Azerbaijan’s Ambassador to India Dr Ashraf Shikhaliyev called on Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal in Guwahati on Friday. Both the leaders discussed issues of mutual interests between his country and Assam.
Shikhaliyev expressed his country’s interest in investing in Assam’s tea and import of it to his country, officials said.
Referring to Azerbaijan’s tea drinking habits, he said that Assam tea will be in huge demand in his country.
The Ambassador stated that Information Technology and tourism are the other two sectors in which both Assam and Azerbaijan can work together, they said.
The Assam CM gave a presentation of the core sectors of business in Assam. Sonowal said that both Azerbaijan and Assam should work to send their respective delegations to both geographical entities.
Shikhaliyev invited Sonowal to Azerbaijan to strengthen his country’s bilateral relations with Assam.