Close political ties between Azerbaijan and Italy are a very good foundation. Oil and gas, and now electricity projects have significantly strengthened this foundation, President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev said today, February 13, at a meeting with a delegation led by Italian Minister of Enterprises and Products Made in Italy Adolfo Ursa, who took part in the groundbreaking ceremony thermal power plant in the Transcaucasian Republic.
“We want our trade relations to be even more multifaceted. As you know, the construction of the Italian-Azerbaijani University is proceeding rapidly, 5 Italian universities are already our partners. At the same time, the biggest work is on the liberated lands (territories in the Karabakh region, control over which Azerbaijan regained as a result of the 44-day war in the fall of 2020. — Red.) are carried out by Turkish and Italian companies”, the Azerbaijani leader noted.
As reported EADaily, Ilham Aliyev on November 16, 2022 approved the “Great Return State Program to the Liberated Territories of Azerbaijan”. It is planned that by 2027, 34.5 thousand families will be resettled in the Karabakh and East Zangezur economic regions of the republic, for which apartments and individual houses will be built.