Ministry of Energy of the Republic of Azerbaijan

10/06/2021 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 10/06/2021 06:00

Minister of Energy has received the Ambassador of the Kingdom of Belgium to Azerbaijan

A meeting was held between Minister of Energy Parviz Shahbazov and Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Kingdom of Belgium Michel Peetermans

At the meeting, the sides discussed the existing cooperation between Azerbaijan and Belgium in various fields. Information was given on the reforms carried out in the energy sector of Azerbaijan, energy efficiency, expansion of the use of renewable energy, work done in the direction of energy transition in general, legislative acts, energy projects implemented with the attraction of private investment. In this regard, the sides discussed the prospects for the development of energy cooperation between the two countries, especially in the field of renewable energy, and expressed confidence that the participation of Belgian companies in renewable energy auctions would create additional opportunities for cooperation.

The contributions of important energy projects of our country to ensure the energy security of the region, as well as Europe, and especially, the importance of the Southern Gas Corridor, which serves to diversify energy sources and routes in the context of global energy security were emphasized.

A number of other issues of mutual interest were discussed at the meeting.