The Caspian European Club has organized an online B2B Transport forum with the participation of Azerbaijan’s Deputy Minister of Transport, Communications and High Technologies Elmir Valizade. The forum featured discussions on the issues and suggestions of transport and logistics companies, Chairman and Group CEO of the Caspian European Club and Caspian Energy Telman Aliyev told AZERTAC.
Deputy Head of the State Road Transport Service under Azerbaijan’s Ministry of Transport, Communications and High Technologies Ibrahim Aliyev, Head of the Transport Policy Department of the Ministry of Transport, Communications and High Technologies Azar Aliyev, Deputy Director- General of the Baku International Sea Trade Port CJSC Akbar Karimov, Head of the Transit Department of Azerbaijan’s State Customs Committee Farid Valiyev, Deputy Head of the Department for Road Taxes of the State Customs Committee Sultan Huseynov, a representative of the Azerbaijan Republic Agency for Small and Medium-sized Business Development for Baku city ( a friend of SME) Vusal Gasimov and top managers of public and private companies, representing different sectors of economy, also joined the discussions of the online B2B Transport forum which lasted for two hours.
“The country’s leadership has set the task of turning Azerbaijan into a regional transport hub. Azerbaijan’s transit potential and existing infrastructure make it possible for local and foreign transport and logistics companies to carry out cargo transportation in all existing directions”, Elmir Valizade noted.
The importance of maintaining human resources was highlighted. Apart from that, information about the state support measures, taken to minimize the negative impact of the COVID – 19 pandemic on the transport sector, was provided.
On behalf of the top managers of the Caspian European Club member companies, the Chairman and CEO of the Caspian European Club Telman Aliyev expressed gratitude to the President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev and all representatives of the economic bloc of the government of Azerbaijan for the active involvement and support which they provide to entrepreneurs during the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic.
B2B forum is a unique platform for international business networking created by the Caspian European Club, where business representatives make short presentations, talk about their activities, share industry problems and offer solutions to these problems.
Online B2B forums are held twice a week and serve as an additional platform for communicating in an informal setting and establishing new business contacts with heads of companies from different sectors of the economy of Azerbaijan, Georgia, Kazakhstan, as well as other countries of the Caspian-Black Sea and Baltic regions.
The Caspian European Club, which brings together over 5,000 companies and organizations from 50 countries, was established in June 2002. The major objective of the Caspian European Club is to improve investment and business climate in Azerbaijan and other countries where the Caspian European Club operates, and also to stimulate and contribute into B2G, B2B and B2C dialogues.
The head office of the Caspian European Club is located in Baku (Azerbaijan). Besides, the Caspian European Club has official representative offices in Georgia and Kazakhstan, authorized representatives in the USA, Germany, Poland, Latvia and the Czech Republic.