H.E. Dr. Murad N. Najafbayli, Ambassador, Permanent Representative of the Republic of Azerbaijan to the UN Office and other international organizations at Geneva met with Mr. Houlin Zhao, Secretary-General of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) on 13 February 2015 in ITU Headquarters.
Mr. H.Zhao highly valued the relations between ITU and Azerbaijan. The Secretary-General also appreciated Azerbaijan’s current election to ITU Council as an active member of ITU. Furthermore, Mr. H.Zhao stated that he was in a couple of times in Azerbaijan and his last visit was during “Bakutel 2014” on December 2014. The Secretary-General also mentioned that during the visit he was truly impressed by the meeting with H.H. Mr. Ilham Aliyev, the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan.
During the meeting, Ambassador, Permanent Representative Mr. M.Najafbayli expressed his congratulations to Mr. H.Zhao on his election as the Secretary-General of ITU. Permanent Representative highly appreciated the current level of relations between Azerbaijan and the ITU. Mr. M.Najafbayli was also confident that the cooperation between the Republic of Azerbaijan and ITU will be further strengthened and deepened. The Permanent Representative also noted the recent developments in the field of information-communication technologies in Azerbaijan.
Then, the exchange of views on different spheres of mutually interested issues was conducted between the Parties.