CCIAF and MEDEF International Meeting with the Minister of Economy of Azerbaijan
On May 12, 2020, the Azerbaijan-France Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCIAF) together with MEDEF International and AZPROMO is planned to hold an online meeting with Mr. Mikayil Jabbarov, the Minister of Economy of Azerbaijan.
The meeting will be focused on the discussion of the impact of COVID-19 on the economy and special measures taken by the government of Azerbaijan related to the pandemic as well as Azerbaijani and French companies’ activities inside the quarantine regime. The results of the CCIAF activities for companies in the new situation, possible contributions of French companies to the diversification Azerbaijan’s economy, and the strengthening of its resilience will be discussed as well. Participants will have the opportunity to address their questions online to the Minister.
The meeting will be moderated by Mr. Philip Gautier, CEO of MEDEF International. Honored guests – Mr. Zacharie Gross, Ambassador of France to Azerbaijan; Mr. Rahman Mustafayev, Ambassador of Azerbaijan to France; both CCIAF member companies and directors of French companies of MEDEF International will participate in the meeting.
CCIAF has been operating in Azerbaijan since 2016 with 60+ local, French and international companies being the members of the Chamber by today. The main purpose of CCIAF is to promote mutual economic and friendship relations between Azerbaijan and France. Its mission is to provide its members with unique networking opportunities, representing its members’ interests by playing an advocacy role and proactively addressing issues that affect both its members and the wider business community and offering its members assistance in promoting their business through the Chamber’s platform.
MEDEF International has been active with Azerbaijan since 1992 within its France-Azerbaijan Business Council and is a partner of AZPROMO and CCIAF. The Council’s regular meetings with Azerbaijan’s public decision-makers and the business delegations to Baku have made the Council a recognized and privileged framework dedicated to the business relationship between France and Azerbaijan. During its last mission to Baku in July 2019, MEDEF International gathered around 60 companies interested in developing their activities in Azerbaijan and had the opportunity to meet with HE President and Vice-president of Azerbaijan.