BAKU, Azerbaijan, February 24
Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev sent a congratulatory letter to King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud of Saudi Arabia on the occasion of the 30th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between the Republic of Azerbaijan and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, reports Trend.
It is on the occasion of the 30th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between the Republic of Azerbaijan and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia that in my personal name and on behalf of the people of Azerbaijan, I extend to you my warm congratulations, as well as to your brother people.
Throughout these 30 years, our interstate relations have experienced dynamic development, in accordance with the interests of our peoples who share historical, religious and cultural roots, and our cooperation has expanded both in a bilateral and multilateral format.
For us, Saudi Arabia is an essential partner and a brother country. I attach great importance to the overall development of our relations based on mutual trust. I also note with pleasure the fruitful cooperation between our countries within international organizations, in particular the Organization of Islamic Cooperation, and express our determination to continue to improve our mutual performance.
The people of Azerbaijan highly appreciate Saudi Arabia’s support for the territorial integrity, sovereignty and inviolability of its internationally recognized borders and the just position of your country, and recognize it as a living manifestation of our brotherhood. .
Today, our achievements in different fields are gratifying. Cooperation in the energy sector, which is among the priority directions, including the successful engagement within the OPEC+ format, is commendable. I would like to highlight our collaboration in the renewable energy sector in particular. We are delighted that the company “ACWA Power”, precisely from your brother country, is the investor and the implementation of the wind power plant project “Khizi-Absheron”, which will be the largest power plant in Azerbaijan in this sector and will contribute to the energy of our country. Security.
I always remember with fondest impressions the great attention and hospitality extended to me during my visits to Saudi Arabia and our meetings held in a spirit of benevolence and sincerity. I believe that we will continue our joint efforts to develop the traditionally friendly relations between Azerbaijan and Saudi Arabia and exploit the full potential of our cooperation both bilaterally and multilaterally.
I wish you robust health, long life and success and to the brotherly people of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia eternal peace and prosperity,” the head of state said.