On October 29, chairman of the State Customs Committee, customs service Lieutenant-General Safar Mehdiyev met with the delegation led by Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Colombia to Azerbaijan Luis Antonio Dimaté Cárdenas.
Drawing attention to the relations between the two countries, chairman of the State Customs Committee Safar Mehdiyev said Azerbaijan was interested in developing mutual cooperation with Colombia in all spheres, including customs sphere.
Chairman of the Committee gave information about the achievements recently gained by Azerbaijan's customs service under the leadership of President Ilham Aliyev, said more modern management methods were being applied in the customs bodies as part of the reforms, facilitation of the international trade, citizens' satisfaction was ensured.
Informing the guest about the activity of the Azerbaijani customs bodies regarding fiscal policy, fight against illicit drug trafficking and smuggling, Safar Mehdiyev underlined that exchange of experience and mutual cooperation would be beneficial for the customs bodies of the two countries.
It was said that mutually productive relations between the customs bodies of the two countries would make an important contribution to developing economic, trade relations, would create conditions for the use of the potential of economic cooperation.
Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Colombia to Azerbaijan Luis Antonio Dimaté Cárdenas thanked for warm welcome, talked about the friendship between the two countries, underlined that there was great potential to further develop cooperation.
Ambassador said Azerbaijan's customs service was developing rapidly, regarded the recent reforms and progressive projects as successful steps aiming to improve the business climate and facilitate the trade. The guest expressed hope that the bilateral relations would further intensify in the future.
Views were exchanged on the prospects of economic, trade relations between the two countries.
Press and Public Affairs Department of the State Customs Committee