Head of the Swiss Federal Department of Finance, Federal Councillor Ueli Maurer informed the head of state about the aim of the visit and the meetings that he held in the country.
Highlighting Swiss-Azerbaijani relations, Ueli Maurer hailed the importance of the activities of Azerbaijan State Oil Company (SOCAR) in Switzerland. He expressed his confidence that the two countries would maintain their good ties.
Describing the bilateral relations between the Republic of Azerbaijan and the Swiss Confederation as very fruitful, President Ilham Aliyev hailed good potential for developing these ties in economic, investment making and other fields. Pointing to energy cooperation, the head of state underlined the importance of the Swiss Confederation's support for TAP project.
President Ilham Aliyev praised Swiss companies' active work in various sectors of Azerbaijan`s economy.