General Assembly of the Swiss-Azerbaijani Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SACCI) was held in Geneva
On September 21, the founding conference of the Swiss-Azerbaijani Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SACCI) was held in Geneva, Switzerland. The event was organized by the Swiss-Azerbaijani Chamber of Commerce and Industry, with the support of the Small and Medium Business Development Agency (KOBIA) and the Embassy of the Republic of Azerbaijan in the Swiss Confederation.
Fuad Isgandarov, Ambassador of the Republic of Azerbaijan to the Swiss Confederation, Muriel Peneveyre, the Ambassador of the Swiss Confederation to the Republic of Azerbaijan, Claude Haegi, President of the Swiss-Azerbaijani Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Orkhan Mammadov, Chairman of the Board of the Small and Medium Business Development Agency (KOBIA), Promotion of Exports and Investments in Azerbaijan, attended the event. Yusif Abdullayev, the head of the agency - AZPROMO, Maryam Almaszade, the president of "SOCAR Trading" and Rauf Khalilov, the chief executive officer of "ISR Holding", spoke about the cooperation between our countries, the activities of the chamber, and the expansion of relations between businessmen.
A congratulatory letter to the conference participants was addressed by Ambassador Erwin Bollinger, the head of the Bilateral Economic Relations Department of the State Secretariat for Economic Affairs of the Swiss Confederation (SECO) and the Representative of the Federal Council on Trade Agreements, also the Swiss co-chairman of the "Joint Commission on trade and economic cooperation between the Government of the Republic of Azerbaijan and the Swiss Federal Council". In the letter he wished success to the work of the Chamber and expressed the support of the Swiss Government.
Within the framework of the event, presentations were made by KOBIA on the support mechanisms provided to small and medium businesses in Azerbaijan, by AZPROMO on the investment potential of Azerbaijan, and by SACCI on the chamber's interactive platforms and website.
Then the new structure of the chamber was approved, the board of directors and new members of the chamber were elected, the work to be done within the framework of the chamber in the upcoming period was discussed, and bilateral meetings were organized between the Azerbaijani and Swiss companies that are members of SACCI.