Anar Yusufzade, Head of the PPP environment improvement and capacity building department of the PPPDC (KOBİA), attended the opening ceremony of the 2nd Engineering and Health Exhibition held in Lahore on February 23-25, 2023, which played a role of a platform for establishing relationships between Azerbaijani businessmen and Pakistani exporters.
The exhibition was jointly organized by the Ministry of Commerce and Trade Development Department of Pakistan. During the visit, Anar Yusufzade met with Amjad Ali Awan, Chairman of the Board of the Punjab PPP Organization, and Muhammad Danish, General Director of the PPP Organization. A.Yusufzade informed in details about the development of the economy in Azerbaijan, the reforms carried out, the availability of wide opportunities for the implementation of the PPP mechanism and possible projects for implementation. Opportunities for further cooperation and exchange of experience, the implementation of joint initiatives as well were discussed with Pakistani colleagues.
It was also brought to the attention of the Pakistani counterparts that in Azerbaijan there is a great potential for investment activities related to the implementation of the "smart city" and "smart village" projects in the PPP format, including in the territories liberated from occupation.