President Ilham Aliyev received the newly-appointed Norwegian Ambassador
President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has received the credentials of Norway's newly-appointed Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Bard Ivar Svendsen.
Ambassador Bard Ivar Svendsen reviewed the guard of honor.
Bard Ivar Svendsen handed his credentials to President Ilham Aliyev.
President Ilham Aliyev then had a conversation with the Ambassador.
Saying that the bilateral relations between the Republic of Azerbaijan and Kingdom of Norway were satisfactory in general, President Ilham Aliyev expressed his confidence that Ambassador Bard Ivar Svendsen's tenure would see this cooperation further develop. Saying that long-term energy relations between the two countries were successfully developing, President Ilham Aliyev noted that there was mutual interest in deepening this cooperation in the non-energy sector too.
Ambassador Bard Ivar Svendsen emphasized the importance of long-term active cooperation in the energy sector. The Norwegian Ambassador said he would spare no efforts to ensure the broadening of the bilateral relations during his diplomatic tenure in Azerbaijan.