REGIONS

"Saipem" soon to start laying pipes for TAP on Adriatic Sea bottom

By
LEMAN ZEYNALOVA, TREND.AZ

The Trans Adriatic Pipeline (TAP) will soon see the start of laying pipes on bottom of Adriatic Sea, "Trend.az" reports citing the TAP AG consortium.

Activities are in full swing on board the "Castoro Sei" pipe-laying barge of Italy’s "Saipem" company, which is the contractor of the project, said the consortium.

"This offshore "moving assembly line" with up to 340 people on board is welding pipes and will shortly start laying them on the bottom of the Adriatic Sea", reads a message.

"Cotton Campaign" coalition to assess cotton harvest results in Uzbekistan

By
ILKIN SEYFADDINI, TREND.AZ

Representatives of the international Cotton Campaign coalition will be visiting Uzbekistan for assessing the results of the 2019 cotton harvest in the country, Trend reported via Uzbek media.

The Cotton Campaign is a global coalition of human rights, labor, investor and business organizations dedicated to eradicating child labor and forced labor in cotton production of Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan.

"Bakcell" yet again receives National CSR Award

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BLACKSEA-CASPIA

“Bakcell” became the winner of “National CSR Award 2019” for its activities in the corporate social responsibility (CSR) area during the year 2019.

The “National CSR Award 2019” was presented to Bakcell for its “Communication through Arts” project, implemented since the year 2010 together with the United Aid for Azerbaijan (UAFA).

Turkmenistan remains China's most important gas supplier

By
HUSEYN HASANOV, TREND.AZ

From December 2009 to December 2019, from Central Asia, mainly from Turkmenistan, to China were delivered 294.6 billion cubic meters of natural gas, “Trend.az” reports, citing an information of the “Xinhua” news agency from the 6-th of January, 2020.

The “Xinhua” news agency cites data from the “PetroChina West Pipeline Company”. Turkmen gas operations have benefited more than 500 million people in 27 provincial-level administrative units, as well as in the Special Administrative Region of Xianggang, the release said.

EU is ready to help Azerbaijan with latest technologies on renewables

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LEMAN ZEYNALOVA, TREND.AZ

The European Union (EU) is ready to help Azerbaijan with latest technologies on renewables, Head of the EU Delegation to Azerbaijan Kestutis Jankauskas told “Trend.az”.

“We are already working with Azerbaijan on its new long term Energy Strategy. We are ready to help with latest technologies on renewable energy sources. Azerbaijan has a lot of wind and sun. Harvesting it would make many utility bills smaller and our environment cleaner”, he said.

Turkmenistan mulls prospects for co-op with SCO

By
HUSEYN HASANOV, TREND.AZ

Secretary General of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) Vladimir Norov met with Turkmen Ambassador to China Parahat Durdyev in Beijing, “Trend.az” reports with reference to the SCO website.

The parties discussed the prospects for cooperation in the field of innovations, digitalization and electronic commerce. The meeting participants also noted the role of SCO in regional and international initiatives and the organization's economic, transport and logistics potential.

"Procter & Gamble" intends to start production in Uzbekistan

By
FAKHRI VAKILOV, TREND.AZ

The US “Procter & Gamble” company is interested in the possibility of starting production in Uzbekistan.

The prospects of the initiative were discussed at a meeting held at Uzbekistan’s Ministry of Investment and Foreign Trade, “Trend.az” reports citing the press service of the ministry.

The company returned to Uzbekistan for product selling in 2017. Currently, 260 people work in the staff of its distribution network.

Kazakhstan, UAE eye international motor vehicle communication cooperation

By
Nargiz Sadikhova, Trend.az

Kazakhstan and the United Arab Emirates may sign an agreement on cooperation in the field of international motor vehicle communication, “Trend.az” reports with reference to the press office of Kazakhstan’s Ministry of Internal Affairs.

This issue was discussed during a meeting of Ambassador of Kazakhstan to the UAE Madiyar Menilbekov with Director General of the UAE Federal Transport Authority H.E.Eng. Ahmed Al Khouri.

Kestutis Janauskas: Conclusion of new agreement with Azerbaijan remains among top priorities for EU

By
LEMAN ZEYNALOVA, TREND.AZ

Indeed, a lot of progress has been achieved in the negotiations on the new partnership agreement between the European Union (EU) and Azerbaijan in 2019, Head of the EU Delegation to Azerbaijan - Kestutis Jankauskas told “Trend.az”.

He pointed out that large parts of the agreement are provisionally agreed.