Serbia is interested in further cooperation with Azerbaijani AzVirt construction company, Serbian Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic said.
Vucic made the statement at a meeting with Kamil Aliyev, head of AzVirt company, in Belgrade, the Azerbaijani embassy in Serbia said.
According to the Azerbaijani embassy in Serbia, AzVirt’s delegation visited Serbia to get acquainted with the pace of the construction work. The construction project covering the E-763 highway League Prelina section is being implemented by AzVirt company. The project is funded by a loan from the Azerbaijani government and is being finalized.
Vucic and Aliyev met during the visit, the Azerbaijani embassy in Serbia said.
During the meeting, Vucic said that the Serbian government was pleased with the quality of the Azerbaijani companies’ work, which should be an example for other foreign companies operating in Serbia.
"For this reason, Serbia is interested in further cooperation with AzVirt company after the current project is implemented,” he said. “We are ready for discussions to determine the directions of further cooperation on other projects and privatization process in Serbia."
In his turn, Aliyev said that all workers, involved in the construction, with the exception of 22 citizens of Azerbaijan and other countries, are citizens of Serbia, and all used building materials were produced in Serbia.
"The work will be completed as soon as possible and special attention will be paid to the quality,” he said. “After the project is implemented, we intend to continue to work in Serbia and we are also ready to discuss models of cooperation on other projects."
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