Istanbul hosts Turkey-Azerbaijan Energy Forum


The second edition of the Turkish-Azerbaijani Energy Forum, aimed at strengthening cooperation between the two countries in the field, was launched in Istanbul on Wednesday.


The Turkish Ministry of Energy and Natural Resources said in a statement that the first edition of the forum took place in the Azerbaijani capital, Baku, on December 21-22 last year.

The statement added that the forum aims to bring together representatives of the public and private sectors in the two countries in the field of energy.

He pointed out that there are 4 different working groups in the structure of the forum that will discuss ways to strengthen relations between the two countries in the field of energy.

During the forum, working groups are scheduled to discuss ways to enhance cooperation in the field of hydrocarbons, petrochemicals, electricity transmission and distribution, and renewable energy.


The Ministers of Energy of the two countries will sign the protocol that will be prepared after the completion of the work of the four groups.

Turkish Vice President Fuat Oktay and Minister of Energy and Natural Resources Fatih Donmez and his Azerbaijani counterpart Pervez Shahbazov are scheduled to deliver a speech at the end of the forum.