AmCham Members’ May Luncheon

On May 31, 2022, the American Chamber of Commerce in Azerbaijan (AmCham Azerbaijan) held its monthly members’ Luncheon. The honorable guest speaker of this month was Mr. Safar Mehdiyev, Chairman of the State Customs Committee of the Republic of Azerbaijan. 

Opening the event, Executive Director of AmCham Azerbaijan, Ms. Gulnara Aslanbayli welcomed the participants of the Luncheon. During her speech, she emphasized sustained activity of AmCham Azerbaijan on continuing supporting and promoting the interests of foreign and local businesses in Azerbaijan, as well as significance of the established fruitful dialogue and successful cooperation with government institutions in this direction. Ms. Aslanbayli also announced newly joined members of the Chamber: Aqualink LLC, PASHA Capital Investment Company CJSC, SOFTGILE LLC, “Xalq Bank” OJSC, Farchitects LLC, BHB Media, Kulane LLC, Citibank A.S., Push30, and Cubics Technology LLC.

Ms. Aslanbayli passed the floor to the presentation of the sponsor of the event, PASHA Property Management. Chief Commercial Officer of PASHA Property Management, Mr. Elchin Gadimov provided comprehensive information on the main goals and values, as well as current activities and impending projects of the company.

Introducing the honorable guest speaker Mr. Safar Mehdiyev to the audience, President of AmCham Azerbaijan Ms. Nargiz Nasrullayeva-Muduroglu  highlighted that cooperation between AmCham and the Committee has a remarkable history, and that AmCham attaches significant value to this collaboration and further strengthening of ties among customs authorities. 

Mr. Safar Mehdiyev gave an informative speech on the importance of the reforms carried out in the customs system in recent years. He discussed issues of strengthening customs and business relations, simplifying customs procedures and trade, and studying proposals from business representatives. He also noted that one of the utmost goals of the reforms is to facilitate customs procedures and simplify trade. At the end of his speech, Mr. Mehdiyev mentioned that the State Customs Committee is always open for discussion meetings with business, and that the opinions expressed at meetings and conferences play an important role in the organization of customs work.

The speech was followed by an interactive Q&A session, where all questions were addressed by Mr. Safar Mehdiyev.

More than 100 people participated in the luncheon including high-ranking government officials, senior executives from business community, member companies and representatives of diplomatic corps.

AmCham Azerbaijan would like to express its sincere gratitude to PASHA Property Management for their sponsorship in organization of this event. Interested parties can get more information by contacting Chief Commercial Officer of PASHA Property Management. Mr. Elchin Gadimov: ; or Ms. Kamila Rahimova, Apartment Sales Head: / 994502080035.

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31 May 2022
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