Azerbaijan enhances implementation of ICAO safety-related standards and recommended practices

ICAO Council President Salvatore Sciacchitano (front right) met with the Prime Minister of Azerbaijan Ali Asadov (front left) in Baku on 7 June. 

During the bilateral meeting with the head of government, the President expressed ICAO’s congratulations to Azerbaijan following its successful efforts to enhance implementation of ICAO’s safety related standards and recommended practices (SARPs). The discussion between the President and the Prime Minister focussed on the importance of civil aviation for the sustainable socio-economic development of Azerbaijan, and on the contributions of Azerbaijan’s civil aviation in the region. 

The President’s mission to Azerbaijan also included meetings with the leadership of AZANS, the State’s Air Navigation Service Provider, and the National Aviation Academy (NAA) of Azerbaijan, where he delivered a lecture to the students. The exchanges encompassed all ICAO strategic objectives and highlighted once again the key role of innovation to address current and future needs. 

The President was accompanied throughout his mission by ICAO Regional Director for the European and the North Atlantic Regions, Mr. Nicolas Rallo.

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