Daily Archives: January 19, 2018

Azerbaijani U19 footballers to hold three friendlies in Antalya

Baku, January 19, AZERTAC

The Azerbaijan national under-19 football team will hold three friendly matches as part of their training camp in Antalya, Turkey.

Azerbaijan will take on Russian Krasnodar on January 30 and Kosovo on January 24 and 28.

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Equis and Global Infrastructure Partners Announce Closing of US$5.0 Billion Renewable Energy Generation Acquisition of Equis Energy

Singapore, Jan. 19, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Equis Pte. Ltd (Equis) and Global Infrastructure Partners (GIP) announced today the closing of the previously announced sale by Equis of 100% of the equity interest in Equis Energyto GIP and its co-investors, for an enterprise value of USD5.0 billion (including assumed liabilities of USD1.3bn). The net transaction […]

Azerbaijan simplifies visa procedures for 2018 Formula 1 Grand Prix

Baku, January 19, AZERTAC

President Ilham Aliyev has signed an order simplifying visa procedures for foreigners and stateless persons traveling to the Republic of Azerbaijan in connection with the 2018 Formula 1 Azerbaijan Grand Prix.

Under the presidential order, foreign citizens and stateless persons traveling to the country in connection with the 2018 Formula 1 Azerbaijan Grand Prix may get a visa – from March 15 to May 15 – from the representative offices of the Consular Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Azerbaijan at international airports upon arrival.

Under the order, to get a visa upon arrival foreign citizens and stateless persons should present one of the following documents: Proof of permanent accreditation of a person in accordance with the applicable rules of the Formula One Management Limited and the International Automobile Federation, the international organizers of the 2017 Formula 1 Azerbaijan Grand Prix; Proof of accreditation with Baku City Circuit Operations Company; A ticket for the Formula 1 Grand-Prix of Europe or a document proving the availability of a ticket.

Scheduled for April 27-29, the 2018 Azerbaijan Grand Prix is one of the longest and narrowest tracks at just 7.6m wide at its narrowest point between the 7th and 8th turns, which are situated along Icheri Sheher (Inner City). The specially constructed street circuit will see F1 cars race around the stunning downtown area of Baku, incorporating its UNESCO-protected old city – Icheri Sheher historical-architectural reserve – as well as its modern skyline and beautiful Caspian Sea promenade. This track promises to be very tricky for the drivers who are not used yet to this circuit.

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New batch of modern military equipment delivered to Azerbaijan

Baku, January 19, AZERTAC

In accordance with the intergovernmental agreement between the Republic of Azerbaijan and the Russian Federation, the delivery of modern Russian-made military equipment to Azerbaijan continues according to the plan, Azerbaijan`s Defense Ministry said.

“The next batch of new military equipment was delivered to the country. A large quantity of modern military equipment delivered by ships from Russia to the port in Baku will be transferred to the military units stationed on the frontline zone in the shortest time,” the ministry said.

“It should be pointed out that this type of military equipment, which has excellent fire capabilities and high terrain crossing ability in mountainous conditions, was successfully used during the combat operations in April 2016,” the ministry added.

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