Ilham Aliyev arrived in Estonia for a three-day state visit yesterday.
He and his wife Mehriban Aliyeva were met at the airport by senior Estonian officials.
The visit aims to intensify political dialogue and improve the treaty base between the two nations, as well as to promote collaboration in the information and communication, economic, science and cultural sectors, according to the Estonian Foreign Ministry.
The Azerbaijani president has meetings scheduled with President Toomas Hendrik Ilves and Prime Minister Andrus Ansip. President Aliyev will visit the ICT Demo Centre, give a lecture at the Foreign Ministry, lay a wreath at the Monument to the War of Independence and meet the mayor of Tallinn.
Ilham Aliyev is accompanied on his visit by Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov, who will meet Foreign Minister Urmas Paet on 7 April. Paet and Mammadyarov will sign an agreements on the protection of investments between Estonia and Azerbaijan and on the lifting of visas for the holders of diplomatic passports. The president’s delegation includes the minister of information technology and communication, Ali Abbasov, and the minister for economic development, Shahin Mustafayev.