Dr. Mohammad Hossein Somi, Chancellor of Tabriz University of Medical Sciences (TUOMS) attended the "13th Meeting of the Joint Commission on Economic Cooperation between Iran and the Republic of Azerbaijan" which was held on March 14-15 in Baku.
Dr. Farhad Dejpasand, Iran's Minister of Economic Affairs was the head of Iranian delegation in which they met Azerbaijan’s President Ilham Aliyev.
The meeting discussed ways to expand cooperation between the Islamic Republic of Iran and Azerbaijan in the areas of investment, trade, finance and banking, customs and border issues, communications, energy and environment, agriculture, food security and health, science and education, culture and tourism in the form of eight specialized committees.
Dr. Somi, who was in charge of health related issues in this trip, visited the officials of Baku City Hospital (BCH) and negotiated the terms of collaboration related to supplying BCH with the needed human resources (specialists and sub-specialists). He also traveled to Nakhchivan Republic and met Dr. Niyazi Noruzov, the Health Minister of Nakhchivan.