JABRAYAIL, AZERBAIJAN - MAY 19: (EDITOR’S NOTE: This Handout image was provided by a third-party organization and may not adhere to Getty Images’ editorial policy.) In this handout image supplied by the Office of the President of the Islamic Republic of Iran, Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi Meets with Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev as they inaugurate the Qiz Qalasi Dam, constructed on the Aras River on the joint borders between Iran and Azerbaijan, after which his helicopter has reportedly crashed near the city of Jolfa, on the border with Azerbaijan on May 19, 2024 in Jabrayil, Azerbaijan. (Photo by Office of the President of the Islamic Republic of Iran via Getty Images)

Iran’s President Ebrahim Raisi dies in helicopter crash

Iran’s President along with the country’s foreign minister were en route from East Azerbaijan to Tabriz when their helicopter experienced difficulties due to heavy fog


UAE launches climate ‘troika’ with future COP presidencies Azerbaijan, Brazil

Past and future UN climate conference hosts the UAE, Azerbaijan and Brazil announced a “troika” with an aim to keep the goal of limiting global warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius, alive

ADQ, Azerbaijan’s AIH form joint investment platform

ADQ, Azerbaijan Investment Holding form joint investment platform

The venture will seek and leverage investment opportunities to generate sustainable financial returns on deployed capital

Masdar signs 1GW Clean Energy Agreement in Azerbaijan following Presidential Inauguration of Garadagh Solar Park, Largest in the Region Image: Supplied/ Masdar

Masdar signs 1GW clean energy agreement in Azerbaijan

This deal followed the inauguration of the region’s largest operational solar plant, the 230MW Garadagh Solar Park in Azerbaijan


Saudi Arabia expands visitor e-visa to eight additional countries

Nationals of these countries can apply for a Saudi visitor visa ahead of their journey via the official e-visa portal


ADNOC to acquire 30% equity stake in Absheron gas field

The first gas from Absheron was successfully delivered in early July 2023

Air Arabia Abu Dhabi to begin direct flights to Baku

Air Arabia Abu Dhabi to begin direct flights to Baku from Sept 13

The service will connect Abu Dhabi International Airport to Heydar Aliyev International Airport

Masdar Office Inaugration in Baku

Masdar opens office in Azerbaijan, aims to support country’s clean energy objectives

Masdar will work closely with the government and other stakeholders in Azerbaijan to accelerate the growth of its renewable energy sector

UAE President receives Azerbaijan's head of state

UAE President receives Azerbaijan’s head of state

The president of Azerbaijan, Ilham Aliyev, is paying a working visit to the UAE

Saudi Arabia, Azerbaijan to establish joint business council

Saudi Arabia, Azerbaijan to establish joint business council

The committee also witnessed the signing of an MoU between the Saudi Fund for Development and the Ministry of Economy of Azerbaijan

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Masdar announces financial close on Garadagh Solar PV Plant in Azerbaijan

The project will help to generate half a billion kilowatt-hours of electricity annually, enough to meet the needs of more than 110,000 homes

UAE’s Masdar announces start of construction for solar PV plant in Azerbaijan

Masdar also signed agreements related to the development of additional clean-energy projects across the country

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UAE’s Masdar inks deal for mega solar power project in Azerbaijan

The 230-megawatt project is Azerbaijan’s first foreign investment-based independent solar project structured as a public-private partnership

Saudi Arabia’s ACWA Power to build wind park in Azerbaijan

Azerbaijan plans to increase the share of clean energy in electricity generation to 30 per cent over the next decade

Azerbaijan grants UAE residents visa on arrival

The on-arrival tourist visa is valid for one month the date of arrival