Japanese companies are implementing various energy projects not only in Azerbaijan’s Karabakh region, but also in the Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Azerbaijan Elnur Mammadov said at an official reception on the occasion of the Japanese national holiday, Report informs.

The deputy minister expressed hope for further strengthening of cooperation with Japan in the field of renewable energy.

He noted that Azerbaijan is implementing new economic projects in the territories liberated from occupation and carrying out large-scale reconstruction: “The transport hub created in Karabakh and the Eastern Zangazur economic region opens up new opportunities for interregional trade. Interest in the industrial park created in Agdam, economic zone of the Araz River valley in Jabrayil, is growing.”

Mammadov said that there are favorable conditions for the implementation of solar energy projects in Gubadli, Zangilan, Jabrayil and Fuzuli districts, and for wind energy projects in Lachin and Kalbajar districts.