TEKNOFEST Azerbaijan Aerospace and Technology Festival kicked off on Thursday in Azerbaijan’s capital Baku. The Seaside Boulevard and Crystal Hall sports and concert complex on the boulevard’s western end are the main venues where the famous festival welcomes visitors and participants.
The four-day event is expected to attract more than 200,000 visitors, including 500 from 33 countries from around the world. More than 1,000 technology teams and 6,000 participants have registered for the festival.
The opening day featured speeches by Rashad Nabiyev, Azerbaijan’s Digital Development and Transport Minister, Selcuk Bayraktar, CTO of Turkish Baykar Makina Company and Mustafa Varank, Turkish Minister of Industry and Technology.
Azerbaijan’s President Ilham Aliyev and his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan are expected to visit the festival on May 28.
“The festival of aerospace engineering and…