Pakistan was among the first three countries to recognize Azerbaijan after its independence from the former Soviet Union in October 1991. Diplomatic relations were established in June 1992. Pakistan Embassy was opened in March 1993 in Baku and Azerbaijan established its Mission in Islamabad in August 1997. Next year i.e. in 2017.
The Pakistan & Azerbaijan both countries agreed to establish joint ventures in all possible domains particularly defense, energy, infrastructure, IT, textile and pharmaceuticals and different fields and The President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev praised Azerbaijan-Pakistan bilateral relations, the two countries’ joint activities within international organizations and mutual support for each other, saying Azerbaijan is interested in developing brotherly ties with Pakistan.
Pakistan and Azerbaijan are two fraternal countries. Close and cordial relations between the two countries are characterized by common cultural heritage, shared perceptions on global and regional issues and cooperation at international forums. Due to deeply entrenched affinities, both the countries cherish special bond of friendship.
There exists a great scope for Azerbaijan to import pharmaceuticals, medicine, cosmetics, surgical instruments, cutlery, electrical appliances, textile, leather, sports and sportswear, furniture, home-made crafts, crafts, food and accessories, ready-made garments, cotton products, engineering goods, consumer goods, rice, textile fabrics, sports goods and tents He said that Pakistani exporters should take active part in the joint expo to show potential of their products to Azeri consumers.