On 19-23 June 2018, a delegation led by the Speaker of the Parliament of the Republic of Azerbaijan paid an official visit to the People’s Republic of China at the invitation of the Chairman of National People’s Congress Li Zhanshu.
As part of the official visit, Speaker of the Parliament of the Republic of Azerbaijan hold meeting with his Chinese counterpart and made exchange of views on the current state of the bilateral relations between the two countries, including the inter-parliamentary relations. Azerbaijani-Chinese relations in political, economic, cultural and humanitarian spheres were also the topics of discussion.
On June 20, the delegation visited the Chinese Communist Party Central Party School.
On June 22, 2018, In the framework of the visit Speaker of the Parliament of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ogtay Asadov met also with the Mayor of Shanghai Ying Yong.