ArmInfo. French businessmen do not give positive assessment of Armenia's investment opportunities because of its political instability, Head and Founder of Armenian community in Nancy city (France) Artur Avetyan stated at the Pan Armenian Forum of Business Youth from Armenia, Artsakh and Diaspora, referring to the recent meeting with representatives of one of large French companies.
"I do not want us to gather once a year for just holding such kind of forums. It is necessary to take certain steps. The representatives of Diaspora should have constant opportunity to apply to the Armenian ministries when necessary. Thus, we will be able to better present our country on the international platform", he said noting that they have done much work for presenting Armenia as a tourism country with high investment opportunities but no results have been achieved yet.
Russian representative, founder and Director of "Rosarm", Russian-Armenian Union for business and cultural ties support and development in Tumen city of Russia, Sergo Stepanyan also made a speech the forum. He expressed satisfaction with the participation in the forum and noted that Tumen entrepreneurs are on the contrary open and ready for cooperation with Armenia. At the same time he informed that such a forum will be organized in Tumen also aimed at networking with the Armenian businessmen.
In a talk with ArmInfo's correspondent Aram Asryan, founder and Director of Axioma law firm in Ukraine, noted that such events for development of networking among youth of Armenia, Artsakh and Diaspora should have been organized long ago as they are very useful. He expressed readiness for cooperation with the representatives from Armenia and mentioned the high potential of the youth. "Being businessmen by nature local Armenians do not use the opportunities for development of business to the full. In my turn I am ready to share all my knowledge and experience gained in Ukraine for assisting our country", he stressed.
To note, Pan Armenian Forum of Young Businessmen kicked off in Yerevan upon the initiative of the Union of Young Businessmen of Armenia (UYBA) attended by more than 30 representatives from Ukraine, Russia, the USA, the UK, France, Lithuania, Turkey, Israel, UAE, as well as 40 young businessmen from Armenia and 20 from Artsakh. The Forum will be held in Yerevan between July 15 and July 22.