ArmInfo. Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan, who is in the United States on a working visit, participated in the "Armenia: Investment Forum-2016" in New York on October 10.
The press office of the Armenian President reports that at the first plenary meeting of the Forum, which was held under the title "Armenia - a Gateway to Big Markets", the President of Armenia made a statement, speaking about Armenia's current economic and political priorities, achievements after twenty-five years of independence, about competitive advantages of the country and investment opportunities, large-scale reforms, favorable business climate, easy access through Armenia to the markets of the region and stable macroeconomic environment. The President offered the investors to use the opportunities provided by Armenia as a gateway to the major market of the region. Serzh Sargsyan also responded to the questions from the participants of the Forum.
The Forum organized by Armenia's Development Fund is attended by the leading companies from different areas, representatives of international financial institutions, experts and over one hundred international investors. The plenary session was chaired by the founder of the Kohn Foundation, international corporative strategist, investment banker and famous public figure, Doctor of Neuroscience Mr. Robert Kohn. Present at the discussions were Member of the House of Representatives Frank Pallone, Chairman of the Eurasian Economic Union Tigran Sarkissian, Vice- President of the Asian Bank of Development Wencai Zhang, Executive Director of the World Bank Frank Heemskerk.