ArmInfo. During his working visit to the UAE, Armenian Minister of Economic Development and Investments Suren Karayan met with Sultan bin Saeed Al Mansoori, UAE Minister of Economy.
The Ministry's press office has told ArmInfo that the sides stressed the importance of implementing the arrangements reached during the visit of the Armenian President to the UAE. Karayan spoke of the GSP and GSP+ preferential trade regimes, as well as Armenia's talks with various countries regarding creation of a free trade area within the Eurasian Economic Union, particularly, with Iran, Singapore, India, and Egypt. The Armenian delegation presented 32 investment projects to the UAE side.
The UAE economy minister expressed willingness to deepen the trade and economic relations between the two countries.
Suren Karayan also met with Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD) Director General Mohamed Saif Al Suwaidi. The sides exchanged their views of investment issues and thoroughly discussed the steps towards creation of a common investment fund.
During his working visit to the UAE, Suren Karayan met with Abu Dhabi Investment Authority (ADIA) Director Khalil Mohammed Foulathi. The Armenian minister presented Armenia's business capacities, investment programs, economic sectors having an investment potential, as well as investment environment of Armenia.
The meeting with the management of the Abu Dhabi Chamber of Commerce and Industry covered issues related to holding of an investment forum in Abu Dhabi in 2017.