Thursday, January 25 2018 18:52
Naira Badalian

JICA Chairman: all ongoing programs in Armenia will be of a lengthy nature

JICA Chairman: all ongoing programs in Armenia will be of a lengthy  nature

ArmInfo. Prime Minister of  Armenia Karen Karpetyan met with the chairman of the Japanese  International Cooperation Agency (JICA) Sinichi Kitaoka at the 48th  Economic Forum in Davos. As the press service of the Armenian  government reported, issues related to the implementation of JICA  programs in Armenia, as well as opportunities for deepening  cooperation were discussed.

Prime Minister Karapetyan stressed that the Armenian side is  interested in expanding cooperation with JICA and is ready to take  the necessary steps to implement mutually beneficial programs and  search for new ways of cooperation. He also presented Armenia's  macroeconomic indicators in 2017.

The Chairman of JICA, noted that all current programs will be of a  lengthy nature. Referring to the achievements and tendencies of  Armenia, recorded in 2017, he called them very impressive.

At the meeting, an agreement was reached to conduct an feasibility  study aimed at modernizing Armenia's agriculture. This will also  contribute to the diversification of Armenian agricultural exports.  The interlocutors attached great importance to deepening trade and  economic relations taking into account the existing great development  potential.


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