Tuesday, March 6 2018 18:08

Armenian Prime Minister urges Lyon investors to take advantage of RA privileged regime with EAEU and Iran

Armenian Prime Minister urges Lyon investors to take advantage of RA  privileged regime with EAEU and Iran

ArmInfo. Armenian Prime Minister  Karen Karapetyan met with the French delegation led by Mayor of Lyon  Georges Kepenekian.

The Prime Minister highly assessed the level of cooperation between  Armenia and France. In this regard, he expressed satisfaction with  the effective cooperation between Yerevan and Lyon. He also expressed  the hope that the visit of the mayor will contribute to the  activation of the inflow of French investments into the Armenian  economy. Karapetyan stated that favorable conditions have been  created for foreign investors in Armenia, they can enjoy the  privileges of the RA preferential regime with the EAEU and Iran. He  also expressed the hope that the Lyon businessmen will take part in  the business forum in Yerevan within the framework of the  Francophonie summit. According to the prime minister, an additional  stimulus for cooperation will be the opening in April of a direct air  service between Yerevan and Lyon.

Kepenekian said that Lyon is ready to intensify cooperation with  Yerevan, and a multi-sphere program on cooperation between cities for  2018-20 was discussed at a meeting with the capital's mayor Taron  Margaryan.

The delegation of Lyon discussed the issues of cooperation with the  Minister of Health of Armenia, Levon Altunian as well.

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