Karabakh premier visits USA

Karabakh premier visits USA

Artsakh State TV, Stepanakert
12 Oct 04

Nagornyy Karabakh Republic [NKR] prime minister Anushavan Daniyelyan is
in the USA on a working visit. The main purpose of his visit is to help
organize the coming telethon aiming at fund raising to assist the NKR,
and especially to complete North-South highway in Nagornyy Karabakh.

On 10 October premier Daniyelyan met representatives of Armenian
community of Fresno [in California]. Congressman George Radanovich
elected from Fresno also participated at the meeting and greeted
the NKR prime minister. On the same day Anushavan Daniyelyan gave an
interview to Armenian radio of Fresno.

On 11 October he visited the Armenian cemetery of Fresno and
laid flowers to the monument of the famous Armenian and American
writer William Saroyan. Anushavan Daniyelyan also visited Armenian
agricultural enterprises specializing in processing agricultural
products. He underlined the promising opportunities for such business
in the NKR and called on Armenian entrepreneurs to invest in the NKR
economy. On the same day premier Daniyelyan visited San Francisco
and met representatives of the Armenian community. He underlined
the importance of constructing the North-South highway for all
the Armenians in the world and also told the audience about the
socioeconomic situation in the NKR. In particular Anushavan Daniyelyan
noted that in recent years the total volume of foreign direct
investment in the NKR economy had constituted more than 50m US dollars.

The NKR permanent representative to USA Vardan Barsegyan is
accompanying Anushavan Daniyelyan during the meetings. NKR prime
minister’s visit to the USA is continuing.