500-1000 BUSINESSMEN TO PARTICIPATE IN ARMENIA-DIASPORA SECOND
Armenia-Diaspora second economic conference will launch on September
20, this year by the decision of the Armenian government. The Armenian
Trade and Economic Development Deputy Minister Tigran Davtyan told a
press conference today that the conference is organized within the
framework of events dedicated to 15th anniversary of Armenia and third
Armenia-Diaspora conference. This will attract many businessmen, the
deputy minister is sure. Approximate estimates show that 500-1000
businessmen will participate.
The first conference took place in 2003 with the participation of 1000
businessmen. According to ministry estimates, 55-65 percent of
investment is related with the Diaspora in 1998-2004, with 25-30
percent of investment directly flowing from Diaspora. The deputy
minister also said they are expecting guests not only of Armenian
national in the conference.
Within the framework of the conference Pan-Armenian EXPO-2006 will be
open. All the interested parties can register on-line. An internet
site is opened to organize the conference –
The participation fee has reduced from 100 Euro to 50 Euro. This
discount will be effective only for those participants who will
register by September 1. The conference is not state subsidized
because the fees and international assistance cover the costs.