Government Should Make More Investments

19 June 06

Armenia needs a smarter tax and budget policy and a higher level of
state revenues. Rodrigo de Rato, IMF Managing Director, announced this
June 18 in Yerevan, visiting Yerevan to participate in the meeting of
the Dutch group of countries of the IMF and the World Bank. De Rato
said the key issue discussed in the meetings with Robert Kocharyan
and Andranik Margaryan was sustainability of economic growth, as well
as enhancement of its role in poverty reduction. ARKA reports that
Rodrigo de Rato said the government must have a possibility to invest
more funds in education, health and infrastructures in rural areas.