COOPERATION PLAN BETWEEN YEREVAN AND SAINT PETERSBURG SIGNED
In Saint Petersburg Governor Valentina Matvienko and the Mayor of
Yerevan Yervand Zakharyan signed the 2007-2009 plan of cooperation
in the trade-economic, scientific-technical and humanitarian spheres.
Valentina Matvienko declared during the ceremony of signing that
the relations with Yerevan have always been a priority for Saint
Petersburg, but the potential of cooperation is not exhausted yet.
"It is necessary to increase the volume of cooperation, primarily
in the filed of trade and economy. The cooperation in the spheres
of architecture and urban development also seem to be prospective,"
the Governor of Saint Petersburg said, adding that Saint Petersburg
is ready to exchange experience with Yerevan, Russian media report.
"There has been centuries-old friendship between our peoples, and
this program will unhopefully enhance its further reinforcement,"
Yervand Zakharyan declared.