RA Government Receives The French Minister Of Economic Recovery Plan


MAY 20, 2010

YEREVAN, MAY 20, ARMENPRESS: RA Prime Minister Tigran Sargsyan
received today the delegation, headed by Mr. Patrick Devedjian, French
Minister under the Prime Minister in charge of the Implementation
of the Recovery Plan and President of the general council of the
Hauts-de-Seine department.

The Governmental press service told Armenpress that RA Prime Minister
welcomed the guests and expressed the gratitude of the Government
to Mr. Patrick Devedjian for his great investment in the Armenian
social-economic development. Speaking on the educational cooperation,
RA Prime Minister Tigran Sargsyan said he appreciates that the students
of the French University of Armenia have their educational internship
at the enterprises of Hauts-de-Seine department.

Tigran Sargsyan and Patrick Devedjian discussed the current process
and the prospects of the Armenian-French cooperation. They stressed
the importance of the ‘Tavush 2012’ program, which is currently being
implemented by Hauts-de-Seine department in assistance with ‘Armenia’
All-Armenian Fund. The ‘Tavush 2012’ program intends restoration and
construction of irrigation systems and establishment of a base for
modern agricultural equipment. At the request of the French Minister of
Economic Recovery Plan, RA Prime Minister Tigran Sargsyan represented
the RA strategy for agriculture development.

The Prime Minister stressed the importance of the development of
agricultural tourism and represented the road-construction program in
villages, especially the ‘North-South’ complex project. The activities
of All-Armenian establishments were discussed as well.