THE DETAILS OF NEW EBRD STRATEGY IN ARMENIA DISCUSSED
Prime Minister Tigran Sargsyan received today Jan Fisher, Vice
President of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development
(EBRD), who has arrived in Armenia to determine the priorities of
EBRD activity in Armenia.
Greeting the guest, PM Sargsyan said: “We rate high our relations
with the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development. We have
passed a long way and have had achievements we are proud of. But we
face problems, as well, and we hope that your visit will provide an
opportunity to clarify our future steps.”
Speaking about the main provisions of the new strategy of cooperation
between Armenia and EBRD, Jan Fisher noted that the Bank attaches
importance to the implementation of programs targeted at the
development of small and medium-sized enterprises and the private
The EBRD Vice-President highly appreciated the Armenian government’s
efforts to improve the business atmosphere. He thanked Tigran Sargsyan
for heading the Council of Development of Small and Medium-sized
Enterprises, which speaks of the attention the government pays to
the development of SMEs.
Prime Minister Tigran Sargsyan hailed the cooperation between the EBRD
and the Armenian Government, attaching importance to its continuation.