Sachin Pilot Inaugurates It Centre In Armenia


The Statesman
November 9, 2011 Wednesday

Statesman news service NEW DELHI, 8 NOV: Indo-Armenian cooperation
in the field of information technology got a boost today with the
inauguration of the India-Armenia Centre for Excellence in Information
and Communication Technology by the Armenian Prime Minister, Mr
TigranSargsyanand the minister of state for communications and
information technology, Mr SachinPilot, in Yerevan,the capital of
Armenia. The centre set up under a bilateral MoUsigned on 26 June 2009
has been completed with an assistance of Rs7.56 crore from India. The
Centre for Development of Advanced Computing was engaged to execute the
project in collaboration with an Armenian counterpart. Speaking on the
occasion, Mr Pilot said: The centre should be viewed as re-affirmation
of Indias commitment to stand and act as a reliable partner of Armenia
in its developmental efforts. During his meeting with the Prime
Minister of Armenia, Mr Pilot reiterated that India attaches great
importance to its relations with Armenia. The two leaders noted with
satisfaction the complete understanding on issues of mutual concern
and convergence of views on important regional and international
issues. During the visit, Mr Pilot also met Mr TigranDavtyan,Armenian
minister of economy, and discussed the possibility for further
strengthening bilateral cooperation in the ICTsector.