Villaraigosa and Sargsyan Discuss Cooperation

Villaraigosa and Sargsyan Discuss Cooperation

Mayor Villaraigosa discusses cooperation possibilities with Prime
Minister Sargsyan

LOS ANGELES – Armenia’s Prime Minister Tigran Sargsyan met with Los
Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa Sunday.

The Los Angeles mayor emphasized Armenian community’s involvement in
the city’s everyday life.

Sargsyan and Villaraigosa discussed prospects for cooperation, and
made arrangement on creating a joint working group that will be
engaged in bilateral programs.

Villarigosa hosted a reception to honor Sargsyan.

On Saturday, Sargsyan and his delegation visited California Institute
of Technology (CalTech) and met with the school’s president Jean-Lou

At the meeting, Sarsgyan briefed Chameau on reforms in Armenia’s
education sector, as well as the progress in the international
accreditation of the country’s universities.

The parties further focused on prospects of bilateral cooperation in
the IT sector in Armenia.

Also attending the meeting was Rep. Adam Schiff who said: `Armenia has
enough potential to become the Caucasus’ `Silicone Valley’

Sargsyan also met with Armenian students enrolled at CalTech, as well
as US-based scientists.

From: A. Papazian