Karabakh Delegation Had Meetings In UAE And Kuwait


STEPANAKERT, March 3. /ARKA/. The delegation headed by the premier
of Nagorno-Karabakh Republic (NKR) Arayik Harutiunyan, was, on an
official visit, in the United Arab Emirates and Kuwait from February
27 to March 1, the press office of NKR’s government reported.

The delegation comprised of the minister of urban planning Karen
Shahramanyan, executive director of Rural Support Fund Ashot Bakhshiyan
and representative of ARF Dashnaktsutiun central committee David

The members of the delegation had meetings with the Armenian
communities of the countries. Artsakh Roots Investment company’s
programs that aim at promotion of agriculture and housing construction
in Kashatagh and Shahumyan regions of Karabakh were presented to some
ten ethnic Armenian businessmen in the UAE and Kuwait.

The head of the government praised the company’s operations in Artsakh
(Armenian name for Karabakh) and stressed the importance of raising
its capital.

The premier said the small rural loans program and construction of
some 50 apartments in Aghavno community of Kashatagh are of particular

Harutiunyan urged investors to contribute to the programs through
Karabakh Rural Support Fund and Artsakh Investment Fund. Agreements
were reached with the businessmen on further cooperation.

Members of the delegation had meetings also with Armenian ambassadors
to Kuwait and the UAE and clerical leaders of the communities and
talked about ways to deepen the cooperation. NKR’s premier visited
the National Gymnasium of Kuwait and promised to help establish links
with educational institutions in Artsakh. -0–


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