Vahagn Khachaturyan and John Gallagher discussed the prospects for deepening sectoral cooperation


RA Minister of High֊Tech Industry, Vahagn Khachaturyan, received the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland to the Republic of Armenia, John Gallagher.

The Minister welcomed the Ambassador and briefed him on the main functions and programmes of the Ministry, which included digitization, ecosystem development and some issues related to educational programmes. Khachaturyan assured that within the framework of the ongoing reforms in Armenia, there is great potential for deepening cooperation with Great Britain in the field of high-tech industry.
In assessing the United Kingdom’s achievements in high-tech industry, the Minister stressed the importance of sharing experience and the possibility of advisory assistance, which would have a positive impact on Armenia.

In connection with the re-equipment of industrial enterprises and the introduction of new technologies, the Minister invited the Ambassador to consider the possibility of establishing joint ventures.

Congratulating the Minister on his new position, the Ambassador noted that the role of the Ministry of High֊Tech Industry plays an important role in the development of the country and that the Ministry has  identified  ambitious programmes and the country has the potential to implement these programmes.  

Ambassador John Gallagher sees many opportunities for cooperation with a country that records developments in the fields of science and technology.

In the context of the development of the industry, the Minister underlined the important role of private organizations. The Ministry provides  continuous support to a number of successful organizations in terms of both financial and productive strengthening, as well as exports. 

The Parties discussed the possibility of cooperation between the two countries in particular within the  educational, investment, innovative and market development programmes.


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