Bulgaria’s Deputy PM highlights need to establish Yerevan-Sofia direct air communication
YEREVAN, JUNE 13, ARMENPRESS. Armenia’s Ambassador to Bulgaria Armen Sargsyan on June 12 met with Bulgaria’s Deputy Prime Minister of Economic and Demographic Policies Valeri Simeonov, press service of the Armenian MFA told Armenpress.
During the meeting the Armenian Ambassador congratulated Valeri Simeonov on assuming the post of the Deputy PM and wished success in his responsible position.
Issues related to bilateral economic and scientific-technical cooperation were discussed. The Ambassador briefed the Bulgarian Deputy PM on the possible directions for developing Armenian-Bulgarian trade-economic ties, in particular, mentioning the fields of transport, energy, tourism, agricultural food processing.
The Ambassador presented the free economic zones operating in Armenia, calling on the Bulgarian government to assist the companies that want to make investments in Armenia.
The Deputy PM was provided with materials on Armenia’s business environment, free economic zones and numerous investment programs with the request to transfer them to interested structures and companies.
Valeri Simeonov highlighted the need to deepen bilateral cooperation and utilize the existing great potential. He emphasized the necessity to establish Yerevan-Sofia direct air communication and intensify mutual partnership between the companies of both states aimed at boosting tourism.
The Armenian Ambassador said several Armenian and Bulgarian cities and provinces have established friendly ties, however, it’s necessary to intensify the cooperation.
Agreement was reached to contribute to activating the bilateral ties through local self-government bodies.