Representatives of 30 Italian enterprises expected to visit Armenia
ROME, NOVEMBER 22, ARMENPRESS. The Italian businessmen are interested in the Armenian market and plan to visit Yerevan soon, Armenia’s Ambassador to Italy Victoria Baghdasaryan told reporters in Rome, talking about the meetings of the Armenian PM in Italy, the first results of the business forum.
“As you already know, Prime Minister of Armenia Nikol Pashinyan met with the Lombardy leadership. This region ensures the 22% of Italy’s GDP, nearly 368 billion Euros. The Lombardy leadership expressed readiness to cooperate with Armenia. The representatives of nearly 30 enterprises will soon visit Armenia”, the Ambassador said, adding that after the 2018 revolution in Armenia the interest towards the country has grown. Armenia is also viewed as a country for entering into the market of the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU). The businessmen already examine the Armenian market. The Ambassador highlighted several fields for cooperation such as IT, energy, transportation, infrastructures and agriculture, Armenpress correspondent reports.
“The business forum in Milan was quite successful and was attended by more than 150 enterprises. The Embassy organized this meeting together with a number of leading organizations and structures, such as the Italian Mediobanca, one of the most important investment banks. I hope there will be concrete results in the near future”, she said. The Ambassador stated that the Armenian PM’s visit to Italy is also under the spotlight of local media outlets. According to her, this visit is important both from economic, political and cultural terms.
Armenian PM Nikol Pashinyan arrived in Italy on November 20 on an official visit.
Edited and translated by Aneta Harutyunyan