Armenia interested in developing ties with India - PM
17:13 . 29.08.14
Armenia's prime minister expressed the country's interest in developing and deepening relations with India, as he hosted the Indian ambassador in his office on Friday.
Greeting Suresh Babu Thadipaneni, Hovik Abrahamyan praised the current level of the bilateral inter-state ties and the potential of developing fruitful cooperation in future. "Armenia is interested in deepening and expanding its friendly relations with India. The big potential which our countries have in different sectors will help develop and strengthen the cooperation," he told the guest.
Highlighting the importance of mutual visits, the premier said he hopes that they will impart an new stimulus to the developing partnership.
The sides further discussed a broad framework of issues regarding the development of trade-economic relations. The told unveiled a plan of Armenian IT companies' visit to India for participating in a big exhibition.
At the end, PM Abrahamyan extended his gratitude to the Indian government for the implementation of educational programs in the regions of Tavush and Lori.
A memorandum of understanding aimed at computerizing the secondary schools of Vayots Dzor was later signed between Hayastan All-Armenian Fund and the Indian Embassy to Armenia. The deal also envisages the development of an internal network among educational institutions.