YEREVAN. - President of Armenia Serzh Sargsyan on Thursday received General Director of the Agency for Strategic Initiatives [ASI], Svetlana Chupsheva, and Chairman of Leader’s Club, Artyom Avetisyan, who have arrived in Armenia with the delegation led by them at the invitation of the Center for Strategic Initiatives of the Armenian Government.
The President welcomed the guests and noted with satisfaction that the agenda of the Armenian-Russian relations and collaboration is constantly developing, including new spheres: together with active collaboration in interstate and interparliamentary formats, the ties in academic and social frameworks are expanding.
President Sargsyan expressed hope that the cooperation between ASI, which is actively involved in the process of drawing up the strategies and programs aimed at the development and enhancement of investment and business climate of Russia, and Leader’s Club, as well as the exchange of experience with the newly-established Center for Strategic Initiatives of the Armenian Government will be mutually beneficial and efficient.
Svetlana Chupseva and Artyon Avetisyan, for their part, presented the President the activity of the organizations headed by them and the recent interesting initiatives. They also expressed willingness to strengthen the ties with the Armenian partners, hosting them in Russia.
Apart from this, the guests told Sargsyan about their impressions on the meetings and visits in Armenia, noting that they are quite impressed by the activity of Tumo Center for Creative Technologies and IDeA (Initiatives for Development of Armenia) Foundation. According to them, Armenia and Russia have certain similarities in terms of choosing strategic vectors of economy development: programs aimed at staff training, promoting youth education, etc. In their words, all this makes the cooperation with Armenia more attractive and promising.