Russia’s Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to Armenia Sergey Kopirkin visited today Gegharkunik Province, as reported the Embassy of the Russian Federation in Armenia.
During the visit, the head of the diplomatic mission had a meeting with Governor of Gegharkunik Province G. G. Sanosyan and Mayor of Gavar G. E. Martirosyan. Stating that many residents of Gegharkunik Province have close ties with Russia, the governor talked about the province’s development programs. The parties discussed the prospects for realization of the potential for the strengthening and partnership between the provinces of Armenia and the oblasts of Russia.
Kopirkin and Sanosyan visited the farm of the Mikayelyan family who produce special cheeses. The family started the successful business through funding from the Russian party under the UNDP Integrated Rural Tourism Development Program.