Armenia’s Minister of Education, Science, Culture and Sport Arayik Harutyunyan received today Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Japan Jun Yamada.
During the meeting, Minister Arayik Harutyunyan underscored the importance of the creation of new platforms for cooperation between the two countries and particularly stated that the development of secondary vocational education is one of the priorities for Armenia’s education system and that the focus on this sector is aimed at solving the current problems in the labor market.
The parties also earmarked the paths for partnership in the field of technology. Ambassador Jun Yamada expressed willingness to cooperate in the preservation of cultural monuments and in the arts and creative industry through the application of new technologies. The opportunity to hold the days of Japan in Armenia and the days of Armenia in Japan were considered.
At the end of the meeting, Minister Arayik Harutyunyan talked about the 2020 Summer Olympics to be held in Tokyo and voiced hope that the Armenian delegation would achieve unprecedented success.