On November 13, Deputy Prime Minister Tigran Avinyan received German Ambassador to Armenia Michael Johannes Banzhaf.
Deputy Prime Minister emphasized that Germany is one of the important partners of Armenia, and relations have been developing seriously during the last one and a half years.
At the request of Ambassador Banzhaf, the Deputy Prime Minister outlined the priorities of Armenia's economic development and ongoing reforms in the country.
Avinyan also touched upon mining, noting that increasing transparency and accountability in this industry and making it in line with international standards is one of the Armenian government's key objectives.
Interlocutors discussed several other domains, too. Tigran Avinyan noted that the Armenian government pays great attention to the development of IT, especially to the promotion of artificial intelligence. In this context, he stressed the importance of implementing joint programs with Germany.