Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan today received Japanese scientist, Professor of Carnegie Mellon University, author of the Origami World Theory and creator of the Virtual Reality concept Takeo Kanade, who has received the State Award of Armenia for his global contributions to the IT sector, reports the news service of the Government of Armenia.
The Prime Minister stated that the decision to grant an award for global contributions to the IT sector is a token of high appreciation of Mr. Kanade’s achievements and mentioned that his experience in science and high technologies sets an example for young Armenians taking their first steps in the IT sector.
Takeo Kanade expressed gratitude to Prime Minister Pashinyan for the high appreciation and emphasized that he sees a big future for high technologies in Armenia.
The meeting was followed by the ceremony of redemption of stamps dedicated to the State Award of Armenia for global contributions to the IT sector. This was followed by the solemn ceremony of handing the State Award of the Republic of Armenia for global contributions to the IT sector during which Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan handed the award to Takeo Kanade and delivered a speech during the reception hosted in his honor.