YEREVAN. – Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan received today received Nathan Porter, new head of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) Armenia Mission. Yulia Ustyugova, IMF Resident Representative in Armenia, also attended the talk, Government's press service reported.
Congratulating Porter on his appointment, the Prime Minister attached importance to the partnership with the IMF and the continued support of the IMF to the Armenian Government's economic agenda. In the context of effective implementation of reforms, the head of government attached importance to cooperation with international partner structures, including the IMF.
The new head of the IMF mission in Armenia noted that a strong, mutually beneficial partnership has been established between Armenia and the IMF, and he is ready to make efforts to deepen it further. Nathan Porter welcomed the reforms implemented by the Government of the Republic of Armenia, and stressed that the IMF will continue to assist the Government of the Republic of Armenia in implementing the economic development agenda.
The Prime Minister and the new head of the IMF mission in Armenia exchanged views on the partnership agenda, joint programs, as well as education reforms, capacity-building opportunities, and future courses of action.