April 20
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Minister of High Technological Industry of Armenia Hakob Arshakyan today attended the “Digital Sector in Industrial Russia” international conference in the Russian city of Nizhni Novgorod.

The approaches to and prospects for the creation of digital platforms in the member states of the Eurasian Economic Union (EEU), the need for and modernity of those platforms and more were presented during the panel discussion entitled “Digital Platform of the Eurasian Economic Union: Cooperation of Countries” and held as part of the conference.

Arshakyan presented the main directions of Armenia’s digitization strategy until 2025, attached importance to active cooperation with EEU member states, exchange of experience and the implementation of joint programs and stated that Armenia is actively collaborating with the Eurasian Economic Commission and EEU countries in the context of implementation of the EEU’s digital agenda at a high level.

Arshakyan also attached importance to the creation of a common digital platform for EEU countries and presented his vision for the platform. “The digitization of economy implies the creation and implementation of new standards, institutions and eco-system and development strategies. The Armenian government views the digital agenda as primary, and this was the purpose of the establishment of the Ministry of High-Tech Industry last year,” Arshakyan said and touched upon the activities that the government is carrying out to develop a strategy on digitization in the public administration sector in Armenia.

During the conference, Armenia’s HayPost CJSC and Russia’s post office signed an agreement by which they set new and lowered rates for sending items via the postal services of Armenia and Russia.

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