Yerevan to Host Conference on investments in Central Asia
Friday 27 February 2015
YEREVAN (ARKA News Agency) – Armenian Prime minister Hovik Abrahamyan had a meeting today with Mark Donfrid, the founder and executive director of the Institute for Cultural Diplomacy (ICD), to discuss conduction of an international conference in Armenia on investments in the Caucasus and Central Asia, the government press office reported, saying also the gathering is scheduled to take place in October.
It said the prime minister highlighted the conduction of the conference in Armenia saying the government is ready to show assistance in its organization and conduction. He also said the conference will be an important event in terms of attracting new investments to Armenia.
The conference will analyze the political, economic and social situation in the Caucasus and Central Asia and discuss the prospects of international investment in these regions.
It is expected that the gathering will be attended by government officials from several countries, international experts, diplomats, representatives of the private sector and civil society, as well as other interested parties.
The event will feature thematic discussions, round tables, as well as cultural and social activities.
The government said prime minister Abrahamyan instructed several agencies to cooperate with the Institute for Cultural Diplomacy for organization and conduction of the conference at proper level.