29.09.2016 • Armenian wine testing in Belgium
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In his speech Ambassador Markarian noted, "Since the independence it has always been our ambition to create a modern knowledge based economy. It should be mentioned that research and development, as well as highly qualified workforce have traditionally been the basis of Armenia’s economic prosperity and not without a reason Armenia was called “Silicon Valley” of the Soviet Union.”
In his speech the Ambassador of Armenia to Belgium Tatoul Markarian noted that the strengthening and enhancement of cooperation between the specialized agencies and unions of trade and investment promotion of Armenia and Belgium will undoubtedly have positive impact on the increased efficiency of Armenian-Belgian cooperation, as well as the interaction between the business circles and the increase of mutual awareness.
In his opening remarks Armenia’s Ambassador to Belgium Tatoul Markarian noted that Armenian-Belgian friendly relations, high-level dialogue and active contacts set the favorable conditions for the establishment and development of business ties in all sectors of economy. Ambassador Markarian also mentioned that Belgium has traditionally been an important trade partner for Armenia, and Armenia is interested to expand its presence in Belgian market, as well as to attract Belgian investments.
Ambassador Markarian, underlining the existing high-level dialogue between Armenia and Luxembourg, expressed gratitude for the resolution on recognition of the Armenian Genocide adopted by the Parliament of Luxembourg.
The Ambassador of Armenia to Belgium and the Head of Mission to the EU Tatoul Markarian, the Head of Armenia's Mission to NATO Armen Yedigaryan, representatives of Armed Forces of Armenia, heads of Brussels Municipality and diplomatic missions to Brussels, diplomats and journalists were present at the ceremony.