YEREVAN — Armenian Prime Minister Hovik Abrahamyan received Swiss businessman, philanthropist, President and CEO of Franck Muller Vartan Sirmakes.
Praising Mr Sirmakes’s personal contribution to Armenia’s economic development, the Prime Minister noted that all the projects implemented in Armenia promote the country’s economic development and create new jobs. In this context, the Premier highlighted the Old Yerevan project, which as funded by the Swiss philanthropist will cost around USD150 million in investments.
Vartan Sirmakes thanked the Premier, stressing that the Government’s priorities appear to be convincing, and he is confident that Armenia has a great future. The Swiss businessman said to be prepared to contribute to the development of both the Republic of Armenia and the Nagorno Karabakh Republic through various programs, creating new jobs and ensuring economic activity.
Prime Minister Abrahamyan stressed the importance of the projects implemented in Artsakh. Hovik Abrahamyan thanked the businessman for consistency, assuring that all of his projects will have a great economic impact.
The interlocutors took the opportunity to discuss a number of investment programs to be implemented in Armenia and Artsakh.