(YEREVAN)–Prime Minister Hovik Abrahamyan attended the opening of the 8th annual DigiTec Business Forum in Yerevan today. The forum was organized by the Union of Information Technology Enterprises under the auspices of the Prime Minister.
Greeting the participants of the forum, Abrahamyan said that, “the forum is an opportunity for companies offering new technologies and services to present their achievements, approaches, and solutions.”
“The field of information technologies is one of the most rapidly developing ones in Armenia, and is one of the key directions of the government. We greatly value the implementation of far-reaching programs through close cooperation between the public and private sectors targeted at the development of technologies which help attract foreign investments, promote entrepreneurship, and contribute to the creation of new companies and jobs,” Abrahamyan said.
Abrahamyan noted that the new information and communication technology solutions and proposals are being successfully implemented in different spheres of the Armenian economy, which contribute to the overall progress of the economy and boosts competitiveness.
The 8th DigiTec Business Forum has brought together more than 70 companies representing the information technology, business, and other industries. Additionally, 10 companies will be honored with the DigiBusiness Award for the first time this year.