YEREVAN (ARKA)—Vartan Sirmakes, president and CEO of the Swiss watchmaking company Franck Muller, visited Prime Minister Hovik Abrahamyan today while in Armenia.
Praising 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. Abrahamyan highlighted Old Yerevan, a $150 million USD project being funded in part by the Swiss philanthropist.
Sirmakes thanked Abrahamyan, noting that the Armenian government’s economic priorities are convincing, and that he is confident that Armenia has a great future. Sirmakes said that he is prepared to contribute to the development of both the Republic of Armenia and the Nagorno-Karabakh Republic through various programs, creating new jobs and boosting economic activity.
Abrahamyan stressed the importance of implementing economic projects in Artsakh. The two discussed a number of investment programs to be implemented in Armenia and Artsakh.