STEPANAKERT(Armenpress) — A delegation led by the Artsakh Prime Minister Arayik Harutyunyan departed for Lebanon for a working visit on March 12. The prime minister had a number of meetings on March 12 and March 13 with Armenian and foreign investors, where he discussed issues of investment and charitable programs in Artsakh and reached specific agreements.
During the meeting with the Board of Directors of “Artsakh Routes Investments,” Harutyunyan discussed the company’s projects, the course of their implementation and future programs. Harutyunyan highly appreciated the company’s contribution to the improvement of the level of development and welfare of the residents of Kashatagh region, and expressed confidence that close cooperation between the company and the government will deepen and expand.
The Artsakh delegation took part in the divine liturgy of the Great House of Cilicia headed by Catholicos Aram I, then met with the Catholicos at the Holy See of Cilicia in Antelias. The prime minister stressed the importance of the Lebanese-Armenian community’s active participation in the struggle for survival and development of Artsakh and expressed gratitude to the community on behalf of the Artsakh people for providing continuous moral and material support.
The Catholicos of the Great House of Cilicia welcomed Harutyunyan and ensured that the provision of security and development of Arsakh is priority of all Armenians.
The visit will continue until March 15, and will include economic, political and cultural meetings.