Kirk Kerkorian Arrives in Armenia

YEREVAN (Noyan Tapan)–Prominent Armenian-American billionaire Kirk Kerkorian arrived in Armenia Sunday.

At the airport he was met by President Robert Kocharian–Prime Minister Armen Darbinian and Foreign Minister Vartan Oskanian. This is Kerkorian’s first-ever trip to Armenia.

Kerkorian reportedly held a meeting with President Kocharian later in the evening. Attending the meeting were also the prime minister and the foreign minister.

They discussed mechanisms for the allocation of a $100 million in credit on the part of Kerkorian to develop small and medium-sized businesses in Armenia–as well as his assistance in several other projects.


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