ANC-WR’s Armenia Delegation Meets Prime Minister Pashinyan

The ANCA-WR Armenia delegation (left) met with Prime Minister Nikol Pashinian on Sept. 11
The ANCA-WR Armenia delegation (left) met with Prime Minister Nikol Pashinian on Sept. 11

The ANCA-WR Armenia delegation (left) met with Prime Minister Nikol Pashinian on Sept. 11

YEREVAN—Armenian National Committee- Western Region’s California Legislative and Trade Trip Delegation met with Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan on Tuesday.

The delegation consisting of senators, assemblymembers, and representatives of IT companies expressed their gratitude for the opportunity to meet and explained the possibilities of future collaboration through educational institutions, IT companies, and trade through enhanced cooperation between California and Armenia, especially within the growing and vibrant IT sector.

During the meeting with Prime Minister Pashinyan, ANCA-WR Chair Nora Hovsepian expressed gratitude for the government’s willingness to embrace and include the Armenian Diaspora in the advancement of the New Armenia and voiced the organization’s intent to continue to allocate resources toward the advancement of Armenia by bringing American delegations of policy makers and business representatives to facilitate collaborative efforts.

Prime Minister Pashinyan welcomed the ideas of the delegation and assured his willingness to work with the leaders of California through the state legislature, the Glendale City Council, and the ANCA-Western Region. Some of the matters discussed during the meeting included direct flights between Los Angeles and Yerevan, building partnerships between the IT sectors in California and Armenia, and how to legislate tax incentives to encourage investment and start-ups in Armenia.


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  1. State of Emergency said:

    The Russian cloak will eventually scare off investors. Armenia must portray and demonstrate a free and democratic environment to attract foreign capital.

  2. papken hartunian said:

    It is time to take action for our continuance existence in the region. Otherwise, in time we are going to face losing our homeland. Armenian must become a super power in the region to look forward for centuries to come. The IT technology is the key for being a super power nation. We can develop our cyber technology such that it can shot down the entire computer systems of enemy within a second. Take action today because tomorrow would be too late!