Microsoft to Establish Over a Thousand New Jobs in Armenia

YEREVAN (Armenpress)–In the coming two years Microsoft is planning to establish 1,000-2,000 new jobs in Armenia, the director of the Armenian office of Microsoft Grigor Barseghian said on Wednesday.
He said that in the sphere of Information Technology there is a great demand of specialists. Today the company is conducting training of specialists and is making investmen’s in universities and schools for preparing relevant specialists.
According to Barseghian, the violation of copyright laws in the information technology sector of Armenia is estimated at 95%, one of the highest indexes in the world.
It is necessary to decrease the index by bringing it to a minimum, he said. If copyright infringement is brought to a minimum in Armenia, everyone will gain and people will use more reliable technology, Barseghian noted.
Microsoft is planning on establishing more partnerships with Armenian companies in the near future, according to Barseghian.


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