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.