YEREVAN (Noyan Tapan)–President Robert Kocharian met with the Head of the Armenian delegation of the International Committee of the Red Cross Liz Budro Tuesday to discuss ways of raising the efficiency of Red Cross activities in Armenia as well as other immediate programs of the Red Cross. The sides reportedly stressed their readiness to continue cooperation.
The ICRC has undertaken a series of humanitarian programs in Armenia lately. In this regard–President Kocharian invited Red Cross officials’ attention to the public health sector–stressing the importance of raising the efficiency of fighting tuberculosis. Liz Budro–for her part–said that they were ready to launch anti-TB programs.
Highly assessing the ICRC programs–Kocharian expressed confidence that the cooperation and good traditions will be successfully maintained in the future as well.