President Sarkissian visited a number of enterprises in Syunik: Syunik marz has a great potential for development
President Armen Sarkissian, who is in Syunik marz on a working visit, visited today a number of enterprises.
In Syunik Food company, which is specializes in producing preserves, the President observed the production process and conversed with the employees. During the tour of the premise, the owner of the company Sarmen Sargsyan presented information on the production volumes and the existing capacities.
The factory employs 80 workers, and in the period of procurement their numbers reach 250. The company purchases produce not only in the region but also from the farmers of Artsakh. The production of the company is being sold not only at the local markets but is exported as well.
The President conversed with the leadership of the company about the increase of the production volumes and development opportunities and expressed readiness to assist in entering new markets. “Syunik marz has a great potential for development. Beside the mining, food production, light industry, and tourism also have good prospects for development. You have chosen the right course,” he said and proposed to increase production noting that organic, high-quality production in line with international standards is in great demand.
President Sarkissian’s next stop was Marila company which has 55 employees and produces dairy and meat products. Owner of the company Haik Hakopian presented to Armen Sarkissian the production volumes and capacities and told about the forthcoming programs. He underscored that the company, which currently is present only on the domestic market, intends to expand. President Sarkissian noted that he was ready to assist the company in entering foreign markets.