President Armen Sarkissian discussed prospects of cooperation with representatives of the Qatar Investment Authority
President Armen Sarkissian, who is in the State of Qatar on official visit, met in Doha with the Head of the Qatar Investment Authority on Investments Ahmed Ali Al Hamad and Regional Director Faisal Thani Al Thani. Present at the meeting was also the CEO of the Armenian National Interests Fund David Papazian.
Discussed were opportunities for cooperation with Armenia, implementation of investment programs. They also stressed the importance of establishing an efficient cooperation between the Armenian National Interests Fund and Qatar Investment Authority. Among possible areas of cooperation with Armenia mentioned were areas of energy, food safety, and logistic infrastructure. The agreement was reached to ensure information exchange between the two structures - the Armenian National Interests Fund and Qatar Investment Authority - and to continue discussions on possible cooperation.
The Qatar Investment Authority is a state investment fund which implements investment projects in the country as well as abroad. The main areas of its activities are real estate, securities, and others. Assets under the management of the Qatar Investment Authority are close to 335 billion US dollars.