President Vahagn Khachaturyan had a meeting with Director-General of the UN Food and Agriculture Organization Qu Dongyu
President of the Republic of Armenia Vahagn Khachaturyan, as part of his working visit to Italy, had a meeting with the Director-General of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations Qu Dongyu within the framework of the UN Food Systems Summit.
Qu Dongyu, welcoming President Khachaturyan, noted that he is very glad for the opportunity to meet the President of Armenia and discuss issues aimed at effective cooperation.
President Vahagn Khachaturyan, welcoming the Director-General of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, attached great importance to cooperation between Armenia and the United Nations, in particular, the Food and Agriculture Organization. In his speech, the President of the Republic of Armenia stated: "I am happy for the opportunity to meet you and have a frank discussion on topics of mutual interest. In recent years, significant reforms have been carried out in the economy of Armenia that are mainly the result of the policies of the present Government and the implemented democratic reforms. Due to that, our economy has become more attractive for investments, and we will continue to follow that path. The Government of Armenia recently approved the food security strategy by which we are guided. Armenia pays special attention to the introduction and application of digital and high-tech innovations in the field of agriculture. From this perspective, we also hope to carry out big strategic projects with you."
Qu Dongyu noted in his speech that he is greatly interested in Armenia, the economic model of Armenia and will willingly make efforts to create platforms for the promotion of Armenian products. The Director-General emphasized that he attaches great importance to the presence of an attractive investment environment as well as the use of high technologies. Qu Dongyu underscored that the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations creates conditions and a suitable environment for investment and economic development and thereby provides its support.
Toward the end of the meeting, both sides emphasized the importance of making efforts to further expand the scope of cooperation.