NATIONAL COMPETITIVENESS COUNCIL OF ARMENIA HOLDS ITS FIRST SITTING

armradio.am
01.02.2008 15:35

The first sitting of the National Competitiveness Council of Armenia
chaired by the Chairman of the Council Prime Minister Serge Sargsyan
was held on February 1st.

The National Competitiveness Council of Armenia, established
in November 2007 by the decision of the Government, is aimed at
promoting Armenia's sustainable economic development and enhance
global competitiveness of the country.

Prime Minister Serge Sargsyan stressed the importance of the Council,
noting that it was a direct outcome of the adopted policies and
programs of the Government. He emphasized the need for identifying
the potential of the nation for promoting the sustainable development
of the country and enhancement of the public-private partnership.

A package of strategic documents presented by the Executive Director
of the Council Ms. Gayane Afrikyan was approved by the Council. It
included the mission, vision, strategic goals, the 2008 work program
and the principles of the draft National Competitiveness Strategy
of Armenia.

It was decided to continue discussions on next steps during the next
meeting. At the end of the sitting PM Serge Sargsyan gave certain
instruction.