ARMENIAN PREMIER TO VISIT JAPAN

YEREVAN, June 3. /ARKA/. On June 5, 2005, An Armenian delegation headed
by RA Prime Minister Andranik Margaryan is to go on a 5-day working
visit to Tokyo, Japan. The press and public relations department,
RA Government, reports that during the visit the RA Premier is to
take part in the opening of the 2005 World Universal Exposition
in the Aity prefecture. On June 7, the Armenia delegation is to
take part in the opening of Armenia's National Day as part of the
World Exposition. During the visit, the Armenian Premier is to hold
meetings with the Japanese Premier, President of the lower Chamber
of the Japanese Parliament, as well as with Vice-President of the
Japanese International Cooperation Agency.

Among the Armenian delegation members are the RA minister of Trade
and Economic Development, RA minister of Agriculture, RA minister of
Culture and Youth Affairs, Chairman of the RA State Customs Committee,
Governor of the Ararat region, RA Foreign Ministry officials, RA
Government staff members, officials of the RA Ministry of Nature
Protection, Chairman of the RA Chamber of Commerce and Industry,
Director General of the Armenian Development Agency, President of
the RA National Academy of Sciences.

The 2005 World Exposition themed "Wisdom of Nature" is to be opened
on March 25 2005 in the prefecture of Aity, Japan, to last for 185
days. Besides the EXPO-2005 halls, special arrangements with the
common slogan "Let us communicate at EXPO 2005" are to be held. P.T.

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