Zohrab Mnatsakanyan met with Louise Mushikiwabo

06 April, 2019

On April 6, Foreign Minister of Armenia Zohrab Mnatsakanyan, who is in Rwanda on an official visit met with Louise Mushikiwabo, Secretary General of La Francophonie.

Zohrab Mnatsakanyan and Louise Mushikiwabo discussed in details the priorities of the Armenian presidency in La Francophonie Summit and the practical steps being undertaken towards their implementation.

Within this context, the Foreign Minister of Armenia underscored that Armenia attaches great importance to promoting high technologies, creative education and innovation driven economy and, among other priority of the Armenia presidency at the OIF Summit, highlighted the advancement of the trade and economic component and the digital agenda in Francophonie region, the effective utilization of existing potential in the sphere of high technologies and localization of Armenian experience.

Minister Mnatsakanyan noted that the Armenian authorities demonstrate political interest to further expand multilateral cooperation with the countries of the African continent. In this regard, the International Organization of La Francophonie is a good platform for the establishment and development of mutually beneficial contacts.

The Foreign Minister of Armenia and the Secretary General of La Francophonie exchanged views on challenges faced by the Organization and the ways to address them, the further programs, regional integration processes within La Francophonie, as well as close cooperation with other international organizations.


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