President Serzh Sargsyan and Mrs. Rita Sargsyan today attended the opening of the Yerevan Show-2013 International Jewelry Exhibition at the Karen Demirjian Sport and Concert Complex. The event is being held on the next day after the Jeweler’s National Day established by the decree of the Government of Armenia.
At the exhibition, which has become a tradition, presented are world famous companies manufacturing jewelry and watches, jewelers, suppliers of jewelry from Armenia and from two dozen countries from all over the world. Over 140 buyers have arrived to Armenia to participate in the Exhibition, which according to the organizers, is a good opportunity for the local companies to find new markets for their products.
The President of Armenia toured the pavilions of the Exhibition, observed jewelry products presented by 125 local and foreign companies, tools and devices for jewelry manufacturing, conversed with the participants of the Exhibition about the problems of the area and programs for future development.
With regard to the events organized in the framework of the Exhibition, President Sargsyan was informed that there is an intention to organize a conference entitled the “Current Situation in the Jewelry Production: Problems and Prospects.” At the Conference, the Chairman of the World Armenian Jewelers Association (AJA) Gagik Gevorkian will present Union’s project on establishing in Yerevan a jewelry free trade zone. At the Conference introduced will be the newly established the AJA’s research Fund of the Armenian Jewelers.