Prime Minister Hovik Abrahamyan received today Mark Day, General Manager of the Government Industry for Worldwide Public Sector at Microsoft Corporation.
The Prime Minister noted that the Armenian government actively cooperates with companies of the IT sector, and added that the development of the field is among the key priorities of the executive.
According to Hovik Abrahamyan, the Armenian government successfully implements a number of programs and initiatives in cooperation withfamous international companies, including the Microsoft.
“We have already had common achievements within the framework of cooperation. The Microsoft Innovation Center in our country has boosted the implementation of new ideas in the sphere and the formation of new companies,” the Prime Minister noted, adding that the establishment of the Microsoft Academy of Information Technologies at the State Engineering University of Armenia was among the most important initiatives.
Mark Day noted, in turn, that he’s impressed by Microsoft’s cooperation with the Armenian government and the achievements registered within that framework.
“Armenia’s reputation in the IT sphere has reached the world level and many countries are interested in your experience,” he said.
Mark Day noted that the Microsoft Corporation is interested in long-term cooperation with Armenia and emphasized Armenia’s good chances of growing into a technological development center.
The interlocutors referred to the perspectives of development of bilateral cooperation.