On May 24-25, Ambassador of Armenia to Sweden Artak Apitonian visited the Östergötland county of Sweden.
Ambassador met with the Governor of Östergötland Elizabeth Nilsson. During the meeting, the interlocutors discussed the prospects of development of direct cooperation between the regions of Armenia and Sweden, as well as shared views on the agenda of Armenian-Swedish bilateral relations and their enhancement.
During the visit, Ambassador met with the heads of several machinery production, agricultural and other companies of the region, which presented the main areas of their operations. Ambassador introduced the investment climate in Armenia to the Swedish businessmen providing relevant information materials. The parties shared views on the prospects of cooperation with the Armenian counterparts.
Ambassador Apitonian also visited the Linköping University and met with the Deputy Vice-Chancellor Folke Sjöberg. Ambassador expressed his gratitude for the continued cooperation of the Linköping University with several higher educational institutions of Armenia within the framework of the EU Erazmus+ and TEMPUS ARMENQA program of Implementation of National and Sectorial Qualifications Frameworks in Armenia. Ambassador suggested to further develop the cooperation between the universities with particular focus on advanced training of teachers, student exchange programs as well as arrangement of joint scientific conferences and exchanges.
During the visit Ambassador met also with the Director of Mjärdevi Science Park of Linköping Ms. Lena Miranda. The prospects of cooperation with the ICT sector of Armenia were discussed during the meeting.