YEREVAN, June 11. / ARKA /. Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan who is on an official visit to Austria held a private meeting with his Austrian counterpart Heinz Fischer today in Vienna followed by negotiations with the participation of the official delegations, Sargsyan’s press office said..
As a result, documents aimed at promoting the Armenian-Austrian cooperation in a number of spheres have been concluded. Particularly, the presidents signed the Declaration on Friendly Relations and Partnership between the Republic of Austria and the Republic of Armenia.
Then, with the participation of the presidents the Joint Action Plan for Cooperation in Tourism between the Armenian Ministry of Economy and the Austrian Federal Ministry of Science, Research and Economy and the Agreement on Air Transport between the Armenian government and the Austrian government were concluded.
Within the framework of the visit, two agreements have been concluded – the Export Loan Agreement on Financing the Refurbishment Project of Aram Khachaturian Concert Hall between the Republic of Armenia, namely the Ministry of Finance and Erste Bank - and two more equipment supply agreements between the RA Ministry of Culture and the Austrian company Waagner Biro.
The Presidents of Armenia and Austria summed up the negotiation results at a joint press conference and answered the questions of journalists. Afterwards, on behalf of Austrian President Heinz Fischer an official dinner was held in honor of President Serzh Sargsyan having arrived in the Republic of Austria on an official visit. -0-