India-Armenia sign MoU on High Impact Community Development Projects

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India and Armenia signed a Memorandum of Understanding on high impact community development projects with financial and technical assistance from India in Armenia on 4 July.

  • The MoU was signed at the 8th India-Armenia Intergovernmental Commission on Trade, Economic, Scientific and Technical, Cultural and Educational Cooperation (IGC) held in Yerevan.

  • The Indian delegation was led by Sanjay Verma, Secretary (West), Ministry of External Affairs.

  • The Armenian delegation was led by the Armenian Foreign Minister Ararat Mirzoyan. 

  • The two sides discussed and reviewed the current status of cooperation in various fields such as trade, investment, health, tourism, infrastructure, culture, connectivity, information technology, agriculture, fintech and education.

  • Later Mahatma Gandhi Auditorium was inaugurated at Yerevan State Medical University (VSMU).

  • More than 700 students from the Indian community are pursuing medical education at Yerevan State Medical University in Armenia.

  • India-Armenia Intergovernmental Commission (IGC)

  • The 7th IGC was held in April 2016 and the 6th IGC and FOC were held in New Delhi on 25 September 2013.

  • About Armenia 

  • It is a landlocked country located in the Armenian Highlands of Western Asia.

  • Head Of Government - Prime Minister- Nikol Pashinyan

  • Capital - Yerevan

  • President - Vahagn Kachaturyan

  • Currency - Dram

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