Armenia would like to enhance economic cooperation with the United States, acting Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan last week during a meeting in Yerevan with the visiting deputy head of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) for Europe and Eurasia, Brock Birman, the government press agency said.
According to Pashinyan, the government will consistently and confidently continue reforms aimed at developing democratic institutions and in this context he emphasized the importance of cooperation with USAID. Pashinyan said Birman’s visit to Armenia is a good opportunity to outline directions for further cooperation. “Our goal is to turn the political revolution into an economic one, and on the way to these important changes we are interested in active cooperation with USAID. Our steps are aimed at strengthening democracy, improving the business environment, attracting investments, and promoting the development of civil society,” said Pashinyan.
Birman congratulated Pashinyan on holding high level early parliamentary elections. He said USAID is ready to work with the government of Armenia in strengthening its democratic institutions.