Agriculture Minister Sergo Karapetyan leaves for Israel
At invitation of Israeli Minister of Agriculture Orit Noked, delegation led by Armenian Minister of Agriculture Sergo Karapetyan will pay a visit to Israel on May 16-19, Agriculture Ministry’s press office reported.
During the visit, the sides will discuss development prospects of agricultural cooperation between Armenia and Israel as well as issues of mutual interest. The governments of Armenia and Israel will sign agricultural cooperation agreement.
The Armenian delegation will visit agricultural food companies and attend 18th international agricultural Agritech exhibition in Tel Aviv on May 15-17. The exhibition will feature a ministerial round table on May 16 to be attended by Sergo Karapetyan as well. The delegates will also meet with representatives of Armenian community.
The sides discussed a range of issues concerning Armenian-Iranian energy cooperation. They underlined the importance of joint projects, in particular the project on construction of the 3rd high-voltage transmission line between Armenia and Iran and financial issues related to the project were considered.