On the occasion of the 30th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between France and Armenia, Jean-Baptiste Lemoyne, Minister Delegate for Tourism, French Nationals Abroad and Francophonie, attached to the Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs, and for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises, attached to the Minister for the Economy, Finance and the Recovery, will chair a high-level event in Paris today, which he will open jointly with Armenian Minister of Foreign Affairs Ararat Mirzoyan.
Under the high patronage of the French President, this event, titled “Ambitions: France-Armenia,” will bring together representatives of local governments, businesses, NGOs and French-Armenian civil society associations whose efforts help nurture economic, cultural and scientific relations between France and Armenia.
This event will offer an opportunity to present cooperative projects within the framework of the French-Armenian economic roadmap signed by the two governments on December 9. Four roundtables attended by representatives of the French and Armenian governments and moderated by leading figures involved in strengthening bilateral cooperation will focus on the economy, sustainable development, new technologies, and tourism; education, youth and sport; culture and heritage; and health and social action.
The conference will conclude at 5 p.m. following a summary by Minister Delegate Lemoyne, President Macron and Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan.