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Nikol Pashinyan, Alexis Ohanian discuss IT sector development prospects


Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan today received co-founder of Reddit social network Alexis Ohanian.

Welcoming the guest to Armenia, the Premier highlighted his participation in the 23rd World Congress on Information Technology. “We are proud of our compatriots’ achievements in different parts of the world: you are promoting international awareness of our homeland. I am glad to host you here and discuss opportunities for implementing joint projects and mutually beneficial programs,” Nikol Pashinyan said.

Thankful for the reception, Alexis Ohanian said he was glad to be in Armenia once again on the margins of such a major global IT forum. “Armenia boasts great human potential and is well poised to become part of the global technological progress,” Alexis Ohanian said.

Nikol Pashinyan and the U.S.-based Armenian entrepreneur discussed the proceedings of WCIT 2019, cooperation between IT companies and women’s involvement in that field. The Prime Minister advised that his government has declared the IT sector as a priority area in a bid to make of Armenia a technological hub. In this context, he presented the ongoing projects aimed at developing high and information technologies in Armenia.

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