Gohar Barseghyan and representatives of the Armenian Government discussed further development of the EAEU industrial and agricultural sectors

On March 28–29, Gohar Barseghyan, Minister in charge of Industry and Agriculture of the Eurasian Economic Commission, made a working visit to the Republic of Armenia, where she held meetings with Mher Grigoryan, Chairman of the Council of the Eurasian Economic Commission; Gevorg Papoyan, Deputy Prime Minister of the Republic of Armenia, Minister of Economy of the Republic of Armenia; as well as with other officials of the Ministry.

In the course of the meeting with Mher Grigoryan, the issues related to the implementation of the priorities of Armenia's chairmanship in the EAEU governing bodies, set forth in the address by Nikol Pashinyan, Chairman of the Supreme Eurasian Economic Council, Prime Minister of the Republic of Armenia, to the heads of the EAEU Member States were discussed.

 The parties drew attention to the importance of enhancing equal cooperation within the EAEU in the industrial and agricultural sector and ensuring EAEU food security.

The meeting with Gevorg Papoyan, Minister of Economy, and Arman Khojoyan, Deputy Minister of Economy, also considered a wide range of issues related to the development of cooperation in the field of industry and agricultural sector in the EAEU and a number of other issues on the agenda of the Eurasian economic integration.

The EEC Minister informed the leadership of the Ministry of Economy of Armenia about the implementation of the financial support mechanism in the implementation of joint cooperation projects in industry by the Union Member States, the restart of the mechanism of interstate programs and projects, as well as digital solutions in the agricultural sector.

 At the meeting between Gohar Barseghyan and Armen Hayrapetyan, Head of the Food Safety Inspection Body of the Republic of Armenia, issues of the agricultural sector were discussed, including amendments to the Seed Circulation Agreement in terms of GIM seeds (there is genetically engineered material in the genetic program of their varieties).