On June 18, Gyumri hosted the solemn meeting of the program "New strategy of effective development of SME sector in Armenia". The program manager Grigor Avetisyan, Vice-President of "SME Cooperation Association" Hakob Avagyan and Gevorg Poghosyan, Head of Business Support Office made welcoming speeches at the meeting.
ADB Secretary “Civil Development and Cooperation Foundation” director Gagik Vardanyan talked about the past way, the achievements of the program and expressed hope that the work will be continued.
Satik Badeyan, president of the “Association of Social Entrepreneurs of Armenia” presented the e-learning platform, as well as the activities carried out in the educational sector of the CI and further plans.
Lawyer of Business Ombudsman's Pilot Office in Gyumri Hayk Harutyunyan and Anahit Shahzadyan, chairman of Gavar Regional Business Center NGO, presented the results of the Pilot Testing Services of the Business Ombudsman in the cities of Gyumri and Gavar, noting that these works will be continuous, regardless of the completion of the program.