Armenian And Belarus Prime Ministers Hold A Pres Conference On Yerevan

Prime Minister Andranik Margaryan is content with the pace of cooperation between the governments of Armenia and Belarus. "I am content with today's negotiations," he told a press conference with Belarus Prime Minister Sergei Sidorski.

Respective officials in the field of trade and economy, culture, sports and tourism, social, customs signed documents today aimed to bolster small and mid size business.

Prime Minister Sidorski who arrived with a big delegation late yesterday said his country has high level of interest in high and information technologies, cognac production and other fields of Armenia. Sidorski said information technologies have high priority both for Armenia and Belarus, saying his country has 40% of GDP in information technologies.

Sidorski also said the two countries may seriously cooperate in the field of energy. "Like Armenia, Belarus has no gas and oil," Sidorski said saying the president of the country has assigned the government to cut fuel energy resources by 25% on behalf of alternative energy sources. /