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Sustainability as an Important Factor for Development: President Sarkissian

In the framework of his working visit to the United Arab Emirates, President Armen Sarkissian participated at the discussions on sustainability, environment, and renewable energy related issues and women’s participation in their resolution. Discussions were held in the framework of the Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week.

Stressing the importance of such discussions, President Sarkissian said that the pertinent issues were related to the future and projected challenges, to the risks which would emerge tomorrow. "We are living in a century where the young, innovations, and startups rule the world," the President of Armenia said. "This country is a good example of how new technologies, knowledge, wise decisions and leadership can have good results for all."

Speaking about sustainability and viewing it as an important factor for the countries’ development, President Armen Sarkissian in that context stressed the importance of women’s role in maintaining sustainability and creation of the atmosphere of tolerance. Underlining the role of women in the family as special and invaluable, President Sarkissian stressed their great contribution to raising children, preservation of culture, language, national values and traditions. The President noted at the same time that in a changing world the women have more opportunities to engage and show their abilities, to participate to the decision-making processing in different areas, to be successful in different fields, including technologies, politics, and entrepreneurship.

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