(AGI) – Rome, Jan. 28 – The country presentation on the opportunities of collaboration and investment with the Armenian Republic took place in Rome, in the premises of the National Institute for Foreign Trade (ICE) today. President of the Republic of Armenia, Robert Kocharian, took part in the meeting. He is in state visit in Italy. He is accompanied by commerce and economical development minister, Karen Chshmaritian, agriculture minister, David Lokyan, and high officials of the country. Foreign undersecretary, Giampaolo Bettanio and ICE chairman, Beniamino Quintieri, took part in the meeting too. The meeting was aimed at giving a global economic outline of Armenia. This country had a constant economic and industrial development starting from 1991 when it became independent. The Armenian government stimulates foreign investors to invest in the country treating them as local entrepreneurs. So Armenia is one of the countries that are more open to foreign investments. There are different areas and sectors that are interesting for Italian enterprises: the building sector, the food industry sector, the textile sector and the tourist industry sector. Italy has a tradition of excellence in these sectors.