(Ecofin Agency) - Via Enterprise Incubator Foundation (EIF), Armenia signed a memorandum of agreement with Rwanda based Smart Africa Center for partnership in the IT, education and engineering sector.
The agreement was signed on April 7, 2019, during an official visit of the Armenian minister of foreign affairs Zohrab Mnatsakanyan (photo) in Rwanda. During the visit, he met Lacina Koné, managing director of Smart Africa’s secretariat. They discussed the possibility to organize events in their two countries for innovation and the development of the IT and telecommunications sector.
Amaliya Yegoyan, head of the Enterprise Incubator Foundation's business development department, declares that this "Cooperation gives a start to the implementation of joint innovation and research programs between Armenia and Rwanda, as well as in the field of high technologies and engineering that will stimulate relations between universities and business contacts.”
On April 3, 2019, Zohrab Mnatsakanyan visited Ethiopia where Enterprise Incubator Foundation signed a cooperation memorandum in the IT sector with Addis Ababa University. This agreement was signed after discussions with Ethiopian minister of IT and innovation Getahun Mekuria.