Armenian state tourism committee was formed in 2016 to immediately proceed to work. In an interview with PanARMENIAN.Net, committee chairperson Zarmine Zeytuntsyan dwelled on the main principles of Armenian tourism development, national identity issues, as well as inexpediency of mass tourism and efforts to view tourism a startup business. She also referred to tourism products and diversification of markets.
Andrew Mkrtchyan, Chairman of the Board of Directors at Ameriabank elaborated in an interview on the future of Armenian banking system and possible developments for 2016, tackling questions on the crisis in the system, Ameriabank's recent collaboration with international financial institutions and much more. The interview was triggered by the two deals signed by Ameriabank with major IFIs: the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) invested $40 million in the capital of Ameriabank, while the International Finance Corporation (IFC) provided a $50 million subordinated loan.