Armenian Prime Minister Tigran Sargsyan visited on Friday the premises of the Mentor Graphic Armenia company at the TUMO Center for Creative Technologies. He got acquainted with the company’s activities and working conditions at the premises.Armenia’s premier welcomed the staff and congratulated them on the progress in Armenia’s IT sector over the last five years.Premier Tigran Sargsyan noted that the IT sector is one of the Armenian government’s priorities.“The world-famous companies efficiently operating in Armenia are obviously contributing to the qualitative changes. We have gathered here to record one of the Mentor Graphic company’s achievements. Specifically, during its five-year activities, the company has increased its output several times and recruited highly-skilled staff,” the premier said.“The company has contributed to the development of Armenia’s IT sector, and Armenia now has a comparative advantage in information technologies. Of course, we should not stop at this and we still have a lot to do,” Tigran Sargsyan added.Armenia needs to attract the leading companies, which will bring new culture and afford opportunities for new contacts.“On the one hand, this is an opportunity for us to establish contacts that will enable us to play a role in the world economy On the other hand, it will enable us to implement reforms at a higher rate. Mentor Graphics is one of such companies and its progress is an inspiration for us. We must continue our strategy to create a favorable business environment for such companies,” Armenia’s premier said.