Armenia’s Minister of Territorial Administration and Infrastructures Suren Papikyan on Thursday had a farewell meeting with outgoing Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Islamic Republic of Iran to Armenia Seyyed Kazem Sajjad, as reported the news service of the Ministry of Territorial Administration and Infrastructures of Armenia.
The minister highly appreciated the ambassador’s personal contributions to the development of the centuries-old friendly ties between Iran and Armenia and wished him success in his future endeavors. “Taking into consideration the longstanding cooperation between our countries and the great, unused potential in our bilateral ties, we need to set a higher criterion for mutual cooperation in many sectors,” the minister stated. Expressing gratitude for the reception, with satisfaction, Iran’s Ambassador Seyyed Kazem Sajjad informed that, during his diplomatic service in Armenia, he has witnessed the sustainable development of the relations between Iran and Armenia and added that Iran is interested in expanding the cooperation agenda with the young and enterprising Armenian leaders who came to power after the velvet revolution that took place in Armenia. During the meeting, the interlocutors exchanged views on the strengthening of interregional cooperation between the two countries, as well as the deepening of mutual cooperation in the sectors of tourism, energy and other sectors and the strengthening of business relations.