Prime Minister of Armenia Nikol Pashinyan today received outgoing Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United Arab Emirates to Armenia Mohamed Issa AlQatam AlZaabi, as reported the news service of the Government of Armenia.
The Prime Minister stated that the relations between Armenia and the UAE were active and effective during the Ambassador’s term of office and emphasized that the Armenian government is interested in the experience of the UAE in development and reforms. “Armenia hopes it becomes more interesting for businesses in order to implement various investment projects,” the Prime Minister said, attaching importance to the active efforts of the intergovernmental economic commission, the first session of which was held in Yerevan last fall. Pashinyan also stressed the fact that the political relations are at a high level and expressed gratitude for the UAE’s balanced position on the settlement of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict.
The Prime Minister also thanked the UAE Government for its support to Armenia in the fight against the coronavirus.
In his turn, Mohamed Issa AlZaabi expressed gratitude to Prime Minister Pashinyan and the Government of Armenia for the close cooperation and said he is impressed with the effective work of the young members of the cabinet which helped the country record several positive indicators last year AlZaabi emphasized that his country’s government is also interested in the expansion of cooperation with Armenia in the sectors of economy, healthcare, food safety, tourism and air communication. He stated that the UAE will continue to implement charity programs in Armenia and praised the charity programs that are being implemented under the leadership of the Prime Minister’s wife, Anna Hakobyan.