Armenian President Armen Sarkissian, who is in Qatar on an official visit, and the Emir of Qatar, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, had a private conversation today.

Emphasizing their excellent personal relations, Emir Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani congratulated the opening of the Armenian Embassy in Qatar, noting that the two countries have wonderful relations.

President Sarkissian, in turn, thanked the Emir for the lifting of the Qatar visa requirement for Armenian citizens, as well as for the active assistance provided to the opening of the Armenian Embassy in Qatar. The President expressed confidence that the lifting of the visa requirement would have a positive impact on further boosting bilateral ties.