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Prime Minister receives congratulations on assumption of office


After being nominated by the National Assembly and appointed by RA President’s decree as Prime Minister of the Republic of Armenia, Serzh Sargsyan keeps receiving congratulations from heads of foreign States, representatives of public and non-governmental organizations, individuals.

Congratulatory messages have been sent by His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians, Artsakh Republic President Bako Sahakyan, RF President Vladimir Putin, Georgian Prime Minister Giorgi Kvirikashvili, PRC Premier Li Keqiang, Kazakhstan President Nursultan Nazarbayev, RF Premier Dmitry Medvedev..

PRC Premier Li Keqiang’s congratulatory message reads in part:


On behalf of the Government of the People’s Republic of China and myself, I sincerely congratulate you on your election as Prime Minister of the Republic of Armenia.

Armenia is China’s traditional and friendly partner: the Armenian-Chinese relationship is deeply rooted in centuries. Since the establishment of diplomatic relations, close top-level contacts have been maintained between the two countries, mutual trust has been steadily strengthened in the political field, coupled with developing cooperation in trade and economic, humanitarian, infrastructural and other areas.

The Chinese side is ready to make joint efforts with the Armenian side in order to make our cooperation successful in all spheres so that we could jointly implement the Belt and Road initiative in a bid to achieve more positive results for the benefit of our two nations.

I wish you every success in your new and highly responsible State office.”

Kazakhstan President Nursultan Nazarbayev’s congratulatory message to RA Prime Minister Serzh Sargsyan runs as follows:

“Dear Serzh Azati,

Please accept my sincere congratulations on being elected to the office of Prime Minister of the Republic of Armenia.

I am convinced that your professional skills and experience will help the friendly Armenia to record new achievements on its way to dynamic development. I am confident that the traditionally friendly and warm relations between Kazakhstan and Armenia will continue to develop for the benefit of our two peoples.

Taking the opportunity, I wish you robust health and every success in your initiatives at the new responsible position, as well as peace and prosperity - to the friendly people of Armenia.”

RF Premier Dmitry Medvedev said in his congratulatory message:

“Dear Serzh Azati,

I would like to especially emphasize your personal contribution to the development of the Armenian-Russian friendly ties of allied partnership.

I am confident that in your new position you will continue to focus on the development of the whole complex of bilateral cooperation by promoting joint promising projects and initiatives in different spheres, and by deepening the integration cooperation in the frame of the Eurasian Economic Union. This is in the best interest Russia and Armenia.”

Congratulations keep coming in for the Prime Minister of the Republic of Armenia.

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