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Prime Minister holds farewell meeting with outgoing India Ambassador


Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan received Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of India to the Republic of Armenia Yogeshwar Sangwan who is completing his diplomatic mission in our country.

The Premier praised the Ambassador’s tenure-long efforts aimed at developing and strengthening relations between the two countries. “Armenia and India, the Armenian and Indian peoples are bound by close historical and cultural ties, centuries-old friendship, and you have made a significant contribution to the Armenian-Indian friendship,” Nikol Pashinyan said. The Prime Minister said theatrical Armenia is keen to deepen the ongoing multifaceted cooperation with India and implement joint programs.

Thankful for the reception and appreciation, the Indian Ambassador stressed that the two countries boast deeply-rooted high-level relationships. Yogeshwar Sangwan noted that during his tenure he did his best to develop cooperation between the two countries in the political, cultural, economic and humanitarian spheres. He pointed out that the eased visa regime had resulted in increased tourist flows from India, which promoted economic ties, helped implement new investment programs, and measures were taken to launch direct air communication between the two countries.

The interlocutors exchanged views on the ongoing programs in the fields of information technology, tourism and business ties.

Nikol Pashinyan asked the Ambassador to convey his warm greetings and best wishes to the Prime Minister of India, as well as the invitation to visit Armenia. In conclusion, the Armenian Prime Minister wished Ambassador Sangwan every success in his future activities, noting that he would remain a good friend of the Armenian people and Armenia.

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