President of Armenia Armen Sarkissian and King of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan Abdullah II bin Al-Hussein

Armenian President Visits Jordan


AMMAN, Jordan (Armenpress) — President of Armenia Armen Sarkissian arrived in Amman, on April 5. On April 6, the Armenian president will participate in the World Economic Forum meeting on the Middle East and North Africa.

Sarkissian was invited to the event as a keynote speaker.

Sarkissian visits banks of the Jordan River where he toured in the area and made a note in the Book of honorary guests.

He noted that the careful attitude of Jordan towards such a global sanctuary is an excellent demonstration of solidarity and dialogue of civilizations.

President Sarkissian also visited Armenian Church St. Karapet at the bank of the Jordan River and lit a candle.

Sarkissian met with the King of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan Abdullah II bin Al-Hussein Al-Hashimi. The King of Jordan welcomed the President of Armenia, spoke with reverence about the Armenian people and noted that the two countries and friendly peoples have deep ties and the historically formed friendship. King Abdallah especially stressed the significant role of the Armenian community in the life of Jordan.

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President Sarkissian expressed gratitude for the warm welcome. Underscoring King Abdullah’s as well as his father’s cordial and amicable attitude towards Armenians, Armen Sarkissian said that the best evidence of the Armenian-Jordanian friendship is the Armenian Church on the banks of Jordan river.

The President of Armenia and King of Jordan in a genial and friendly atmosphere spoke about the development of the bilateral relations and opportunities for the expansion of a mutually beneficial cooperation in different areas. According to President Sarkissian, the two countries have multiple similarities: Scare natural resources make Armenia and Jordan highlight and appreciate human resources.

The President of Armenia and King of Jordan concurred that the bilateral relations possess a great potential for cooperation, and the two countries could successfully cooperate in the areas of technologies, education, science, and healthcare.

The King of Jordan said that he would soon send a delegation to Armenia to discuss on site the opportunities for cooperation.

Sarkissian invited the King of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan Abdullah II bin Al-Hussein to visit Armenia.


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