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.