YEREVAN (Armenpress) — Speaker of the National Assembly of Armenia Ararat Mirzoyan received on August 26 President of Swedish Riksdag Andreas Norlén, who was in Armenia at the invitation of Mirzoyan.
Greeting his colleague, Mirzoyan noted that he still has fresh impressions of his official visit to Sweden in June, during which he held a number of meetings that opened a new page of Armenian-Swedish bilateral relations. The Speaker of the National Assembly of Armenia added that it is a great honor to receive the delegation of his Swedish colleague.
Thanking for the warm reception, Andreas Norlén noted that the Swedish side greatly highlights its relations with Armenia. He expressed an opinion that the relations between the two countries have entered into a stage of rapid development with a very ambitious agenda.
According to the President of the National Assembly of Armenia, the sincere interest that Sweden shows towards the democratic transformations in Armenia following the velvet revolution is very evident, which is proved by the high level mutual visits, as well as the significant rise of the financial support provided by Sweden to Armenia.
Ararat Mirzoyan noted that Armenia is deeply interested in cooperation with Sweden in the spheres of IT, renewable energy, management of water and forest resources, management of mining waste, as well as other spheres of mutual interest.
The Head of the Swedish parliament again reaffirmed the readiness of the Swedish side to support the democratic changes in Armenia and the process aimed at establishing a stable free market.