DOHA, QATAR — President Armen Sarkissian and his wife, Nouneh Sarkissian, arrived on a state visit to Qatar on November 17.
At the Hamad International Airport of Doha, the state flags of the Republic of Armenia and the State of Qatar were raised and the honor guard was lined up.
President of Armenia was welcomed by the Minister of Transport and Communication of Qatar Jassim Saif Ahmed Al Sulaiti and other officials.
Armen Sarkissian met with Qatari Prime Minister, Interior Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al Thani.
The Qatari premier welcomed the Armenian President’s official visit, attaching importance to the inter-state relations with Armenia.
Sarkissian thanked the government of Qatar for assisting the opening of the Armenian Embassy, stating that it will raise the bilateral ties to a new quality and expressed hope that Qatar will also open an embassy in Yerevan in the near future.