The short working visit of the President of the Republic of Armenia Armen Sarkissian to the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan has started. The President of Armenia continues to meet with the leaders of different countries of the Arab world to reaffirm our friendship and readiness for cooperation with those countries and to expand and strengthen ties. Read also There is mutual trust, and we can work for the future.
Working visit of the President of the Republic of Armenia to the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan President Armen Sarkissian will pay a short working visit to the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan The Armenian people are thankful to Russia and the President of the Russian Federation, especially for the support shown during these difficult days. President Sarkissian met with Sergey Lavrov Today, the official welcoming ceremony of the President of Armenia took place in the Royal Reception Palace of Jordan.
The anthems of Armenia and the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan were performed by the military orchestra. The welcoming ceremony was followed by a private conversation between the President of Armenia Armen Sarkissian and the King of Jordan, His Majesty Abdullah II Ibn Al Hussein, which was followed by an extended meeting, which was attended by the Prime Minister of Jordan Bisher Khasavneh, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Emigrants Ayman Safadi, Minister of Industry, Trade and Supplies Maha Ali and other officials. Abdullah II Ibn Al-Hussein has great prestige in the Islamic world; he is a representative of the Hashemite royal dynasty, from the 41st generation of the Prophet Muhammad, and ascended the throne on February 7, 1999.
Abdullah II is the custodian of the Christian-Islamic shrines in Jerusalem. Welcoming the visit of the President of Armenia, King Abdullah II of Jordan said that the two countries are united by strong friendship and historical ties. King Abdullah II warmly recalled his official visit to Armenia this February and thanked the President and people of Armenia. It was noted that Armenia is facing many challenges today, and as a good friend, they expect to work closely and provide support.
President Armen Sarkissian thanked for the warm hospitality, words of support and continued readiness to further develop relations between the two countries at all levels. He recalled the constructive discussions with the King of Jordan in Yerevan months ago and plans for the future. “There is mutual trust, and we can work for the future,” said the President of Armenia.
– “In difficult moments, it becomes clear who is your real friend.” Noting that there is hope for a way out of any difficult situation, the President expressed confidence that the planned programs will be implemented and deeper cooperation will be established. In a warm and friendly atmosphere, talking about the opportunities for the development of bilateral relations and the most effective use of the existing potential in various spheres, the President of Armenia and the King of Jordan expressed readiness to promote mutually beneficial cooperation. According to them, the two countries have a lot in common: they are the bearers of ancient civilizations; they perceive the importance and value of human resources. Jordan, like Armenia, has made human potential its main driver of development.
President of Armenia and the King of Jordan that Armenia and Jordan can successfully cooperate, particularly in the fields of the new technologies, education, science, health, food security, and tourism. Jordan’s experience in working with IDPs can be instructive for Armenia. They focused on the joint efforts in the fight against coronavirus, its health service and social-economic consequences, as well as regional and international issues of mutual concern, in particular, related to the Middle East peace efforts. President Sarkissian informed the King of Jordan about the consequences of the Azeri-Turkish military aggression against Artsakh and the current situation in that context. The King of Jordan noted that his connections and prestige were used in the international arena to promote peace efforts.