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28.12.2019 • Armenian Ambassador Received the Newly Appointed Iranian Ambassador to Armenia

Armenian Ambassador, Artashes Toumanian, received the newly appointed Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Islamic Republic of Iran to the Republic of Armenia, Abbas Badakhshan Zohouri. Mr. Toumanian in his welcoming remarks to his guest congratulated the appointment and wished success for more development in Armenia - Iran relations. The interlocutors exchanged views on issues concerning Armenia - Iran relations and handling them in a more productive manner. Mr. Zohouri in his turn appreciated the host for his warm welcome and expressed his readiness to have cooperation with the Armenian Embassy in Iran.  

27.12.2019 • Tribute Evening for Hovhaness Toumanian

On December 27, In Armenian Club a literal-artistic evening was held dedicated to the 150th birth anniversary of the Pan-Armenian poet, Hovhaness Toumanian, his legacy and the debut of Farsi translation of his works compiled in a book. The initial idea for holding this tribute evening belonged to the Armenian Embassy and the Museum of Hovhaness Toumanian (Armenia). The book has been compiled by Varand Kurkchian and Ghavam-el-din Razavizadeh, printed in “Nayiri” publishing house. The evening program included artistic performances, declamations and film based on the well-known poet’s works. Iranian intellectuals, personalities from Armenian community and literature lovers were present in the event. In this Toumanian-friendly evening, Artashes Toumanian, the Armenian Ambassador, had remarks dedicated to the occasion while appreciating the works and legacy of the Pan-Armenian poet, he pointed out the importance and role of the cultural dialog in Armenia-Iran...

26.12.2019 • Armenia- Iran Action Plan on Labor and Social Affairs Signed

The first session of Armenia-Iran working group on labor and social affairs was held during December 22-25 in Tehran. The main objective of these meetings was to sign “The Joint Action Plan”, discuss and specify the dimensions of bilateral cooperation in the field of labor and social affairs. The two countries had signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on “Cooperation between The Republic of Armenia and the Islamic Republic of Iran in the field of labor and social affairs” in 2011. The Armenian Minister of Labor and Social Affairs, Zaruhi Batoyan, visited Iran on this purpose, invited by Mohammad Sharitmadari, Minister of Cooperatives Labor and Social Welfare of Iran. The Armenian Minister expressed that this visit can serve to enhance the cooperation between the countries in the fields of labor and social security, to get familiarized with innovative projects, new experiences and to expand constructive dialogs. She pointed out, the signing of the...

25.12.2019 • Seasons Evening for New year in Armenian Embassy

On December 25, on the joyous occasion prior to New year and Holy nativity, Armenian Embassy in Iran organized a New year reception, the guests were students from “Maryam” Educational Center, the vice-principals (Elvin Shirvanian, Edwin Der Boghossian), teachers’ staff and board of trustees of the center. Artashes Toumanian, the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Armenia to Iran, had remarks, addressing to the children, their parents and teachers he wished them prosperity and success in coming year, 2020. The guest-students created a joyous atmosphere by performing pieces of declamation, songs, music and dance. Having been served in the reception, the children and all the guests left the Embassy receiving their new year’s gifts from the Santa Claus.  

24.12.2019 • Evening for Ladies in Ararat Complex

The ladies of military attachés from foreign diplomatic missions in Tehran participated in an Armenian traditional evening in Ararat cultural and sport complex. During the event, Armenian routine customs and cuisine accompanying traditional songs, music and dance were presented to the audience. The guests were received by Mrs. Mary Aznavouryan, the wife of the military attaché in the Armenian Embassy, Colonel Arthur Aznavouryan. Besides, there was an opportunity to become acquainted with the tourist attractions and sightseeing spots in Armenia by films.  

20.12.2019 • Musical Evening in Tehran

Artashes Toumanian - the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Armenia to the Islamic Republic of Iran, took part in the evening of Armenian music in ''Vahdat Concert Hall'' of Tehran. During the evening, Iran's National Orchestra and the musicians invited from Armenia performed musical works of the world famous Armenian composers – Komitas, Aram Khachatryan, Arno Babajanyan and others, under the conducting of Razmik Ohanyan.  

19.12.2019 • Armenian ambassador met Iranian minister of cooperatives labor and social welfare

Artashes Toumanian, the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Armenia to Iran had a meeting with Mohammad Shariatmadari, the Minister of Cooperatives, Labor and Social Welfare. The two sides exchanged views on bilateral cooperation in the relevant field of labor and social welfare as well as the official visit of Ms. Batoyan, the Minister of Labor and Social Affairs of Armenia to Iran was discussed. The agreement between Iran and EEU and opportunities for further cooperation between Armenia and Iran in the light of this Agreement was pointed out in this meeting.  

18.12.2019 • Visiting “Akoonq” Center

On December 18, the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Armenia to Iran, Artashes Toumanian along with the staff of the Embassy participated in an evening in “Akoonq” Center. “Akoonq” is an educational center for disable and mentally retarded children. The event was mini trade-market, displaying the items prepared by the children of the Center. Archbishop Sebouh Sarkissian, the Prelate of the Armenian diocese of Tehran with a number of officials from Armenian community were presented in the evening.  

17.12.2019 • Pre-Season Evening with Iranian Businessmen

On December 17, Artashes Toumanian, the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Armenia to Iran, participated in a pre-festive event organized by Iran-Armenia Chamber of Commerce as the new year is approaching. Mr. Pedram Soltani, the Deputy Chairman of Iran Chamber of Commerce, Industries, Mines and Agriculture (ICCIMA) and Mr. Masoud Khansari, the Chairman of Tehran Chamber of Commerce, Industries, Mines and Agriculture (TCCIM) were presented in the event along with a large group of Iranian businessmen. The evening was held in Ararat Cultural and Sport Complex. Hailing the audience for the season greetings, Mr. Ambassador briefly presented the activities done in the fields of business and economy during the past year and expressed hopes for coming developments and progress concerning Armenia-Iran economic relations. The officials of Iranian chambers and Hervik Yarijanian, the Chairman of Iran-Armenia Chamber of Commerce delivered speeches on the occasion.  

09.12.2019 • Armenian Ambassador Received “Nano Laser” Company Managers

Artashes Toumanian, the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Armenia to Iran, has received the management of “Nano Laser” Iranian company. The company is acting in laser engraving and cutting. In the meeting, the officials introduced the activities of the company, later the Ambassador presented the economic situation in Armenia, the condition for running business and doing investments there, he also pointed out the EEU-Iran Preferential Trade Agreement and its positive impact for Iranian business people. “Nano laser” officials expressed hope to travel to Armenia in a delegation format to get introduced with trade and business atmosphere of the country for further cooperation.  

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