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14.07.2018 • Meeting with the Deputy Minister of Roads and Urban Development of Iran

 On July 14 Ambassador Artashes Toumanian met with Abdolhashem Hasannia, Deputy Minister of Roads and Urban Development, Head of Road Maintenance and Transportation Organization of Iran. Issues regarding holding Joint Transport Commission session between Armenia and Iran was discussed. Topics related to improvement of freight forwarding terms will be discussed in the upcoming session. Ambassador Toumanian presented existing disbalances in terms of transportation services between the two countries which were related to the different legal regulations in Armenia and Iran. He suggested to include current issues in the agenda of Commission’s upcoming session.

11.07.2018 • Ambassador Toumanian met with the chief of staff of the President of IRI

 On July 11, Ambassador Artashes Toumanian met with Mahmoud Vaezi, chief of staff of the President of the Islamic Republic of Iran. In the course of the meeting, the sides discussed a wide range of issues related to the Armenia-Iran relations. Iranian balanced approach to the Nagorno-Karabakah conflict and peaceful resolution of it were also touched upon. The sides reaffirmed the necessity of effective bilateral cooperation in the current difficult regional conjuncture. Joint economic projects and issues connected to their realization were discussed. Ambassador Toumanian and Iranian President’s chief of staff also talked about organizing officials visits.

07.07.2018 • Ambassador Toumanian Received the Chairman of the Mining Commission of Hamadan Province

Mr. Artashes Toumanian - Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Armenia to the Islamic Republic of Iran received Mr. R. Mortezaei - the Chairman of the Mining Commission of Hamadan Province. Mr. Mortezaei presented information about their activities in the field of construction and building materials. He expressed a desire to make a working visit to Armenia and get acquainted with the new developments in Armenian economy and business environment. Mr. Mortezaei said that in case of favorable market conditions they were ready to make investment and carry out activities in Armenia. Ambassador Toumanian pledged to arrange meetings for Hamadan delegation in Armenia. The guests got information about the economy and investment projects of Armenia.  

06.07.2018 • Visits to Historical and Cultural Places of Hamadan

Mr. Artashes Toumanian - Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Armenia to the Islamic Republic of Iran and diplomats of the Embassy during their visit to Hamadan went to historically important places including Armenian St. Virgin, Assyrian St. Rafael Churches, as well as the Mausoleum of Avicenna. 

05.07.2018 • Managing Director of the “Middle East Bank” Visited Armenian Embassy

Mr. Artashes Toumanian - Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Armenia to the Islamic Republic of Iran received Mr. Parviz Aghili – Managing Director of the “Middle East Bank”. Mr. Aghili informed about the preliminary discussions of the Board of Directors of the Bank on the question for starting business activity in Armenia. He asked Mr. Toumanian to provide preparatory assistance for that. Ambassador Toumanian encouraged the Managing Director to get acquainted with the financial-banking system of the Republic of Armenia and after make concrete recommendations. Ambassador Touamnian mentioned that relevant meetings would be possible to organise in Armenia for discussing the projects of cooperation presented by the delegation of the “Middle East Bank”.  

02.07.2018 • Ambassador Toumanian’s Visit to the Ministery of Energy

On July 02, Mr. Artashes Toumanian - Ambassador of the Republic of Armenia to the Islamic Republic of Iran had a meeting with Mr. Reza Ardakanian – Minister of Energy of the Islamic Republic of Iran and co-chairman of the intergovernmental commission of Armenia and Iran. Interlocutors exchanged views on Minister Ardakanian’s upcoming visit to Armenia. Ambassador Toumanian said that Armenia attached importance to improvement of bilateral cooperation. Mr. Ardakanian expressed his readines to be of assistance in implementation of bilateral and multilateral projects.  

30.06.2018 • Ambassadors Exchanged the Instruments of Ratification

Ambassador of the Republic of Armenia to the Islamic Republic of Iran Artashes Toumanian and Ambassador of the State of Qatar to the Republic of Armenia Ali ben Hamad al-Sulaiti (residence in Tehran) exchanged the instruments of ratification of the Agreement between the Government of the Republic of Armenia and the Government of the State of Qatar on Air Transport Services. Thus, the Agreement entered into force. The Protocol has been signed on the exchange of instruments of ratification.  

26.06.2018 • Meeting at the Iran Chamber of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture

On June 26, the Embassy of the Republic of Armenia to the Islamic Republic of Iran and the Iran-Armenia Chamber of Commerce arranged a meeting with the representatives of the Iran Chamber of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture and members of the Iranian Business Organizations. During the meeting there were discussed the prospects of trade-economic relations between Armenia and Iran. Mr. Artashes Toumanian - Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Armenia to the Islamic Republic of Iran, delivered a report and presented the situation after formation of the Armenian new government, favorable investment conditions, main directions of economic development, business environment in Armenia and new opportunities for improving economic cooperation between Armenia and Iran.  

25.06.2018 • Ambassador Toumanian’s Visit to the National House of Iranian Cinema

On June 25, Mr. Artashes Toumanian - Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Armenia to the Islamic Republic of Iran had a meeting with Ms. Ladan Taheri - Head of the National House of Iranian Cinema. Mr. Alireza Ghasemkhan - Director of the Iranian Cinema Museum and Mr. Amir Hossein Alamalhoda - Head of the «Art and Experience» Cultural Organization also participated in that meeting. Ambassador Toumanian got acquainted with the activities and upcoming projects of the National House of Iranian Cinema and Museum. He spoke about the Armenian film week of the last year initiated by the Armenian Embassy for the first time in Iran and offered to jointly organize another Armenian film week during the current year. Mr. Artashes Toumanian also offered to organize a conference under the title of "Armenians in Iranian cinema" and publish a catalog about that. The recommendations of the Ambassador were greatly appreciated by the other side....

13.06.2018 • Ambassador Toumanian’s Meeting with the Head of “Kerman Development Organization” Council

On June 13, Mr. Artashes Toumanian - Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Armenia to the Islamic Republic of Iran, had a meeting with Mr. Valiollah Afkhamirad – President of “Kerman Development Organization” council, which is engaged in great investment and business projects in Kerman, Sirjan and Bam. Taking into account the free trade agreement signed by Iran and Eurasian Economic Union and high level of relations between Armenia and EU, as well as the favourable business environment in Armenia, Ambassador Toumanian said that new opportunities have been created for Iranian companies in terms of real economic activities in Armenia. Mr. Toumanian also added that Iranian capital could be beneficial for Armenian investment projects and re-exporting products to neighboring countries through Armenia. Mr. Afkhamirad presented the activities of the Organization which owned assets in several companies. He said that Organization is ready to...

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