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13.10.2019 • Event Dedicated to the Anniversary of “Raffi” Sport and Cultural Center

The Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Armenia to the I.R. of Iran, Mr. Artashes Toumanian participated in the event dedicated to the 40th anniversary of the establishment of “Raffi” Sport and Cultural Center. During the evening, the background, the path which the Center has passed through and the 40 years of activities for preserving the Armenian culture, sport and identity were introduced to the guests. The performance of the choir, dance ensemble and some declamations from the Center made the evening pleasant. The Armenian Ambassador, in his remarks, hailed the anniversary and appreciated the activities of the Center in educating the young generations and running the cultural activities of the community.  

12.10.2019 • Armenian Ambassador Received “Balin Tech” Manager

On October 12, the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Armenia to Iran, Mr. Artashes Toumanian, received the Managing Director of “Balin Tech” Company, Mr. Mohammad Reza Kakavand. During the meeting, Mr. Kakavand presented some information about the activities of the Company in the area of auto part manufacturing and asked about the possibilities to implement projects in Armenia in this regard. The Ambassador, in his turn, provided explicit information regarding the investment and economic situation in Armenia, particularly underscored the trade agreement between Iran and Eurasian Economic Union which has created ideal opportunity for cooperation and trade and proposed Mr. Kakavand to consider cooperation with Armenia under this new circumstances.  

28.07.2019 • Mr. Ambassador Received “Arvand” Free Zone CEO

On July 28, Armenian Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to Iran Mr. Artashes Toumanian received the chief executive officer of “Arvand” free zone, Mr. Kamal Rezaee. During the meeting the Ambassador’s guest presented some information about “Arvand” free zone area and the economic potentialities of Khuzestan province, where the free zone is located. Mr. Rezaee was interested in getting some information about Armenia-Iran economic relations and the possibilities and capabilities of Eurasian Economic Union (EEU), Mr. Ambassador gave full information and explanation in this regard to his guest. In the end of meeting Mr. Rezaee invited the Ambassador to pay a visit to Khuzestan province in order to be introduced with the industrial activities and potentialities of the free zone.  

24.07.2019 • Concert of National Chamber Choir of Armenia in Ararat “Komitas” hall of Tehran

On July 24, an evening was held in Ararat Armenian organization “Komitas” hall on the occasion of the 150th birth anniversary of Komitas and the 80th anniversary of Tigran Mansurian. In that event the National chamber choir of Armenia had performances by the artistic director and conductor of the choir Mr. Robert Mlkeyan. The guest of honor of the evening was reknown composer Tigran Mansurian. A number of authorities of Armenian communities from Tehran and Isfahan (New Julfa) were present in the evening. The choir had performances of Komitas and Mansurian, later the choir of Ararat joined them. The evening ended with the Erebouni-Yerevan joint performance of both choirs.  

22.07.2019 • Event Dedicated to Tigaran Mansurian’s 80th Birth Anniversary

The Embassy of the Republic of Armenia in the I.R. of Iran had organized a tribute concert for the 80th birth anniversary of Armenian well-known composer, Tigran Mansurian. The event was held in Tehran ''Vahdat Hall'' on July 22, with the performance of National Chamber choir of Armenia along with the artistic director and the conductor of the choir, Mr. Robert Mlkeyan, who were invited to Tehran by the Armenian Embassy for this purpose. Mr. Mansurian, himself, was also presented in his evening. During the concert, the lyrics of Armenian poets: Hovhanness Toumanian, Avedik Isahakian, Yeghisheh Charents and Kostan Zarian were sung, who were the creation of Mr. Mansurian. The songs composed by Mansurian sounding new for the majority of Iranian audience caused great eagerness and warmth in the hall. Maestro Mansurian, in his concluding remarks on the stage, highly appreciated the efforts of the Armenian Embassy for organizing of the evening as well as...

21.07.2019 • Event Dedicated to Komitas 150th Anniversary

Armenian Embassy in Iran had organized a tribute concert to commemorate the 150th birth anniversary of the world reknown Armenian ethnomusicologist, composer, singer, choir master, Komitas. The event was held in Tehran “Vahdat Hall” on July 21, with the performance of National Chamber choir of Armenia along with the artistic director and the conductor of the choir, Mr. Robert Mlkeyan, who were invited to Tehran by the Armenian Embassy for this purpose. During the two hours’ event, the works of Komitas were presented to its finest level, creating great enthusiasm among the audience and genuine music lovers. The Great Armenian composer, Tigran Mansurian, who traveled to Iran with this group, was also among the audience of the hall. The host of the evening was ambassador extraordinary and plenipotentiary of Armenia, Mr. Artashes Toumanian. Among the guests were foreign diplomatic delegations, Prelate of the Armenian Diocese in Tehran Archbishop Sebouh...

19.07.2019 • Minister of High Technological Industry of Armenia Visited Iran

From July 17 to 19, Minister of High Technological Industry of Armenia Hakob Arshakyan participated in the Smart Iran Conference in Tehran at the invitation of Mohammad-Javad Azari Jahromi, Minister of Information Technologies and Telecommunication of Iran. The Conference had gathered delegations from Russia, Iraq, Turkey and several other countries, as well as representatives of international organizations. During his visit, Minister Arshakyan took part in the opening of the “25th ELCOMP-2019 International Exhibition”.  

03.07.2019 • Armenia-Iran Intergovernmental Commission Holds 16th Meeting in Tehran

Chaired by RA Deputy Prime Minister Mher Grigoryan and IRI Minister of Energy Reza Ardakanian, the 16th meeting of the Joint Armenia-Iran Intergovernmental Commission was held in Tehran. Addressing those present, the Armenian Deputy Prime Minister thanked the Iranian side for hosting the meeting and for a warm welcome shown to the Armenian delegation. Mher Grigoryan described the work done by the working groups as quite effective and expressed confidence that the sides would have enough time to coordinate all issues on the bilateral trade and economic agenda. The Deputy Premier noted that as underpinned by deeply-rooted mutual trust and good neighborly relations, the dynamically developing Armenian-Iranian linkages are the key to building ever closer ties of mutually beneficial cooperation between the two countries. Mher Grigoryan underscored that the Intergovernmental Commission’s 16th meeting followed up the ratification by the two parliaments of an interim free trade...

30.06.2019 • Armenian Ambassador Meeting with the Minister of Roads and Urban Development

On June 30, a meeting was held between Mr. Artashes Toumanian the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Armenia to Iran and Mr. Mohammad Eslami, the Minister of roads and urban development of the Islamic Republic of Iran. In the meeting both sides stressed the well implementation of the north-south corridor between two countries as a major transportation way, they also pointed out the importance of EEC-Iran trade agreement and the future opportunities that this agreement could bring to both countries. 

28.06.2019 • Memorial Service in Saint Sarkis Cathedral Tehran

On June 28, a commemoration ceremony was held in Saint Sarkis Cathedral in Tehran in memory of passing of Mr. Garnik Badalyan, the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Armenia to Turkmenstan, Tajikstan and Afghanistan. The memorial service was conducted by Armenian Diocese of Tehran, His Grace Archbishop Sebouh Sarkissian. A large number of Armenian community authorities, friends and the Armenian Embassy staff in Tehran were present in the ceremony. The event was concluded by the remarks about the late Colleague Mr. Badalyan by Mr. Artashes Toumanian, the Armenian Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to Iran and Armenian Prelate and Archbishop, Sebouh Sarkissian.  

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