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Mohammed bin Rashid receives Armenian President

January 17, 2019  
Thursday, January 17, 2019

Vice President, Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, on Thursday, received the Armenian President, Armen Sarkissian, in the presence of Deputy Ruler of Dubai H.H. Maktoum bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum.

During the meeting, which was held at Zabeel Palace in Dubai, His Highness welcomed the guest and exchanged greetings with the Armenian President, and discussed a number of topics of mutual interest. They also explored the relations between the two countries and means of developing them in all sectors.

The meeting focused on strengthening relations between both countries in various areas.

The Armenian President, who is in a state visit to attend the Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week, emphasised his country's desire to boost cooperation in various domains. He also praised the UAE's pioneering stature at the regional and global arenas. The Armenian President also extended an invitation to His Highness Sheikh Mohammed to visit Armenia.

Present at the meeting were President of Dubai Civil Aviation Authority, Chairman & Chief Executive Emirates Airline & Group, His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum; Minister of State for International Co-operation Reem bint Ibrahim Al Hashemi, and Director- General of the Department of Protocol and Hospitality in Dubai H.E. Khalifa Saeed Suleiman. Also present were UAE Ambassador to Armenia Jassim Mohammed AlQasmi, and the Armenian ambassador to the UAE Mher Mkrtumyan, along the accompanying delegation.

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