Kuwait to open embassy in Armenia next month

September 20, 2011
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Kuwait will open an embassy in Armenia in October, the Armenian ambassador in Kuwait City has said.

Fadey Charchoghlian said that the Kuwaiti-Armenian Joint Economic Committee would hold its first meeting on October 4-6 in Yerevan, the Armenian capital. It will be co-chaired by the Kuwaiti Minister of Finance and the Deputy Prime Minister of Armenia.

In a press conference on the 20th anniversary of his country’s independence, Charchoghlian said that Armenia was looking forward to the visit of Emir Shaikh Sabah Al Ahmad during which the Islamic Sciences College in Brifan University would be opened.

Serious about developing relations

The diplomat said that the Kuwait Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Kuwait Fund for Economic Development and Kuwait Investment Authority were working on strengthening bonds between the two countries. Armenia is serious about developing the relations with Kuwait, he said, Kuwaiti daily Al Watan reported on Tuesday

Charchoghlian said that there was an educational agreement signed between the two countries to exchange students, in addition to an aviation accord to initiate direct flight in the near future.

The Armenian cultural week held in Kuwait in March strengthened cultural relations between the two countries, he said. A Kuwaiti cultural week will be held in Armenia.

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