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02.08.2018 • Prime Minister of Armenia and Ambassador of India to Armenia discussed prospects for bilateral cooperation.

On August 02, Prime Minister of Armenia Nikol Pashinyan received Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of India to the Republic of Armenia Yogeshwar Sangwan. During the meeting, Prime Minister Pashinyan highlighted Armenia's interest in sustainable development of multilateral cooperation with India.  Ambassador Sangwan, in his turn, touched upon the Armenian-Indian historical ties and assured of his readiness to do his utmost in order to promote diversified exchanges between the two countries.   In the course of the meeting, the parties discussed the prospects for expanding cooperation in information technologies, tourism, healthcare, education, culture and other fields.

28.06.2018 • YSMU establishes contact with Indian leading medical research centre

To implement the agreements reached during the recent visit of the Ambassador of Armenia to India A. Martirosyan to the Sanjay Gandhi Postgraduate Institute of Medical Sciences, on June 27, the Vice-Rector of the Yerevan State Medical University Y. Sahakyan visited Lucknow and held in depth discussions with the leadership of that leading Indian research organization. The parties agreed to cooperate in the training of medical professionals in the various fields as well as, using the advanced technical capabilities of the institute, to create a joint telemedicine network. It will enable two institutions to exchange their experiences, to   diagnose and treat the cases, as well as to establish the remote communication during   surgical interventions requiring high-tech solutions. President of the YSMU Indian Alumni Association D. S. Chauhan accompanied Y. Sahakyan during the visit.

01.05.2018 • Development of the Armenian Telemedicine Network Discussed

On April 30, Ambassador of Armenia to India Armen Martirosyan visited Sanjay Gandhi Postgraduate Institute of Medical Sciences, located in Lucknow, capital of Uttar Pradesh, with the aim to get acquainted with India’s expertise in the field of telemedicine. Ambassador Martirosyan presented Indian experts the current state of the telemedicine network in Armenia. The professorial staff of the Institute introduced the activities of the Indian leading telemedicine centre and expressed readiness to support the effective exploitation of the Armenian telemedicine network. The Indian side also expressed willingness to conduct correspondence courses with the participation of the best Indian specialists, contributing to the dissemination of the best practices among students of the Yerevan State Medical University. The YSMU Indian Alumni Association will also participate in this initiative.

24.04.2018 • Candlelight vigil for the memory of Armenian Genocide victims

On April 24, Candlelight Vigil for the memory of the victims of the Armenian Genocide was held at the Embassy of Armenia in New Delhi, with participation of the Armenian Cultural Centre NGO. The representatives of the Armenian community in Delhi took part in the memorial ceremony.

14.04.2018 • Armenia participates at DEFEXPO-2018 INDIA

The tenth edition of the international defence exhibition DEFEXPO INDIA 2018 was held in Chennai on April 11-14 this year. The biennial event saw more than 47 countries participate, including Armenia. Over 630 Indian defence firms and 170 foreign defence   manufacturers showcased their products at this mega defence exhibition of land, naval and air systems. Days ago the delegation of India's Defense Ministry participated at the ArmHiTech-2018 International Exhibition of Armaments and Defence Technologies held in Armenia. Within the framework of the visit, the parties discussed issues pertaining to the Armenian-Indian defence cooperation.

13.04.2018 • Representatives of the Armenian Community in India awarded medals

On April 13, upon recommendation of the Embassy of Armenia in New Delhi, the Minister of Defence of Armenia Vigen Sargsyan decorated the wardens of the Church Committee of the Armenian Holy Church of Nazareth Sunil Sobti and Suzan Rouben with the medals of Vazgen Sargsyan, in recognition of their personal contribution for organization of medical treatment of the military men wounded during the combat operations and support of their families. Senior lieutenant of the Armenian Armed Forces Sargis Gabrielyan, sergeant of the Artsakh Republic Defense Army Gevorg Dadasyan and Major Sargis Stepanyan received medical treatment in one of India's best medical institutions under the auspices of the Armenian Holy Church of Nazareth in Kolkata. Throughout the course of their treatment, the brave son's of our motherland and their accompanying relatives were hosted at the Armenian College and Philanthropic Academy.

02.04.2018 • Kolkata's Armenian College marks 197th Anniversary

On April 02, the Armenian College and Philanthropic Academy of Kolkata celebrated 197th anniversary of its establishment. This oldest educational institution of the Armenian Diaspora was founded in 1821 by the initiative of the prominent representatives of the Armenian community of India Astvatsatur Muradkhanyan and Mnatsakan Vardanyan. Around 70 students from Armenia and Diaspora receive  high-quality education at the college today. The leaders of the Kolkata churches, diplomats, representatives of the Armenian community and Ambassador of Armenia in India Armen Martirosyan attended the event.  In his speech , Ambassador Martirosyan cited the Decree of the Minister of Defence of the Republic of Armenia awarding the wardens of the Church Committee of the Armenian Holy Church of Nazareth Mr Sunil Sobti and Mrs Suzan Rouben with the medal of Vazgen Sargsyan, in recognition of their personal contribution for organization of medical treatment of the...

28.03.2018 • Delegation of India's Defense Ministry participates in ArmHiTec -2018 International Expo

The delegation of India's Defense Ministry arrived in Yerevan to participate at the ArmHiTech -2018 International Exhibition of Armaments and Defence Technologies, to be held on 29-31 March. On March 28, within the framework of the visit, the Indian delegation was received by the Armenian Defence Minister Vigen Sargsyan. Indian Ambassador to Armenia Yogeshwar Sangwan was also present at the meeting. The parties discussed the Armenian-Indian defence cooperation, in particular, the implementation of the agreements reached during the meetings between the representatives of the Armenian and Indian defence ministries in New Delhi. Peacekeeping, military education and training were singled out as perspective directions of cooperation. Issues related to bilateral military-technical cooperation were also discussed during the meeting.

26.03.2018 • Ambassador Martirosyan pays working visit to Bangladesh

On March 26, Ambassador of Armenia to Bangladesh (with residence in New Delhi) Armen Martirosyan participated in the celebrations dedicated to the Independence Day of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh in Dhaka. On March 27, within the framework of the visit, Ambassador Martirosyan met with the officials of the Foreign Ministry of Bangladesh and discussed the prospects of the development of bilateral relations between the two countries. On the same day, Ambassador Martirosyan was received by the Minister of Cultural Affairs of Bangladesh Asaduzzaman Noor. At the meeting, the parties discussed the possibilities of bilateral cooperation in the field of culture, as well as issues related to preservation of Armenian historical and cultural heritage in Bangladesh. Ambassador Martirosyan also discussed the issue of preservation of Armenian monuments during his meeting with the Secretary General of the Bangladesh National Commission for UNESCO...

19.12.2017 • India's Top Sommeliers taste Armenian Wines

On December 17, the Embassy of Armenia in New Delhi in collaboration with the Vine and Wine Foundation of Armenia organized a wine tasting event at the editorial office of the Sommelier India Magazine, which is one of the largest specialized wine publications in Asia. India's top Sommeliers, hoteliers, wine enthusiasts   and industry experts had an opportunity to assess   a wide range of Armenian wines. Editor-in-Chief of Sommelier India Magazine Reva K. Singh and Ambassador of Armenia to India Armen Martirosyan welcomed the guests. The leading expert of the Wine and Wine Foundation of Armenia Syuzanna Mkrtchyan presented Armenian wines as well as the potential of Armenian winemaking, spicing her speech with interesting historical references on birth of  winemaking in Armenia. Next day, the representatives of leading wine importing and distributing companies of India attended the presentation of Armenian wines...

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