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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Mkrtchyan presented Armenian wines as well as the potential of Armenian winemaking, spicing her speech with interesting historical references on birth of  winemaking in Armenia.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...

30.11.2017 • Yerevan now has India Street

On November 29, in accordance with the decisions of Armenia-India Intergovernmental Commission, and in commemoration of the 25th anniversary of establishment of diplomatic relations between Armenia and India, by the decision #63 of the Council of Elders of the Yerevan Municipality Dzorapi Street of the   Kentron (Centre) Administrative District has been renamed as India Street.

27.11.2017 • "Friendship Film Festival-2017" was inaugurated in New Delhi

On November 27, VIII edition of the Annual Film Festival entitled "Friendship Film Festival-2017" was inaugurated at the Russian Centre of Science and Culture in New Delhi. The festival will feature several recent Armenian full length films, shorts and documentaries.   The screening schedule of the Armenian pictures is given below: "Moskvich, my Love", "Painting in Space", "For the World", "Grandpa Samvel", "Far and Near". Ambassador of Armenia Armen Martirosyan attended the inaugural ceremony of the festival and delivered a welcome address.

04.11.2017 • Upon Invitation of the Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi, President of Armenia Serzh Sargsyan paid working visit to India on November 02-04, 2017

The Armenian delegation headed by the President Sragsyan included Minister of Foreign Affairs Edward Nalbandian, Minister of Education and Science Levon Mkrtchyan and Minister of Economic Development and Investments        Suren Karayan.  On November 03, President Serzh Sargsyan  started his visit by attending the plenary session of the “World Food: India -2017” conference in New Delhi, and the ceremonious opening of an international food industry exhibition of the same name with about 2000 participants from over 20 countries. The President of the Republic of Armenia made a speech at the conference. On the same day President Serzh Sargsyan met with Indian leadership  and discussed the agenda of Armenian-Indian interstate relations and the developments prospects.  As part of his working visit to India, President Serzh Sargsyan met with India’s Prime Minister Narendra...

08.09.2017 • Ambassador of Armenia Unveils the Bust of Sir Catchick Paul Chater in Kolkata

On September 08, the bust of Sir Catchick Paul Chater was unveiled at La Martiniere School in Kolkata. Khachik Pogose Astwachatoor , known in history as Sir Catchick Paul Chater, graduated La Martiniere School (founded in 1836) at the end of the 19th century. His subsequent life and career developed in Hong Kong, where he became one of the main developers and investors in the city. Sir Paul Chater, being one of the richest and most influential people in the region, was an ardent philanthropist.  Today, a number of famous streets and buildings in Hong Kong bear his name. In 1910, La Martiniere School, finding itself in a difficult financial situation and being condemned to bankruptcy, turned to its alumni Khachik Pogose Astwachatoor for financial support. The generous entrepreneur did not only pay all the debts of the school, but also created a large fund, which supports the functioning and development of the school till date. To honour his...

06.08.2017 • Cooperation between the Embassy of Armenia in India and KISS gears up

In February 2017 Ambassador of Armenia Armen Martirosyan visited the largest residential education centre for tribal children in India- Kalinga Institute of Social Sciences (KISS), upon invitation of its founder Dr.Achyuta Samanta. During the course of the visit, they discussed and agreed on the avenues for cooperation. On May 25-30, upon invitation of the Aurora Humanitarian Initiative, Dr.A.Samanta visited Armenia, and participated in Awakening Humanity international conference and Aurora Prize-2017 event. As a part of 2017 Aurora Dialogues, Dr.A.Samanta delivered a lecture on “Promotion of humanitarianism and peace by arresting violence” at the American University of Armenia. He spoke about his personal experience and shared his views on how education can help to address various humanitarian problems. On August 01-05, in collaboration with the Kalinga Institute of Social Sciences, the Embassy of the Republic of Armenia in New Delhi organized the...

30.07.2017 • Armenian community of India sponsors Gevorg Dadasyan's treatment

On July 29, Sergeant of the Nagorno-Karabakh Republic Defence Army   Gevorg Dadasyan, who was injured in the line of contact in November 2016, arrived in Kolkata, accompanied by his mother. Sergeant Dadasyan lost his right arm during service in defense of the homeland.  He will undergo arm prostheses fitting at «Ottobock» , which is one of the best medical facilities in India. The treatment, travel and living expenses are fully sponsored by the Armenian Holy Church of Nazareth of Kolkata.     Last year, the senior lieutenant  of the Armenian Armed Forces Sargis Gabrielyan underwent similar treatment at the same reputed    medical centre. At the airport Sergeant Gevorg Dadasyan was received by the representatives of  the Embassy of Armenia in India and Armenian College and Philanthropic Academy of Kolkata.  Throughout    the course of his treatment,     G. Dadasyan and his mother...

06.07.2017 • Ambassador of Armenia Armen Martirosyan presented his credentials to the President of Bangladesh Mohammad Abdul Hamid

On July 06, Ambassador of the Republic of Armenia Armen Martirosyan presented his Letters of Credence to the President of the People's Republic of Bangladesh Mohammad Abdul Hamid. During the private conversation after the presentation ceremony, President Abdul Hamid noted that even though this year marks the 25th anniversary of establishment of diplomatic relations between Armenia and Bangladesh, the historical ties between the peoples of two countries are over four centuries long. President Hamid emphasized the special cultural contributions of Armenians in Bengal and pointed out several remarkable examples. In particular, he noted that the first Bengali school, which functions as an educational establishment till date, was founded by Armenians, Armenian Apostolic Church of the Holy Resurrection (built in 1781) is active in Dhaka today, the Armenian distinct Armaniatola and Armenian Street are located in the centre of the city, while the area occupied by the...

20.05.2017 • Armenian Defence Delegation visits India.

On May 16-20, the delegation of the Ministry of Defence of the Republic of Armenia paid a working visit to India. During the course of the visit, the parties discussed the possibilities of bilateral cooperation between Armenia and India in defence.

10.05.2017 • Economic opportunities of women in Armenia are discussed in New Delhi

On May 10, the Women Economic Forum was launched at New Delhi, which witnessd participation of delegates from over 50 countries around the globe. The goal of the conference was to present and discuss women's business experience in various countries, as well as to foster the establishment of business relations between women entrepreneurs and organizations. Within the framework of the forum, a separate panel discussion was dedicated to women rights in Armenia, economic opportunities and their business development. Ambassador of Armenia Armen Martirosyan presented the opening remarks, which were followed by comprehesive country presentation by Delhi University PhD student Anush Gasparyan. The panelists also addressed the numerous questions from the members of the audience.    

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