LEBANESE ARMENIAN COMMUNITY PLAYS IMPORTANT ROLE IN THAT COUNTRY’S LIFE,
Gabriel Geara Says
JU LY 16
During the July 15 meeting of RA Prime Minister Tigran Sargsian
and Gabriel Geara, the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary
of Lebanon to Armenia, both sides mentioned with satisfaction the
economic cooperation becoming active parallel with high-level political
relations. In this respect they considered characteristic partnership
developing in the financial and banking sphere, which is reflected
in establishment of Lebanese banks in Armenia. G. Geara conditioned
it by active efforts and interest shown by the current Prime Minister
as far back as on the post of CBA Chairman.
According to the report provided to Noyan Tapan by the RA government
Information and Public Relations Department, the RA Prime Minister
and Lebanese Ambassador attached importance to resumption of work of
the Armenian-Lebanese Intergovernmental Commission after some interval
and discussion of issues of mutual interest within the framework of it.
G. Geara also presented his country’s home political situation
to the RA Prime Minister, spoke about the new government formed
lately, happily mentioning that two important posts in the cabinet
of Ministers, of Minister of Energy and Water Resources and of State
Minister, have been entrusted to Armenians.
The Lebanese Ambassador taking the chance praised the Lebanese
Armenian community emphasizing that Armenians have always had an
important role in his country’s political, economic, and cultural life.