ArmInfo.The members of the Armenia-UAE friendship group met with the UAE Ambassador to Armenia Mohammed Isa al-Zaabi. This was reported by the press service of the parliament.
According to the source, the head of the friendship group Narek Zeynalyan noted that regular business forums, bilateral tourism, flights, the presence of almost six thousandth Armenian community in the UAE, etc., testify to the relations formed between the two countries.
Zeynalyan noted with satisfaction that about 20 enterprises operate with the participation of Arab capital in Armenia. He assured that in the post-revolutionary period a favorable investment environment was formed in Armenia.
Ambassador Mohammed Isa al-Zaabi described the bilateral relations as excellent and noted that his country recognizes the importance of cooperation with Armenia, in particular, in the cultural, educational, humanitarian fields, as well as in the field of latest technologies. He said that the Emirates are interested in the activities of the creative center "TUMO" and would like to create such a center in their country. Turning to the growing tourism year after year, the ambassador noted that Armenia is a safe country and his compatriots visit the whole family with Armenia. N. Zeynalyan informed the ambassador that more than 11 thousand tourists from the UAE visited Armenia last year.
The interlocutors also discussed issues of cooperation at inter-parliamentary venues. The ambassador said that the UAE is interested in the parliamentary experience of the RA, therefore, mutual visits and contacts with parliamentarians can be very effective.
In this context, the creation of the UAE-Armenia friendship group was discussed. Mutually expressed the hope that the activities of friendship groups will contribute to the further development of productive cooperation.
The interlocutors concluded the meeting expressed confidence that the vectors of cooperation and the ways to achieve success are numerous.