Embassy Syrian Arab Republic to the Republic of Armenia, Ambassador Abdul Hamid Salloum met with leaders nongovernmental organization “Cultural Center of the East” : the president of the organization Bagrat Movsisyan, Vice-President Hambardzum Hairapetyan and a member of the Board Gayane Babayan.
The meeting was held in a friendly atmosphere. The sides noted the importance of developing cultural relations between Armenia and Syria. They also discussed issues of cooperation between NGO and the Syrian Embassy in Armenia.
B.Movsisyan thanked the ambassador for his attention to the activities of the Armenian public organizations. He noted that the “Cultural Center of the East” attaches particular importance to developing cooperation with countries where are Armenian communities. He said that the Armenian nation is grateful to Syrian for their help to those who escaped during the Armenian Genocide from the Ottoman Empire. B. Movsisyan also said that the Organization has specialists in Arabic language, which provide free lessons.
President of NGO requested support in the training of specialists. He also asked for support in gathering and publishing information about the Syrian Arab Republic for Armenia.
On behalf of the Government of Syria Ambassador handed 3 copies of the national clothes and books in Arabic. Concluding the meeting, both sides expressed readiness to deepen cooperation.