Armenia, Qatar sign documents on education, health cooperation

Armenia, Qatar sign documents on education, health cooperation

PanARMENIAN.Net - Prime Minister of Armenia Nikol Pashinyan and the Prime Minister and Minister of Interior of Qatar Sheikh Khalid bin Khalifa bin Abdul Aziz al-Thani met on Monday, June 12, Pashinyan's office reports.

After the two stressed the need for multifaceted cooperation between the two countries, a number of documents were signed between the two countries in their presence.

In particular, Deputy Prime Minister of Armenia Hambardzum Matevosyan and Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the State of Qatar Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani signed a Memorandum of Understanding on holding political consultations between the foreign ministries of Armenia and Qatar, as well as Memorandum of Understanding on exchange of news between ARMENPRESS news agency and Qatar News Agency.

Yerevan Mayor Hrachya Sargsyan and the Minister of Municipal Affairs of Qatar Abdulla bin Abdulaziz Al Subaie signed an agreement on the declaration of Yerevan and Doha as sister cities.

Minister of Education, Science, Culture and Sport of Armenia Vahram Dumanyan and Minister of Education and Higher Education of Qatar Buthaina bint Ali Al-Nuaimi signed an agreement on cooperation between Armenia and Qatar in the field of education, higher education and scientific research.

The Minister of Health of the Republic of Armenia Anahit Avanesyan and the Minister of Public Health of Qatar Mrs. Hanan Mohamed Al Kuwari signed an agreement on cooperation in the field of healthcare between the Republic of Armenia and the State of Qatar.

YSU Rector Hovhannes Hovhannisyan and President of the University of Qatar Hassan Bin Rashid Al-Derham signed a cooperation agreement between the two universities.

Pashinyan and Abdul Aziz al-Thani discussed a wide range of issues related to the development of cooperation in the fields of economy, in particular, information technologies, agriculture, transport infrastructure, trade, air communication, tourism. The sides also discussed the opportunities for cooperation in the field of education, including student exchange, science, as well as healthcare and culture. The broad potential for developing ties in all of the above areas was highlighted, for the implementation of which the Prime Ministers of the two countries gave specific instructions to the heads of the relevant government departments.

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