Malta’s new non-resident Ambassador to the Republic of Armenia presents Credentials

Reference Number:  , Press Release Issue Date: Feb 09, 2018
 

Malta’s new non-resident Ambassador to the Republic of Armenia, Ms Natasha Meli Daudey, presented her Letters of Credence to President Serzh Sargsyan, on Wedensday 7 February 2018. Ambassador Meli Daudey is resident in Warsaw.

During a private audience, President Sargsyan and Ambassador both stressed that the 25th anniversary of establishment of diplomatic bi-lateral relations, to be marked later on this year, should be used as the occasion to give an impetus to the already friendly relations between the two countries and to promote cooperation in different spheres.

In the wake of the signing of the bilateral Agreement on Cooperation in the Field of Culture, signed by the two Ministers of Foreign Affairs in December 2017, Ambassador suggested that discussions start shortly in order to launch the cooperation in this field.

The two also agreed that the Parliamentary dimension was an important vehicle for the strengthening and deepening of relations between the two countries.  Ambassador welcomed the formation of the Maltese friendship group on the Armenian side.

Reference was also made to the signing of the EU-Armenia Comprehensive and Enhanced Partnership Agreement.  President Sargsyan expressed Armenia’s willingness to embark on the implementation of the Agreement and in this context hoped that the Maltese Parliament will proceed towards an early ratification.  Ambassador commended Armenia on its efforts and expressed Malta’s willingness to continue supporting and engaging with Armenia within the context of the European Union.

During her visit to Yerevan Ambassador Meli Daudey also held meetings with the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr Edward Nalbandian to whom she presented her copies d’usage, the President of the National Assembly, Mr Ara Babloyan, the Minister of Culture Mr Armen Amiryan, the advisor to the President on International Cooperation Mr Armen B. Smbatyan, and the Director responsible for European Affairs within the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Mr Gagik Galachyan.  Other meetings were held on possible cultural cooperation.

The Honorary of Consul of Malta, Mr Artur Aleksanyan, assisted the Ambassador during the visit.​ 


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