India and Armenia held their seventh round of Foreign Office Consultations along with the sixth meeting of the Inter-Governmental Commission in New Delhi on 25-26 September 2013. Sergey D. Manassarian, Deputy Foreign Minister of Armenia and Ashok K. Kantha, Secretary (East) in the Ministry of External Affairs held wide-ranging Foreign Office level consultations on 25 September. The nations reviewed the entire gamut of bilateral relations.
They also discussed regional and international matters and exchanged views on the current international situation. They expressed satisfaction at the close cooperation in international fora between the two countries.
The sixth session of the India-Armenia Inter-Governmental Commission (IGC) on Trade, Economic, Scientific and Technological, Cultural and Educational Cooperation was also held in New Delhi on 25-26 September 2013. Discussions included a review of ongoing cooperation in various fields like Information Technology, Science and Technology, Health, Development Cooperation, Tourism & Civil Aviation and Culture. Both decided to intensify bilateral efforts to implement various project related proposals. They also agreed that bilateral agreements currently under discussion would be finalized expeditiously. Both co-chairs Sergey D. Manassarian and Mr. Ashok K. Kantha signed a Protocol on the outcome of the IGC session.
Who: India and Armenia
Where: New Delhi
When: 25-26 September 2013