On February 22, the Head of the Armenian Parliament Ararat Mirzoyan received the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Kingdom of the Netherlands to the Republic of Armenia Johannes Douma (residence in Tbilisi).
Welcoming the Ambassador the President of the National Assembly underlined his practical role in the development of the two countries’ relations. Ararat Mirzoyan highlighted the activation of bilateral contacts, the rapprochement of the inter-parliamentary cooperation and the exchange of experience.
Touching upon the recent developments in Armenia the Head of the legislative body has expressed hope that all the countries which emphasize the young democracies, the guarantee and protection of human rights and freedoms will support the reforms going on in our country.
Thanking the NA President for the warm reception Johannes Douma expressed conviction that due joint efforts it would be possible to further deepen and expand the bilateral relations, reaching them to a new level.
During the meeting the sides have documented that there is still unused great potential of expansion, particularly in the cultural, scientific-educational and trade-economic spheres.
The interlocutors also exchanged thoughts on the dialogue of liberalization process of the European Union visas for the citizens of Armenia and the ratification process of Armenia-European Union Comprehensive and Enhanced Partnership Agreement.