On April 9 the RA NA President Hovik Abrahamyan received the Vice President of the House of Representatives of the Czech Republic Alena Gajdusková , who had arrived in Armenia on the occasion of taking part in the solemn ceremony of assuming the Office of the RA newly elected President.
Welcoming Mrs Gajdusková, Mr Abrahamyan has noted with satisfaction that the cooperation between the two countries has a rise, and Armenia is interested in developing the comprehensive cooperation with the Czech Republic. The Head of the parliament has highlighted the further strengthening and deepening of inter-parliamentary relations. In his word, partnership relations have been established between the parliaments of the two countries, and the dialogue at parliamentary level can be useful for each other to have distinct picture about inner and foreign political agenda, with respect to supporting each other on the issues of bilateral interest in the parliamentary assemblies of international organizations. In Hovik Abrahamyan’s opinion, the Eastern Partnership programme of the European Union also gives good opportunities for cooperation between Armenia and the Czech Republic, especially, taking into account the fact that the Czech Republic is one of the main players of the given programme. To the NA President’s conviction, from now on the cooperation between the legislative and executive bodies of the two countries will also be effective and continuous, and Mrs Gajdusková’s visit will be a new impetus for the development of inter-parliamentary relations and intensification of mutually beneficial cooperation.
The Vice President of the House of Representatives of the Czech Republic Alena Gajdusková thanked Hovik Abrahamyan for the reception and conveyed to him the warm greetings of the President of the Senate. She highlighted the development of cooperation between the two countries in different spheres. To her conviction the Armenian-Czech inter-parliamentary relations successfully develop, to which greatly promotes Hovik Abrahamyan’s official visit to the Czech Republic. The Vice President of the House of Representatives deemed necessary the activation of mutual visits and bilateral contacts. Mrs Gajdusková also highlighted the cooperation in international structures and within the framework of the European Union. She highly assessed the democratic reforms being made in Armenia and progress in this direction.
In the course of the meeting other issues of bilateral interests were discussed.