On April 11, the President of RA CCI Mr. Martin Sargsyan met the acting Charge D’Affairs of the Syrian Arab Republic to the Republic of Armenia Issam Nayal. The Executive Director of RA CCI Mr. Andranik Aleksanyan, the Head of Staff of RA CCI Mr. Araik Vardanyan and the Chairman of Syrian-Armenian Business Council, Syrian-Armenian businessman Mr. Levon Zaki Yedalian were also present at the meeting.
Mr. Issam Nayal noted that Armenia is among the only six countries that Syria considers its friend and there is a need for Armenian experts and builders to take part in the reconstruction of areas devastated by the Syrian war.
Valuing the history of Armenian-Syrian relationship, Mr. Martin Sargsyan noted that Armenians have moral duties towards the Syrian people who after the Armenian Genocide of 1915 hosted ten thousands of Armenians that were saved from the Genocide. Mr. Martin Sargsyan expressed the willingness of RA CCI to exert all possible steps to help and support the Syrian people.
Mr. Issam Nayal expressed his gratitude to Mr. Martin Sargsyan for the warm reception as well as readiness of RA CCI to support the reconstruction of Syria.