YEREVAN (Noyan Tapan)–Armenian Ambassador to Lebanon Arman Navasardian met October 6 with Lebanese Prime Minister Selim Hoss. The two discussed Armenian President Robert Kocharian’s official visit to Lebanon November 2-4.
The Armenian ambassador also held working meetings with the Minister of Culture and Higher Education of Lebanon Mohammed Baidun and Chairman of the Union of Chambers of Trade–Industry and Agriculture Assad Diyar. During the meetings the sides discussed the issues of developing cooperation in the economic–educational and cultural spheres. The same issues are to be discussed during Kocharian’s visit. In particular–the Armenian and Lebanese Ministries of Culture are to sign a two-year 2000-2001 program of cooperation. The Armenian president is to visit the Lebanese University as well as to hold meetings with the chairmen of the Chambers of Trade–Industry and Agriculture.