Paris Mayor awarded with Yerevan Mayor Gold Medal
YEREVAN, OCTOBER 8, ARMENPRESS. While on an official visit to Yerevan the French delegation led by Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo has been hosted in Yerevan Municipality, press service of the Municipality informed “Armenpress”.
Yerevan Mayor Taron Margaryan thanked his French counterpart for accepting the invitation and said the strengthening of friendly and partnership ties between the two capitals, the development of bilateral projects are really important for Yerevan.
“Mrs. Mayor, once again I want to thank you for accepting the invitation and visiting Yerevan. We attach a special importance to strengthening and expanding the ties with Paris, and I am sure your visit will boost our cooperation. I want to thank you for the special attitude provided to the Armenian community which is also very important for us. There is a really wide field of cooperation between Yerevan and Paris which will enable us to further expand the joint projects in local self-governance, economic development, boosting tourism, and other sectors. In this regard, I will suggest to create a working group which will develop and present the directions where we have wide cooperation prospects”, Taron Margaryan said.
In her turn Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo thanked for the warm reception and congratulated Yerevan Mayor on the capital’s day.
“Mr. Mayor, it is really a pleasure for me to be in a city that has a 3000-years-old history. We also attach importance on expanding the cooperation projects with Yerevan, the evidence of which is our delegation’s visit here. I must give a special importance to the Armenian community on the development of Paris. Mr. Mayor, I once again want to thank you for the invitation, I am grateful for your consistency and readiness which is directed towards expanding and developing Yerevan-Paris ties. I am confident we will achieve significant progress in near future”, Paris Mayor said.
At the end of the meeting Yerevan Mayor Taron Margaryan awarded Anne Hidalgo with “Yerevan Mayor Gold Medal” for the great input on strengthening the friendly ties between Yerevan and Paris.