SINGAPORE, ARMENIA SIGN MOU TO STRENGTHEN CULTURAL RELATION

Singapore Government News
March 29, 2012 Thursday 6:30 AM EST

Singapore: A Memorandum of Understanding on cultural cooperation was
signed on Wednesday between Singapore and Armenia. It aims to develop
inter-cultural understanding between the two countries.

Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong and Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan,
who is on a three day visit, witnessed the signing of the MoU. This
agreement would further pave way for collaboration of artists and
experts in co-productions, research trips, presentations and new
commissions.

Both the nations signed another deal on waiver of visa requirements
for diplomatic and official passport holders.

The Armenian president also met his counterpart President Tony Tan
Keng Yam at the Istana. At a state banquet, Tan noted that mutual
ties between Armenia and Singapore started ahead of the official
forging of diplomatic ties.

He added that this relationship is expected to continue going forward
and that the two nations are already working together for mutual
benefit of the two peoples.

Within the framework of his state visit to Singapore, President
Serzh Sargsyan also met with representatives of the most influential
corporations and large businesses of Singapore, and discussed their
prospects on making investments in Armenia.