ARKA News Agency
Dec 3 2004



RA NA Speaker receive PACE Vice Chairman

R.Kocharian: results of Armenian-Russian cooperation become more
noticeable

Catholicos of All Armenia Garegin II receives first lady of Georgia

Armenian President meets Representatives of Armenian-Georgian
Association for Business Partnership

2nd annual exhibition British Products and Services to be held on
December 7-8 2004 in Yerevan

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RA NA SPEAKER RECEIVE PACE VICE CHAIRMAN

YEREVAN, December 3. /ARKA/. RA NA Speaker Arthur Baghdasarian
received PACE Vice Chairman Jonas Chekuolis in Saint-Petersburg, RA
NA told ARKA. Baghdasarian noted that Armenia actively works in
direction of fulfillment of taken commitments and with conduction of
constitutional changes in 2005 will complete fulfillment of
commitments. The parties discussed the issues of organization of
discussions under the aegis of PACE and dedicated to regional
problems. Chekoulis estimated RA NA - PACE relations as exemplary in
the view of commitments' fulfillment.
Baghdasarian also conducted meetings with the Chairman of Chamber of
Representatives of Belarus Parliament Vladimir Konoplev and the
Chairman of RF Federation Council Sergey Mironov. L.D. --0--

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R.KOCHARIAN: RESULTS OF ARMENIAN-RUSSIAN COOPERATION BECOME MORE
NOTICEABLE

YEREVAN, December 3. /ARKA/. Results of Armenian-Russian cooperation
become more noticeable, RA President Robert Kocharian stated at the
meeting with Mayor of Moscow Yuri Lujkov. Kocharian noted that `the
more concrete is cooperation, the more new perspectives appear'. The
parties discussed opportunity of increasing of goods' turnover
between Armenia and Moscow in result of construction of large
Armenian center of whole-sale trade in Moscow.
The same day the President handed Russian singer Joseph Kobzon the
order St. Mesrop Mashtots for contribution in development of
Armenian-Russian relations. The Mayor of Moscow pays working visit in
Armenia. L.D. --0--

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CATHOLICOS OF ALL ARMENIA GAREGIN II RECEIVES FIRST LADY OF GEORGIA

YEREVAN, December 3. /ARKA/. Catholicos of All Armenia Garegin II
receives first lady of Georgia Sandra Elizabeth Rulofs, St.
Echmiadzin press office told ARKA. Catholicos mentioned century long
friendly relations between Armenia and Georgia. Rulofs in her turn
represented the goal of her visit in Armenia and charity programs
that she realizes in Georgia.
First lady of Georgia visits Armenia with four-day visit, in the
frames of which she will attend National Oncology Center and American
Rehabilitation Center of Red Cross. L.D. --0--

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ARMENIAN PRESIDENT MEETS REPRESENTATIVES OF ARMENIAN-GEORGIAN
ASSOCIATION FOR BUSINESS PARTNERSHIP

YEREVAN, December 3. /ARKA/. Armenian President Robert Kocharian
received today the Representatives of the Armenian-Georgian
Association for Business Partnership. As Armenian President Press
Service told ARKA, the Representatives of the Georgian side reported
that they are going to create a similar association with Azerbaijani
entrepreneurs by thus attempting to establish a regional cooperation.
Kocharian evaluated this initiative positively, mentioning that
Armenia always supported the idea of settlement of relations thru the
cooperation. He also mentioned that establishing of the Association
is itself will promote a favorable climate and practical results
brought by it will be welcomed. He assured that the Armenian side
will assist in establishing of the Association.
During the meeting the sides touched upon the possible ways of
cooperation in the transport communications, tourism and other
sectors. T.M. -0--

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2ND ANNUAL EXHIBITION BRITISH PRODUCTS AND SERVICES TO BE HELD ON
DECEMBER 7-8 2004 IN YEREVAN

YEREVAN, December 3. /ARKA/. 2nd annual exhibition British Products
and Services will be held on December 7-8 2004 in Yerevan. According
to the department of Trade of the British Embassy in Yerevan, t12-13
companies will take part in the exhibition, including the British
companies in RA, as well as Armenian enterprises involved in import
of goods from Great Britain. Among the participants of the exhibition
are polygraph publishing houses, pharmaceutical companies, companies
importing alcohol beverages, clothes, construction materials, engine
oils and spares, as well as accessories for heating and
cooling.L.V.-0--