Kuwait News Agency
Jan 28 2012

YEREVAN, Jan 28 (KUNA) -- Kuwait's Ambassador to Armenia Bassam
Mohammed Al-Qabandi met Speaker of the Armenian Parliament Samvel
Nikoyan discussing means of promoting bilateral relations between
the two states.

A statement by the Kuwaiti embassy, released here on Saturday, said
a meeting that grouped the two sides took place at the Armenian
parliament building, late on Thursday.

Al-Qabandi and Nikoyan stressed, during the meeting, on importance
of deepening bilateral relations between the two states on all
levels, especially at the level of parliaments, through formation
of friendship parliamentary committees, exchange of visits by
parliamentary delegations and taking steps that would serve interests
of the peoples of Kuwait and Armenia.

Nikoyan praised the State of Kuwait as the capital of investments and
businesses, stressing that economic relations would have a share in
the development of bilateral relations.

For his part, Al-Qabandi stressed on Armenia's promising investment
opportunities and support of cooperation in this area.

At the end of the meeting, Al-Qabandi presented to the speaker
a commemorative gift, wished him and his parliament good luck in
upcoming elections, due in May, and for the Armenian people, further
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