The four-day cultural events devoted to the 2706th anniversary of Ejmiatsin started on October 7 with the signing of an agreement on establishment of cooperation, friendship and cultural relations with the city of Arzamas of Russia.
Under this agreement the parties will settle down to a course of cooperation in the cultural, commercial, economic and scientific-technical spheres.
The Mayors underlined the importance of the need for multilateral relations established between the two cities and possible perspectives; spoke about the life and activities of the Armenian Community of Arzamas.
The delegation visiting Ejmiatsin headed by Mayor Alexander Shchyolokov, visited the educational and cultural institutions of the city accompanied by the Mayor of Ejmiatsin Diana Gasparyan, got acquainted with the educational system, the history and historical-cultural sites of the city.
Earlier the delegation had also visited Tsitsernakaberd and the Genocide Museum-Institute.