Gnel Sanosyan, Minister of Territorial Administration and Infrastructure of the Republic of Armenia received the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Sweden to the Republic of Armenia Patrik Svensson.
Welcoming the Ambassador, the Minister highlighted the joint work with international partners and embassies. The Minister stressed that quite bold programs of road construction and construction of other infrastructures are planned in the near future, and the need for advice and support of international partners will be necessary in this issue.
Ambassador Patrik Svensson first congratulated the Minister on his appointment, then stressed that Armenia has had a rather difficult year due to the war and expressed hope that the existing problems will be resolved, taking into account the active involvement of the Minsk Group Co-Chairs.
The ambassador noted that Sweden is chairing the OSCE this year, and that the co-chairs are expected to be more involved.
The Swedish Government supports the Velvet Revolution and the development of democracy in Armenia. Therefore, their representation and the programs in Armenia will increase and will continue.
The Ambassador expressed readiness to share with Armenia the experience of Sweden in the fields of community enlargement, migration, road construction and road safety.
Other issues of common interest were discussed during the meeting.