EuroNest delegation hosted at the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin

23.02.2012

At the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin, His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians hosted the delegation of the EuroNest Committee of Social Affairs, Education, Culture and Civil Society accompanied by NA Deputy, co-chair of the commission Artak Zakaryan.

Welcoming the visit of the delegation to the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin, the Catholicos underlined that Armenia and Europe are carriers of a value system based on Christian values, which should continue to serve as a basis for further cooperation and development.

The Patriarch attached importance to the activity of the Committee in the social, cultural and educational fields and wished them success in their mission. His Holiness expressed confidence that the conduct of such meetings and the exchange of experience would help to overcoming different challenges and contribute to the progress of the country.

During the meeting reference was made to the involvement of the Armenian Apostolic Church in the peacekeeping mission. The interlocutors attached importance to the efforts targeted at the establishment of a spirit of love, harmony and tolerance between people and nations.

His Holiness Karekin II briefed the guests on the history and structure of the Armenian Church and its activity in different countries.

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