Posted 30 September 2004
Emirates News Agency reports that the UAE Minister of Justice, Islamic Affairs and Awqaf, Mohammed Nakhira Al Dhahiri, attended the reception and was warmly welcomed by Ambassador Dr. Arshak Poladian. The reception was also attended by the Director of Foreign Ministry's Department of Protocol, Obeid Salim Al Za'abi, a number of officials and heads of diplomatic missions (more than the last year).
Some Armenians from Sharjah and
Ambassador Poladian delivered his welcome note in Arabic and Armenian. Foreign visitors who did not speak those languages (including Ambassadors) were left without any clue about the message. Instead they were offered to follow a video tape about tourism aspects of