President of Armenia visits SASA

A delegation of the Republic of Armenia, led by the President of Armenia Armen Sarkissian, visited the Serbian Academy of Sciences and Arts, on Saturday, 5 October.

President Armen Sarkissian and his delegation consisting of Deputy Minister Artak Apitonian, His Excellency Mr Ashot Hovakimian, Ambassador of the Republic of Armenia to Serbia, Mr Emil Tarasyan, chief of staff of the Office of the President, Head of Foreign Relations Department Stepan Kartashian and other officials, as well as Armenian businessmen, were welcomed by the SASA delegation composed of Academician Vladimir S. Kostić, SASA President, Academician Ljubomir Maksimović, SASA Vice-President, Academician Marko Anđelković, SASA General Secretary, Academician Gradimir Milovanović and Academician Đorđe Šijački.

With Armenian President Armen Sarkissian being a professor of theoretical physics and a member of The National Academy of Sciences of Armenia, information on the structure and activities of both academies was exchanged, and the current situation in science in Armenia and Serbia was discussed in the meeting at the SASA.

During their visit, the guests also visited a retrospective exhibition of Ljuba Popović’s paintings at the SASA Gallery.