Bilateral Relations

Lebanon

General information

Diplomatic relations between Armenia and Lebanon were established on March 4, 1992.

In September 2009 Mr. Ashot Kocharian was appointed the Ambassador of Armenia in Lebanon. On 18 April 2013, the newly appointed Ambassador of Lebanon to Armenia Mr. Jean Makaron presented his credentials to the President of Armenia. 

On 4 March 2016, Mr. Samvel Mkrtchyan was appointed the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Armenia to the Lebanese Republic.  

 

Visits

To Lebanon

1993 December President of Supreme Council Babken Ararktsian
1994 June Minister of Foreign Affairs Vahan Papazian
1995 May Prime Minister Hrant Bagratian
1997 March Minister of Foreign Affairs Alexander Arzumanian (work.)
1998 June Minister of Foreign Affairs Vartan Oskanian
1998 September Prime Minister Armen Darbinian
1999 May Minister of Foreign Affairs Vartan Oskanian (work.)
2000 February President Robert Kocharian (off.)
2004 May President Robert Kocharian (work.)
2005 June Minister of Foreign Affairs Vartan Oskanian (off.)
2009 February Minister of Foreign Affairs Edward Nalbandian (off.)
2009 October President Serzh Sargsyan (work.)
2010 March Minister of Diaspora Hranush Hakobyan (off.)
2010 April President of National Assembly Hovik Abrahamyan (off.)
2011 September Minister of Diaspora Hranush Hakobyan (work.)
2011 November Minister of Education and Science Armen Ashotyan (off.)
2012 March Chairman of the Central Bank Artur Javadian (work.)
2012 November President Serzh Sargsyan (off.)
2015 March  Minister of Diaspora Hranush Hakobyan (work.)
2015 April  Minister of Defence Seyran Ohanyan 
2015 May  Minister of Foreign Affairs Edward Nalbandian (off.)
2015 July  Minister of Diaspora Hranush Hakobyan (work.)

To Armenia

1997 September President of Parliament Nabih Berri (off.)
1997 October Prime Minister Rafik Hariri (off.)
1998 May Prime Minister Rafik Hariri (off.)
2001 May President Emil Lahud (off.)
2004 April Prime Minister Rafik Hariri (off.)
2006 July Minister of Foreign Affairs Fawezi Salloukh (off.)
2011 October President of Parliament Nabih Berri (off.)
2011 December President Michel Sleiman (off.)
2012 April Minister of Culture Gaby Layoun, Mayor of Beirut Bilal Hamad (off.)
2013 April State Minister Marwan Kheireddine (inauguration of the President of Armenia)
2013 July Minister of Industry Vrej Sapounjian (working)

Legal field

Agreements

  • Agreement on Establishment of Diplomatic and Consular relations (March 1992)
  • Accord of cooperation between The Supreme Council of Armenia and the National Assembly of Lebanon (December 1993)
  • Agreement between the Government of Armenia and the Government of the Republic of Lebanon on Trade, Economic and Scientific-Technical cooperation (May 1995)
  • Agreement between the Government of the Republic of Armenia and the Government of the Republic of Lebanon on encouragement and mutual protection of investments (May 1995)
  • Agreement between the Government of the Republic of Armenia and the Republic of Lebanon concerning air services (May 1995)
  • Agreement between the Government of the Republic of Armenia and the Government of the Republic of Lebanon on international automobile transportation (May 1995)
  • Agreement between the Central Bank of the Republic of Armenia and the Bank of Lebanon (August 1996)
  • Agreement between the Government of the Republic of Armenia and the Government of the Republic of Lebanon concerning cooperation and mutual assistance in customs matters (March 1997)
  • Agreement between the Republic of Armenia and the Republic of Lebanon on Friendship and Cooperation (October 1997)
  • Agreement between the Government of the Republic of Armenia and the Government of the Republic of Lebanon in the field of Culture (November 1997)
  • Convention between the Government of the Republic of Armenia and the Government of the Republic of Lebanon for the avoidance of double taxation and prevention of fiscal evation with respect of taxes on income and on capital investments (September 1998)
  • Agreement between the Government of the Republic of Armenia and the Government of the Republic of Lebanon on cooperation in the field of tourism (September 1998)
  • Agreement between the Government of the Republic of Armenia and the Government of the Republic of Lebanon on cooperation in the field of Higher Education and science (September 1998)
  • Agreement between the Government of the Republic of Armenia and the Government of the Republic of Lebanon on cooperation in the field of Education (September 1998)
  • Agreement between the Government of the Republic of Armenia and the Government of the Republic of Lebanon on international combined transport (February 2000)
  • Agreement on cooperation between Yerevan and Beirut (September 2000)
  • Agreement between the Ministry of health of the Republic of Armenia and the Ministry of health of the Republic of Lebanon on cooperation in the field of health and medical science (May 2001)
  • Agreement between the Ministry of Defence of the Republic of Armenia and the Ministry of Defence of the Republic of Lebanon on Military and Technical cooperation (August 2001)
  • Agreement between the Ministry of Agriculture of the Republic of Armenia and the Ministry of Agriculture of the Republic of Lebanon on cooperation in the field of Agriculture (April 2004)
  • Agreement on Cooperation in the Fields of Physical Culture, Sport and Youth Policy between the Ministry of Sport and Youth Affairs of the Republic of Armenia and the Ministry of Youth and Sports of the Republic of Lebanon (December 2011)
  • Agreement on the Mutual Recognition of Certificates of Conformity Assessment between the Government of the Republic of Armenia and the Government the Republic of Lebanon (December 2011)
  • Agreement between the Government of the Republic of Armenia and the Government of the Republic of Lebanon on the abolition of visa requirements for visit to their respective territories with diplomatic, special and service passports. (November 2012)
  • Agreement between the Government of the Republic of Armenia and the Government of the Republic of Lebanon on the mutual recognition of higher and postgraduate education qualifications. (November 2012)

Memorandum of Understanding, protocols and executive programs

  • Protocol on consultations between the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Armenia and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Lebanon (February 2000)
  • Minutes of the first meeting of the joint Armenian-Lebanese Governmental Committee (April 2004 )
  • Memorandum of Understanding between the National Assembly of the Republic of Armenia and Republic of Lebanon (April 2010 )
  • Protocol between The Government of the Republic of Armenia and The Government of the Republic of Lebanon on Cooperation in the field of Standards (December 2011)
  • Memorandum of Understanding between the Ministry of Economy of the Republic of Armenia and the Ministry of Industry of the Republic of Lebanon (December 2011)
  • Memorandum of Understanding on Environmental Cooperation between the Government of the Republic of Armenia and the Government of the Republic of Lebanon (December 2011)
  • Executive Program on Cultural Cooperation between the Government of the Republic of Armenia and the Government of the Republic of Lebanon for the years 2012-2013-2014 (December 2011)
  • Executive Program on Tourist Cooperation between the Government of the Republic of Armenia and the Government of the Republic of Lebanon (December 2011)
  • Memorandum of Understanding on Notre Dame University - Louaize (NDU) and Yerevan State University (September 2015)

Trade and economic relations

Bilateral trade between Armenia and Lebanon (in thousand USD)

  IMPORT EXPORT
2009 271.3 12395.9
2012 354.3 1842.0

 

Updated on December, 2016.

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