July 20, 2004 - 18:00 AMT
KAZAKH PRESIDENT AWARDED ARMENIAN AMBASSADOR FOR CONTRIBUTION TO PROMOTING BILATERAL RELATIONS
On behalf of President Nursultan Nazarbayev Armenian Ambassador to Kazakhstan Eduard Khurshudian is awarded a diploma for contribution to promotion of bilateral relations between the two countries. July 20 Kazakh State Secretary Oralbay Abdykarimov handed the diploma at a meeting with the Ambassador on the occasion of completion of his diplomatic mission in the country, Kazinform reported. The State Secretary thanked E. Khurshudian for his fruitful activities as an ambassador to Kazakhstan, noting that official Astana intends to further develop relations with Armenia. E. Khurshudian had been appointed Armenian Ambassador to Kazakhstan in 1999.