Bilateral Relations

Egypt Egypt

General Information

The Republic of Armenia and the Arab Republic of Egypt established diplomatic relations on March 9, 1992.

Armenia opened an embassy in Cairo in September 1992, and since April 1993 the Egyptian embassy has been operating in Yerevan.

On July 26, 2021  Hrachya Poladyan was appointed Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Armenia to the Arab Republic of Egypt.

On December 6, 2022 the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Arab Republic of Egypt to Armenia, Serenade Soliman Gamil presented her credentials to the President of the Republic of Armenia Vahagn Khachaturyan.

Visits

To Egypt

March 1992

Foreign Minister Raffi Hovhannisian

May 1992

President Levon Ter-Petrosyan

January 1993

Acting Foreign Minister Arman Kirakosyan

March 1997

Foreign Minister Alexander Arzoumanyan

May 1997

President of the National Assembly Babken Ararktsyan

February 1999

Foreign Minister Vardan Oskanian

January 2005

Foreign Minister Vardan Oskanian

December 2005

Prime Minister Andranik Margaryan 

April 2007

President Robert Kocharyan

February 2009

Foreign Minister Edward Nalbandian

January 2010

President of the National Assembly Hovik Abrahamyan

May 2012

Foreign Minister Edward Nalbandian

March 2015

Prime Minister Hovik Abrahamyan

January 2019

Deputy Prime Minister Mher Grigoryan

September 2020

Foreign Minister Zohrab Mnatsakanyan

November 2022

President Vahagn Khachaturyan (COP27)

To Armenia 

January 1992

Deputy Prime Minister Kamal al-Ganzouri

October 2002

Minister of Planning and International Cooperation Faiza Abou el-Naga

September 2017

Minister of Investment and International Cooperation Sahar Nasr

LEGAL FRAMEWORK

23 agreements, 12 protocols, 14 memoranda, 5 executive programs were signed between the Republic of Armenia and the Arab Republic of Egypt in various fields, such as trade, tourism, education, science, healthcare, culture, environment etc.

INTERGOVERNMENTAL COMMITTEE

The Armenian-Egyptian Intergovernmental Joint Committee for Economic, Scientific and Technical Cooperation has been operating since 1996. Up to date five sessions of the Committee have been held:

1996 June, Yerevan

1997 May, Cairo

2002 October, Yerevan

2005 December, Cairo

2017 September, Yerevan

Bilateral Trade Volume (in thousand USD)

Year

Export

Imports (by country of origin)

Imports (by exporting country)

 

2019

12.0

5841.9

2639.2

2020

11.3

4141.2

2962.0

2021

20.5

14123.0

6757.5

2022 (January- October)

118․9

22067.7

18382.1

 

Updated on 17.01.2023

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