Canada will be opening a new consulate in the Armenian capital Yerevan. Melanie Joly, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Canada, informed about this on Twitter.
“This is a vital step forward to opening an embassy in Armenia and is key to bridging our people-to-people ties that serve as the foundation of our friendship,” Joly added.
And Global Affairs Canada announced that it will officially open this consulate headed by Honorary Consul Vardges Avagyan.
“Alison LeClaire, Ambassador of Canada to Armenia, made the announcement in Yerevan, where Canada is marking through various events the 30th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Canada and Armenia.
“The new consulate will be open to the public as of December 15, 2022. It will offer essential consular services to Canadians living, studying, working, and travelling in Armenia, including emergency consular assistance and passport and citizenship services,” Global Affairs Canada added.