The event was attended by the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Islamic Republic of Iran to Armenia Seyyed Kazem Sajjad, YSU Vice-rector on Scientific Policy and International Cooperation Gegham Gevorgyan, Dean of the Faculty of International Relations Gegham Petrosyan, lecturers, students and guests.
Ambassador Armenia Seyyed Kazem Sajjad noted that the opening of the lecture hall once again shows that Iran and Armenia are willing to expand bilateral relations on a mutually beneficial and friendly level.
After the official opening ceremony, the Ambassador met with university students in the Palyan's Hall.
Vice-rector Gegham Gevorgyan welcomed the guest, congratulated the people of Iran on the 39th anniversary of the Islamic Revolution. Dean Gegham Petrosyan then presented the history and development stages of the Armenian-Iranian relations.
"Diplomatic, cultural and economic ties between Armenia and Iran have a history of centuries. For 26 years our states have been cooperating within the framework of various international organizations to promote the development and prosperity of the two states," - said the professor and added that the lecture hall at the Faculty of International Relations will not only give a new impulse to the rise of interest among students towards Iran and Iranian culture, but also will greatly contribute to the expansion of Armenian-Iranian friendly ties.
The Ambassador thanked the administration of YSU, Rector Aram Simonyan and Dean Gegham Petrosyan and touched upon the main historical events in the context of Iran-Armenia relations and their significance in the process of expanding and developing ties between the two countries.
After the speech, the ambassador also answered students' questions.