10, 2014

President Serzh Sargsyan concludes his official visit to Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan

President Serzh Sargsyan who has made an official visit to the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan today left for the Baptism Site of Jesus Christ located on the bank of the Jordan River. The President toured the Christian sanctuary and made a note in the book of honorary guests: “The human spirit prevails in Al-Maghtas, the Baptism Site of Jesus Christ, where one becomes a part of universe, realizing the inevitability of eternity. Baptism epitomizes novelty, tolerance and reviving kindness. I think that this is the very place which can change one’s outlook. I am grateful that Jordan takes care of this world-renowned sanctuary, thereby affirming its commitment to dialogue among civilizations. I would like to thank Jordanian authorities and Jordanians for giving me the opportunity to visit this sanctuary,” wrote President Serzh Sargsyan.

The Armenian President, accompanied by the Armenian Patriarch of Jerusalem, the Jordanian Religious Leader, the Secretary-General of the Jordanian Prelacy and the National Association of Local Councils, representatives of the Armenian community and the members of the presidential delegation, visited Saint Karapet Church.

Concluding its official visit to Jordan, the delegation headed by President Serzh Sargsyan returned to Yerevan.

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