The meeting was friendly and full of emotions, due to the Ambassador’s soon departure from Bulgaria.
On behalf of the AGBU Sofia Board, Mrs. Sonia presented the activity report of AGBU Sofia 2019 and a pomegranate painting representing the symbol of Armenia, painted by Lusia Medzikyan and framed by Chudomir Dragnev.
The other personal gifts from the AGBU Sofia honorary chairlady to the ambassador
were of ceramic hands of Fatima, to wish her luck and health during her journey and an artistic set of pomegranate shaped plates made by Armenian artists from Iran.
Her Excellency presented the AGBU members with copies of her latest book “Art of Diplomacy”, in return. Her visit was accompanied by editor of the book Mr. Nabi Masoumi, who is a dear friend to Armenia and AGBU Sofia members.Board member Heni Agopian was also present at the friendly meeting.
It should be mentioned that HE Sri Astari has been a great friend to the Armenian community in Sofia and supported AGBU by her presence in our various cultural programs in Sofia.
Ambassador Rasjid also has put her photo dancing with AGBU ladies, in her book as a sign of appreciation for the Armenian community.