On Wednesday. the 11th of April 2007, at 10:00 am, Bulgaria's new Ambassador in Lebanon, Mr. Venelin Lazarov visited the Armenian Catholic Patriarchate where he was received by His
Beatitude Nerses Bedros XIX Catholicos Patriarch of Cilicia for the Armenian Catholics.
During the one hour meeting, the Ambassador expressed his fascination with armenians in Bulgaria that bring their active participation in the political, cultural and economical fields.On His
behalf , the Catholicos Patriarch talked about the progress made by armenians which deserves every kind of appreciation.His Beatitude gave broad information about the Armenian Catholic
Church and community and invited the guest for a visit to the centuries old convent of Bzommar.
Furtermore, the conversation went on about the current regional issues in particular the present situation in Lebanon.The honorable guest informed about the Lebanon-Bulgaria interrealtions
concerning the cultural, educational and economical fields.
The visit ended with exchnage of Easter greetings and wishes of complete peace for Lebanon by the Ambassador.
Beirut, April 11, 2007
Armenian Catholic Patriarchate