ArmInfo. Diversity creates dialogue, and dialogue leads to cultural exchange and mutual enrichment, which ultimately creates the conditions for progress. Prime Minister of the Republic of Armenia Nikol Pashinyan announced this on May 15 at the opening ceremony of the "Dialogue of Asian Civilizations" conference in Beijing.
According to him, which the press service of the government cites, Armenians of Armenia and the Diaspora have historically formed a worldview that has always been open for interaction with various cultures, traditions and religions. The RA Prime Minister quoted the great German philosopher Emanuel Kant, who wrote that in the Christian world, Armenians have a clear commercial spirit, they reach the shores of Guinea from the borders of China for trade operations, and know how to deserve the peaceful hospitality of those states with which meet. According to Nikol Pashinyan, this is the reason why the monuments of the Armenian cultural heritage can be found in Jerusalem and Istanbul, Tbilisi and Baku, Hong Kong and Calcut, Singapore and Dhaka, that is, at least in all major settlements of the Great Silk Road. Thus, the head of the Armenian government continued, "the philosophy of today's conference fully corresponds to our values." "We are grateful to the Chinese government for promoting mutual understanding and cooperation between nations and are ready to support you in efforts to achieve this goal. Open conversation, dialogue and the art of teaching each other is the right way to establish harmony between nations," the RA Prime Minister said.
He recalled that this year marks the 70th anniversary of the proclamation of the People's Republic of China, in connection with which the head of the Armenian government congratulated the President of the People's Republic of China and the Chinese people on this date. During this period, the country has achieved numerous achievements, impressive economic growth, progress in social and cultural spheres. "Effective management, as well as inexhaustible energy and dedication of the Chinese people have always been a driving force towards these historic achievements," the head of the Armenian government stated. Nikol Pashinyan touched upon the events in Armenia. According to him, last year there were fundamental changes in the country, which were the result of a national movement aimed at the desire of the people to build a better future for current and future generations. "We managed to undermine the systemic corruption and oligarchic economy, strengthen an independent judicial system and create equal conditions for all enterprises. Our main goal is to build a competitive, technologically developed economy and modern society based on universal principles of equality, justice and the rule of law. Today Armenia is a dynamically developing country with stable governance, a viable economy and a modern pluralistic society. At the same time, Armenia is a country thousands of years of history. We have achieved our highest cultural achievements through constant contacts and contacts with other cultures and traditions. Consequently, like today, we see our progress in cooperation with all regional and global players. We are against dividing lines, artificial barriers and closed borders, our neighbors are still supporting, creating security problems and economic barriers. Armenia is involved in bilateral and multilateral cooperation covering a wider region whether it is economic integration with the countries of the Eurasian Economic Union, where Armenia is one of the founders, or mutual rapprochement within the framework of the Eastern Partnership of the EU or participation in the Silk Road economic zone. The initiative, which Armenia joined in 2015, "said RA Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan.