On July 5, the delegation led by the Secretary (West) of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of India Sanjay Verma, who arrived in Armenia to participate in the 8th session of the Armenian-Indian Intergovernmental Commission, visited the Armenian Genocide Memorial accompanied by RA Deputy Foreign Minister Mnatsakan Safaryan and the Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of India in Armenia Dhan Deval.
The guests were welcomed by the Deputy Scientific Director of the Armenian Genocide Museum-Institute Edita Gzoyan, who presented the history of the Genocide Monument creation. Edita Gzoyan also presented important facts from the history of the Armenian Genocide.
Mr. Sanjay Verma laid a wreath at the Genocide Monument, and then the members of the accompanying delegation laid flowers at the Eternal Fire and observed a minute of silence in memory of one and a half million innocent martyrs of the Armenian Genocide.
At the end of the visit the guests toured the Memory Park, where Sanjay Verma watered the silver fir trees planted by Indian statesmen in different years.