Zareh Sinanyan met the Mayor of Cologne

11 May 2023

Within the framework of his visit to Germany, High Commissioner Zareh Sinanyan met with Mayor of Cologne Henriette Reker.

During the meeting, the High Commissioner presented the general picture of the Armenian Diaspora, as well as the main directions and programs of the office's activities.

At the meeting, reference was made to the Armenian community in Cologne, noting that the representatives of the community have an active and significant role in the public life of the two countries and in bringing our two peoples and countries closer together.

Henriette Recker presented the activities of the municipality, emphasizing that the Armenian community of Cologne is currently the largest Armenian community in the territory of Germany and highly appreciated the long-term activities of the community.

The High Commissioner particularly emphasized the issue of preserving the Armenian language and addressed the Mayor to discuss the possibility of including the Armenian language teaching class for the Armenian schoolchildren studying in the public schools of Cologne.

Սփյուռքի Գլխավոր Հանձնակատարի Գրասենյակ Diaspora High Commissioner's Office