LONDON–Accompanied by Her Majesty’s Marshal of the Diplomatic Corps–Vice Admiral Sir James Weatherall–Armenia’s Ambassador to the United Kingdom and Northern Ireland rode in a ceremonial carriage from the premises of the Armenian Embassy in Kensington to Buckingham Palace to hand his Credentials to Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.
Received in audience by Her Majesty–Ambassador Armen Sarkissian was welcomed back to the diplomatic community in London.
Her Majesty wished Ambassador Sarkissian the very best of health and success in his second term in office.
At a reception at the Oriental Mandarin Hyde Park Hotel in Knightsbridge to mark the occasion–the Marshal of the Diplomatic Corps made a toast to the health of the Ambassador–congratulated Armen Sarkissian and wished him success.
In his response Ambassador Sarkissian thanked his audience and made a toast to Her Majesty the Queen and the President of the Republic of Armenia.