Armenia attaches great importance to broadening the Armenian-Canadian relations. President Sarkissian congratulated the Governor-General of Canada
President Armen Sarkissian sent a congratulatory message to Mary Simon on her appointment as Governor General of Canada. The message particularly says:
"Armenia attaches great importance to the further expansion of the Armenian-Canadian relations and highly appreciates Canada's continuous efforts to develop democratic values and institutions in our country. The best manifestation of that commitment is the forthcoming visit of the Canadian special envoy to Armenia. I am full of hope that it will be a significant step for the deepening of bilateral cooperation, built on mutual trust."