An Avoidance of Double Taxation Agreement between Malta and Armenia will be concluded and signed in the coming months, as both countries’ continue to explore avenues of cooperation in areas of mutual interest.
Foreign Affairs Minister Carmelo Abela was in Armenia where he met with his Armenian counterpart Zohrab Mnatsakanyan, in a first high-level visit by a Maltese delegation to Armenia.
Bilateral relations between the two countries were established in 1993. In December 2017, a bilateral Cultural Agreement was signed between Malta and Armenia while recently a Memorandum of Understanding on the Establishment of Political Consultations was signed in February.
“Malta is open to exploring new areas of cooperation, which would be strengthened by mutual political will,” Minister Abela said as he welcomed the high-level contacts between the two countries.
Abela reiterated Malta’s support the EU-Armenia Comprehensive and Enhanced Partnership Framework (CEPA) which was ratified in September 2018.