05, 2024

President Vahagn Khachaturyan received the U.S. Ambassador to Armenia Kristina Kvien and the Head of the Washington Office of the U.S. Peace Corps Carol Spahn

President of the Republic Vahagn Khachaturyan received Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States to Armenia Kristina Kvien and Head of the Washington Office of the U. S. Peace Corps Carol Spahn.

Welcoming the guests, the President of the Republic highly appreciated the activities of the U.S. Peace Corps in Armenia for almost three decades.

"I am confident that this visit will also have positive results and will contribute to the expansion of Peace Corps initiatives and programs in various fields. Of course, the activities of the Corps carried out in various regions of Armenia and, in particular, in the field of education, which is a priority field for the Armenian government, are also appreciated. I think that you are well aware of the problems and challenges that we have in the field of education, and in this regard your support and joint programs are very important," the President noted.

Expressing gratitude for the reception, the guests noted that they were pleased to have the opportunity to be represented in Armenia and contribute to the development of the country.

During the meeting, issues related to youth education, leadership courses, volunteering and other sectors were discussed. The programs implemented by the Corps in different regions of Armenia and among the youth were especially highlighted.

The democratic reforms carried out in Armenia in recent years were touched upon, and in this context, President Vahagn Khachaturyan stressed the importance of the assistance of the US government and authorities to the reform process.

At the end of the meeting, the President of the Republic expressed readiness to contribute to the activities of the Peace Corps within the framework of his powers.

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