The President of the Republic of Armenia
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ADDRESS BY PRESIDENT SERZH SARKISSIAN ON THE DAY OF REMEMBRANCE OF THE VICTIMS OF THE ARMENIAN GENOCIDE
Dear Compatriots: Today we pay tribute to the memory of the victims of the Armenian Genocide. As a result of the state-conspired and carried out genocide in the Ottoman Turkey, a vast number of the Armenians were annihilated on their native land and lost their living space. At the time numerous cultural and material values, which the Armenian people had been creating for thousands of years, were destroyed and are being destroyed even today. International recognition and condemnation...
Today President Serzh Sarkissian held a working meeting with the leadership of the State Tax Service.
Present at the meeting were also Prime Minister Tigran Sarkissian, Vice-Prime Minister, Minister of Territorial Administration Armen Gevorkian, Head of the Presidential Staff Hovik Abrahamian, Minister of Finance Tigran Davtian, Minister of Economy Nerses Eritsian, other officials. The President of Armenia said that he doesn’t wish these meeting, which will be taking place at the Presidential Palace rather frequently, to be perceived as an occasion for insulting or firing anyone....
President Serzh Sarkissian received the Head of the Russian Federal Agency of Culture and Cinematography
Today President Serzh Sarkissian received the Head of the Russian Federal Agency of Culture and Cinematography Mikhail Shvydkoy. Assessing the preservation and expansion of culture ties as one of the most important elements of the bilateral relations, President Sarkissian noted that the role of arts and culture has always been a significant factor adding to the friendship of the nations. Serzh Sarkissian stressed the importance of a continued revitalization of the cultural ties,...
Today President Serzh Sarkissian presided over the sitting of the Governing Council of the Lincy Foundation.
The President of Armenia stressed the importance of cooperation with the Foundation and said that successful implementation of the programs would provide an opportunity to deepen and expand the cooperation in the future. He also said that Vice-Prime Minister Armen Gevorgian would continue to lead the Governing Council. President Sarkissian noted that the programs of the Lincy Foundation would be in the focus of his attention. He underscored two important conditions: first, the works must...
Today President Serzh Sarkissian made a working tour of the construction sites in Yerevan funded by the Lincy Foundation.
He observed the works on the one of the major projects – Saralanji highway and traffic circle and was present at the opening of the tunnel connection. The very moment the connection is established, i.e. construction workers from the opposite sides of the tunnel meet and the tunnel is complete, is a historic moment for any tunnel building project. The President of Armenia visited also the renovated School n. 56.
Today President Serzh Sarkissian received His Holiness, Catholicos of All Armenians, Garegin II and Catholicos of Great House of Cilicia, Aram I.
Noting that due to some circumstances he was not able to participate at the inauguration of the newly elected President, Catholicos Aram I said that he arrived to Armenia particularly to congratulate President Serzh Sarkissian and convey his support. He underlined that “Church and Motherland, faith and Armenianhood are one indivisible entirety for us, and we should work together within that entirety.” Catholicos of All Armenians, Garegin II expressed confidence that the course of actions...