The President of the Republic of Armenia
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President Serzh Sargsyan participated at the commemorative events dedicated to the 20th anniversary of the 1988 earthquake
On December 7, President Serzh Sargsyan participated at the memorial service and the special Liturgy presided over by His Holiness, Catholicos of All Armenians Garegin II at the Gyumri’s “Seven Wounds” church. At 11.41am sharp, at the precise time when 20 years ago the horrid tragedy took place, a minute’s silence was observed throughout Armenia in commemoration of the victims of the earthquake. The President of Armenia participated at the unveiling of the monument dedicated to the...
President Serzh Sargsyan handed high state awards
On December 6, President Serzh Sargsyan signed a decree to award Nikolai Ryzhkov, a member of the Council of Federation of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation, with the highest state award - “National Hero of Armenia” - for his significant personal contribution to the rehabilitation works after the devastating earthquake of 1988 and for his outstanding moral support of the Armenian people in those difficult times. By another December 6 decree of the President of Armenia Yuri...
President Serzh Sargsyan received Nikolay Ryzhkov
Today, President Serzh Sargsyan received the delegation of the Armenia-Russia interparliamentary cooperation commission headed by the member of the RF Federal Council of the Federal Assembly, Chairman of the commission Nikolay Ryzhkov. According to the President of Armenia, the very fact that the 15th session of the commission was entirely dedicated to the events commemorating the 20th anniversary of the 1988 earthquake proves once again the existence of warm and friendly relations...
President Serzh Sargsyan convened a meeting of the National Security Council
Today, President Serzh Sargsyan convened a meeting of the National Security Council. The agenda of the meeting comprised the issues pertaining to the implementation of Armenia’s Action Plan for 2007-2008 in the framework of the European Neighborhood policy, major undertakings for the coming two years, and the priority tasks. The other point on the agenda was related to the implementation by Armenia of the decisions adopted by the Collective Security Treaty Organization in 2007-2008 and at...
President invited a working meeting with the participation of the heads of the Armenia’s commercial banks
Today, President Serzh Sargsyan invited a working meeting with the participation of the heads of the Armenia’s commercial banks. The President of Armenia said that the purpose of the meeting is to define the steps which would be necessary to take in the wake of the deepening global financial crisis. Naturally, it should be done taking into consideration the opinion of the banking system. Speaking about the activities of the banking system during this period, the President of Armenia...
President Serzh Sargsyan received former Prime Minister of Ukraine, leader of the Party of the Regions Viktor Yanukovich
Today, President Serzh Sargsyan received former Prime Minister of Ukraine, leader of the Party of the Regions Viktor Yanukovich. He has arrived to Armenia to participate at the commemoration of the 20th anniversary of the 1988 earthquake. In 1988, Viktor Yanukovich was directing the “Donbastransremont” enterprise which took active part in the rescue and recovery efforts following the earthquake. The President of Armenia expressed his gratitude to V. Yanukovich for his partaking in the...