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Eduardo Eurnekian pledges large-scale investments in Armenia

Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan hosted national hero of Armenia, Argentinean-Armenian businessman, philanthropist Eduardo Eurnekian.

In his speech, Nikol Pashinyan note, in part: “I’m glad for our recurrent meeting. Your visit, such meetings are always important, because you are one of the important investors in the Republic of Armenia, in particular, one of the most important Diaspora investors in the Republic of Armenia,” PM Nikol Pashinyan said as he welcomed Mr. Eurnekian.

“Our country has gone through very difficult trials. Just a few days ago, in the June 20 elections, our government reaffirmed its mandate under the slogan “There is a future.” And I hope that your agenda is aimed at restoring the economic optimism of our country and faith in the future. We value your personal

Tigran Avinyan Attends Integrated Public Services Office Opening Ceremony

On June 23, 2021, Acting Deputy Prime Minister Tigran Avinyan attended the launch of the Integrated Office of Public Services in Gyumri. The project was supported by the Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Armenia, Haypost CJSC and the U.S. Agency for International Development.

After cutting the red ribbon and announcing the official opening of the office, the Acting Deputy Prime Minister made a welcoming speech. He first congratulated Armenia for holding free, fair, transparent and democratic elections. “I consider it an important milestone for our country, our people. After this milestone we will really appreciate the victory of democracy and open the door to long-term development and deep reforms.”

Tigran Avinyan added that back in 2018, the Armenian government adopted th

Operation of Gyumri’s Shirak airport to be suspended for renovation work

From July 15 to September 15 of this year planned renovation works will be carried out at Gyumri’s Shirak airport. Namely, the runway will be completely renovated, “Armenia International Airports” CJSC informs.

During the construction works, the operation of the airport will be temporarily suspended. Relevant aviation authorities have been notified in advance in accordance with requirements of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO).

In response to media reports claiming that construction works are being carried out at Gyumri’s Shirak a

Armenia marks 103rd anniversary of First Republic

Armenia celebrates the 103rd anniversary of the First Republic.

The 1918 Republic of Armenia barely lasted two years. It was, however, a historic political entity – the first expression of Armenian sovereignty since 1375.

Its efforts led to the establishment of a Soviet Armenian Republic, which, in turn, allowed for an independent Armenia upon the collapse of the USSR seventy years later.

In 1917 after the February Revolution Russian Provisional Government dissolved the Viceroyalty of Caucasus and established the Transcaucasian Special Committee. During that period of time steps were undertaken for the Armenian refugees to return back to Western Armenia. By the end of 1917 the number of refugees was about 390 thousand. In September 1917 the Armenian National Committee was formed in Tbilisi, where

Europe Day 2021 celebration activities in Armenia will be launched on 10 May

The European Union Delegation to Armenia has announced the launching of the Europe Day 2021 activities in Armenia on 10th May.

The activities will be held under the EU-Armenia ‘Comprehensive and Enhanced Partnership Agreement’ theme and will include thematic discussions, cultural events and regional events in Gyumri and Debed. The activities will take place in online-offline formats, en

Pashinyan thanks Armenian sports champions for victories

Pashinyan thanks Armenian sports champions for victories

April 28, 2021 – 12:53 AMT

PanARMENIAN.Net – Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan on Tuesday, April 26 met the members of the Armenian weightlifting and freestyle wrestling teams and said that victories that the athletes won in recent championships are of twofold importance for the people.

“Confidence in our strength is very important in this post-war period, and I think you have played a significant role with your victories,” Pashinyan said.

“I think, in general, sports, victories, achievements or failures just reflect the deep processes that are taking place in the country. As such, we place a s

Aircompany Armenia to launch flights from Gyumri to Moscow and Tbilisi

From 17 April 2021 Aircompany Armenia will start operating flights on Gyumri- Moscow- Gyumri and Gyumri-Tbilisi-Gyumri routes.

The flights will be operated once a week until May 5 and twice a week thereafter. For the availability of air tickets, their acquisition and other details it’s necessary to contact the airline.

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Armenian weightlifters return home to hero’s welcome

Armenian weightlifters returned home today to a hero’s welcome. The Armenian athletes won eight medals at the European Weightlifting Championships held in Moscow, Russia.

Minister of Education, Science, Culture and Sport Vahram Dumanyan said the results were satisfying.

“The Olympic Games are ahead, from which we have championship expectations,” he said.

Deputy Minister Karen Giloyan noted that the results indicate Armenia can well be one of the strongest in the world in two or three years.

World and European Champion Simon Martirosyan (109 kg), who won a small gold in the snatch, but failed all three attempts in the clean and jerk, pledged to be in a better shape ahead of the Olympic Games.

“I’m not justifying myself, I just did not get what I went to the championship for

Hayastan Fund launches construction of two apartment buildings in Gyumri

The Hayastan All Armenian Fund, as part of the “Our Gyumri” projects has launched the construction of two apartment buildings and a kindergarten designed for 50 children.

The project will solve the housing problem of about 40 families living in “domiks” (metal containers) since the 1988 earthquake, allowing them to start a new life in cozy and furnished apartments.

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Hacob and Mina Shirvanian’s Family Continues Legacy By Supporting Gyumri Youth Center

Mr. and Mrs. Vahik and Alice Petrossian and their son, Chris flank Mina and Hacob Shirvanian during the opening of the Shirvanian Youth Center in Gyumri in July 2016

Mr. and Mrs. Vahik and Alice Petrossian and their son, Chris flank Mina and Hacob Shirvanian during the opening of the Shirvanian Youth Center in Gyumri in July 2016

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