Time in Yerevan: 11:07:36,   23 March

PM Karapetyan joins earthquake commemoration event in Gyumri

GYUMRI, DECEMBER 7, ARMENPRESS. A commemorative event for the 1988 earthquake tool place in Gyumri today.

A mass was held in all churches of the Diocese of Shirak.

29 years after the devastating earthquake, people visited the graves of the victims who were killed in the disaster.

At midday, Prime Minister Karen Karapetyan, regional and city officials and many others laid flowers at the memorial of the earthquake and held a moment of silence.

The PM told reporters living standards in the city will definitely be changed, in terms of the temporary housing units.


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