Time in Yerevan: 11:07:36,   21 March

Education and science minister of Armenia departs for Jerusalem


YEREVAN, MARCH 16, ARMENPRESS. Minister of education and science of Armenia Arayik Harutyunyan has departed for Israel on a working visit on March 15-17 at the invitation of Armenian Patriarch of Jerusalem Archbishop Nourhan Manougian, the ministry told Armenpress.

The Armenian delegation also includes chairmen of the parliamentary standing committees, deputy defense minister and deputy minister of education and science.

The visit aims at getting acquainted with the issues relating to the Congregation of Jerusalem, the preservation of the Armenian heritage, as well as reaching new agreements for the development of bilateral mutual partnership.

This is the first official invitation of the Armenian Patriarchate of Jerusalem to the minister of education and science since Armenia’s independence.

Meetings are expected with the Armenian Patriarch of Jerusalem and the representatives of the Armenian community during the minister’s visit.

Edited and translated by Aneta Harutyunyan




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