March 16, 2004
Embassy of the Republic of Armenia
2225 R Street, NW, Washington, DC, 20008
Tel: 202-319-1976, x. 348; Fax: 202-319-2982
Email: [email protected]; Web:
Ambassador Kirakossian Meets with National Geographic Society’s Executives
On March 16, 2004, Armenian Ambassador to the U.S., Dr. Arman Kirakossian
visited the National Geographic Society where he met with Mr. John Fahey,
President and CEO of the National Geographic Society and other executives of
the NGS and the National Geographic Magazine. On behalf of the Government,
Ambassador Kirakossian expressed satisfaction with the article “The Rebirth
of Armenia” that appeared in the March 2004 issue of the National Geographic
Magazine and generated great interest towards Armenia in the United States.
Ambassador Kirakossian presented issues relating to modern Armenia’s
history, culture, and traditions. Issues related to travel and tourism in
Armenia were also discussed during the meeting.