W. Prelacy: Prelate Participates Inaugurating of LA-Yerevan Sisters

February 24, 2007
Press Release
Western Prelacy of the Armenian Apostolic Church of America
H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate
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La Crescenta, CA 91214
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PRELATE PARTICIPATES IN THE INAUGURATION OF THE
LOS ANGELES-YEREVAN SISTER CITY ASSOCIATION

On the morning of Friday, February 23rd, the Los Angeles-Yerevan Sister City
association was inaugurated at L.A. City Hall by Los Angeles Mayor Antonio
Villaraigosa and Yerevan Mayor Yervant Zakharian. The ceremony began at
10:00 a.m. and was presided over by City Council President Eric Garcetti,
with the two mayors and Consul General Armen Liloyan as honored guests.
H.E. Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian, Prelate, attended the official
ceremony as well as the reception. Accompanying the Prelate was Religious
Council Chair Very Rev. Fr. Muron Aznikian and Prelacy delegates. Also in
attendance were representatives of various Armenian organizations and
guests.
The official ceremony took place inside the City Hall chambers, during which
both mayors congratulated each other and conveyed their best wishes. After
the inauguration, a reception took place at the City Hall Rotunda, organized
by the Los Angeles-Yerevan Sister City Association, during which remarks
were made by the Prelate, Council President Eric Garcetti, Mayor Zakharian,
and the Consul General Liloyan. The Master of Ceremonies was Judge Greg
Keosian.
In his remarks, the Prelate expressed gratitude for this declaration,
commended all the efforts made for this purpose, and conveyed his blessings
and encouragement, expressing hope that this step would result in stronger
ties between the two cities.

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