PRESIDENT SERZH SARGSYAN RECEIVES ARMENIAN EVANGELICAL ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA DELEGATION
President Serzh Sargsyan received today a delegation of the Armenian
Evangelical Association of America, led by its executive director
The presidential press office said to Armenpress that Serzh Sargsyan
congratulated the Armenian Evangelical Association of America on the
occasion of its 90-th anniversary noting that it is a good occasion
to assess the passed path.
Serzh Sargsyan emphasized the work of all Armenian organizations aimed
at helping Diaspora Armenians maintain their national identity, their
involvement in Armenia-related events, as well as their contribution
to making Armenia a strong country.
The president spoke about the to-be established new Diaspora Ministry,
saying its major functions will be to preserve the Armenian identity,
help repatriate those who wish it and use the Diaspora’s full resources
for the sake of Armenia and Armenians.
Representatives of the Armenian Evangelical Association of America
presented a brief look into its history. They referred then to its
programs being implemented now in Armenia and Nagorno-Karabakh,
presenting also the expected undertakings.
They said that the Association will gradually shift the focus from
humanitarian to development projects.