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Wednesday, July 30, 2008
Library at the Armenian National Academy of Sciences Renovated with
The Armenian General Benevolent Union (AGBU) recently undertook the
renovation of the three floors of the RA National Academy of Sciences’
(NAS) library under the agreement of ongoing cooperation between the two
institutions. The renovated areas include the entrance, reading hall #1,
bathroom facilities and the third-floor hall. Several walls, water
removing systems, lighting system and floors were also renovated with
the funds provided. The total cost of the renovations came to $60,000.
The NAS library is a significant storehouse of books and scientific
publications and enjoys a leading role in the Armenian library network.
Many academics and students make use of this significant scientific
library, which is administered by director Dikran Zarkarian.
Established in 1906, the Armenian General Benevolent Union (AGBU) is the
world’s largest non-profit Armenian organization. Headquartered in New
York City, AGBU (preserves and promotes the Armenian identity and
heritage through educational, cultural and humanitarian programs,
annually serving some 400,000 Armenians across the globe. For more