SHIP PRESENTED TO DEFENSE MINISTER
[05:44 pm] 08 December, 2008
On December 8 the Defense Minister of Armenia, SÐµyran Ohanyan,
received the delegation of representatives of the Armenian community
of Russia headed by the Consul General of Armenia in Rostov Ararat
Greeting the guests, the Minister attached importance to the
participation of Diaspora Armenians in the programmes and initiatives
accomplished in the Motherland.
Defense Minister Seyran Ohanyan awarded Marshal Baghramyan medals
to Albert Shamilyants, Andrey Kegeyan, Armen Stepanyan and Levon
Adamyan. "Andranik Ozanyan" medals were awarded to Artyom Arzumanyan,
Edward Vardanyan, Aram Ð¢er-Hunanyan. Jirair Mkhoyan and Harutyun
Surmalyan were decorated with "Drastamat Kanayan" medals for
contribution to the development of cooperation between the Republic
of Armenia and the Russian Federation, as well as the support to the
Armed Forces of Armenia.
For his part, Levon Adamyan expressed gratitude to the Minister and
presented a symbolic ship to Seyran Ohanyan on behalf of the Armenian
community of Russia. Mr. Adamyan noted that he will spare no effort
to contribute to the prosperity and development of the Motherland.