Swearing-In Ceremony For Yerevan Mayor-Elect Scheduled For June 11

SWEARING-IN CEREMONY FOR YEREVAN MAYOR-ELECT SCHEDULED FOR JUNE 11

ArmInfo
2009-06-09 09:43:00

ArmInfo. The newly elected Elders’ Council of Yerevan met for the
first time on June 8. Yerevan Municipality press-service told
ArmInfo the right to hold the first meeting of the Council was
given to Astghik Gevorgyan, the eldest representative of the Elders’
Council. A. Gevorgyan congratulated her colleagues and declared that
the full staff of the Council is ready to start working to settle
Yerevan’s problems.

To recall, the first candidate in the Republican Party of Armenia
ticket Gagik Beglaryan was elected Yerevan Mayor on May 31 since
the party gained majority of the votes (over 50% of turnout). The
RPA received 35 mandates in the Council, Prosperous Armenia Party –
17 mandates, Armenian National Congress – 13 mandates. The swearing-in
ceremony for Gagik Beglaryan is scheduled for June 11 at 11:00am. The
first session of the Elders’ Council will be held on June 23 2009. ANC
has refused from its mandates and denied the election result.

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