ARMENIAN-LANGUAGE CLASSES TAUGHT IN IRAQI CITY
Nov 10 2011
YEREVAN. – Armenia’s Diaspora Minister Hranush Hakobyan on Thursday
received Archbishop Avak Assadourian, the Primate of Iraq Diocese of
the Armenian Apostolic Church.
They discussed Iraqi-Armenian community’s education and youth issues.
Archbishop Assadourian informed the minister that an Armenian-language
course is being taught in a state-run school in northern Iraqi city
of Arbil, ever since the beginning of this year, and 44 students are
attending the classes. Armenian-language courses are planned to be
held in other Iraqi regions, too.
The Minister and the Primate reached an agreement on organizing young
Iraqi Armenians’ visit to Armenia along the lines of the Diaspora
Ministry’s “Come Home” Program for 2012.
Hakobyan informed the Archbishop on the Ministry’s projects and actions
toward the integration of Iraqi Armenians who are living in Armenia.
From: Emil Lazarian | Ararat NewsPress