Armenian PM visited Syrian Armenian children

Armenian PM visited Syrian Armenian children

15:45, 13 August, 2012

YEREVAN, AUGUST 13, ARMENPRESS: Armenian Prime Minister Tigran
Sargsyan on August 13 visited Syrian Armenian children who spend their
vacations in Armenian city Hankavan. Prime Minister was accompanied by
the Minister of Diaspora Hranush Hakobyan. Armenpress reports that the
Prime Minister welcomed our compatriots, talked with them than danced
with children.

The head of the Government conveyed to Syrian Armenian children the
greeting of President Serzh Sargsyan and stressed that all events
implemented for children are organized under under the auspice of the

The director of the camp Ashot Avetisyan mentioned that the camp in
summer period had already accepted around 700 vulnerable children with
two terms. ‘This year we after two terms we also received Syrian
Armenian children’ he said. The director also added that the children
feel themselves very well as the daily life is full of different and
various events.

National air carrier `Armavia’ airline jointly with Armenian
Government on August 9 implemented the first special flight in
direction Yerevan-Damascus-Yerevan. From Damascus 137 children arrived
in Armenia. During the session of the Government on August 9 Tigran
Sargsyan mentioned that two more planes will leave for Syria, this
time to Aleppo in order to transfer around 300 children to Armenia.
The next Yerevan-Damascus-Yerevan flight is planned on August 23.

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