ALEPPO (Public Radio of Armenia)—Consul General of the Republic of Armenia in Aleppo, Syria, Tigran Gevorgyan visited an Armenian home for the elderly in Aleppo on Monday on the occasion of Armenia’s Independence Day.
Gevorgyan toured the nursing home accompanied by its director, members of the board of trustees and the leader of Syria’s Armenian evangelical community, and talked to the elderly that live there.
The Consul General congratulated them on the 24th anniversary of Armenia’s independence and assured that issues of Syrian-Armenians, especially children and the elderly, are always in the focus of Armenian authorities.
Gevorgyan expressed gratitude to the staff of the nursing home for their devoted work.
The Consul General also visited an Armenian orphanage in Aleppo on Monday. He congratulated its young residents on the occasion of the start of the new academic year and wished them success in their studies. He assured them that the Consulate General would maintain its cooperation with the orphanage.
Gevorgyan and the leadership of the orphanage discussed the possibility of organizing a summer retreat for the children in Armenia.
Druing his visit, Gevorgyan delivered donations from Armenian benefactor Vardan Sermakesh to both the nursing house and the orphanage.