Markarian Makes Changes in Government

YEREVAN (Armenpress)–Armenia’s Prime Minister Andranik Markarian issued several decrees appointing new directors and deputy ministers in various government posts.

Per Markarian’s decree Vartan Grigorian was appointed deputy minister of education–replacing Robert Zargarian. Grigorian was also relieved of his duties as deputy minister of culture–sports and youth affairs.

Alissa Adamian was appointed to replace Grigorian as the deputy culture minister.

In another decree–Markarian appointed Shoghik Assoyan as deputy chairperson of Armenia’s Commission on Historic and Cultural Monumen’s.

Also relieved of his duties was Tavoush Deputy Governor–Albert Ghaltakhtchian–who is now the executive director of Armenian government’s economic reform research and information center.

Mihran Stakyan was relieved of his duties as deputy education minister.


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