Armenia’s Ambassador in China Dies

YEREVAN (Armenpress)-Armenia’s Ambassador to China, Vahagn Movsisyan, died suddenly on Tuesday, reported the Armenian Foreign Ministry.

Movsisyan, 47, who died in Beijing, was born in 1961. He graduated from Armenian Agricultural University in 1983. In 1986 he defended his Ph. D thesis on agricultural mechanization.

In 1989-90 he studied at former USSR Higher Commercial School and in 1991-93 at the Russian Economy Academy. He worked for HayGazArd and then for Prometevs gas companies. In 1993-2000 he worked within the Armenian banking sector.

From 2000 to 2007 he was executive director of the Armenian Development Agency (ADA), secretary of Business Support Council, affiliated with prime minister and secretary of a prime minister affiliated Council for Information Technology Development.

He has been ambassador to China since 2007.

Movsisyan was said to have made a great contribution to Armenia’s economic development and the raising its international image.

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