LA CRESCENTA, Calif.—Western Prelate Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian on Saturday welcomed the chairman of the Armenian Revolutionary Federation Bureau, Hagop Der Khachadourian, who was visiting the Los Angeles area to deliver the keynote address at the ARF Day Celebration, which took placfe on Sunday.
Der Khachadourian was accompanied by ARF Bureau member Dr. Viken Yacoubian and ARF Western Region Central Committee Political Chair Avedik Izmirlian. Joining the Prelate were Vicar General Bishop Torkom Donoyan, clergy members, Catholicosate Central Executive member Gaidzag Zetlian, Prelacy Executive Council Chair Garo Eshgian and other members of the board.
Following an exchange well wishes on the election of the new Bureau and Der Khachadourian as its Chairman, the discussion centered on the current affairs in Armenia, Artsakh, and the Diaspora and the vision for the future.
Der Khatchadourian expressed appreciation for the visit and productive dialogue, as well as commended the Prelacy’s and Church’s role in our collective life in which the ARF has been and remains a collaborator.