YEREVAN (Noyan Tapan)–A delegation of members of Evangelical Churches met in Armenia on Thursday–with President Robert Kocharian in attendance–and evaluated their accomplishmen’s of 2001.
According to the president’s public relations department–the delegates mentioned that the programs implemented in 2001 including programs on social–public health and education will continue in different regions of the republic–with approximately 300 full-time employees working diligently to accomplish the Evangelical community’s goals. One of the main goals of the Evangelical community is to propagate spiritual-Christian education of the youth and to preserve Christian traditions within the young generation Armenia’s.
The delegates stated that annual meetings with the President is becoming a good tradition. The delegates pointed out the great degree of tolerance enjoyed by Armenia today–and added that the citizens and the government must work together to overcome any difficulties they face–and Kocharian responded by saying–"We are working toward the same goal – to make the country more tolerant."
Rene Levonyan–a representative of the World Armenian Evangelic Council and the Armenian Evangelic Association in Armenia–a representative of the Evangelic Church of Armenia–led the delegation.