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OLD PONTIFICAL RESIDENCE RE-OPENED AT THE MOTHER SEE OF HOLY ETCHMIADZIN THROUGH THE GENEROUS DONATION OF AGBU PRESIDENT MR. BERGE SETRAKIAN AND MRS. VERA SETRAKIAN

 

On July 5, 2014, the reopening ceremony of the Old Pontifical Residence took place at the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin, presided over by His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians. The renovations to the historic building were made possible by a generous donation from AGBU president Mr. Berge Setrakian and Mrs. Vera Setrakian. Present at the opening ceremony were Hasmik Boghosian, Minister of Culture of the Republic of Armenia; Armen Muradian, Minister of Healthcare of the Republic of Armenia; Arthur Nazarian, Minister of Energy of Lebanon; members of the Brotherhood of the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin; members of the Setrakian and Nazarian families and others.