RA MINISTER OF DIASPORA HRANUSH HAKOBYAN RECEIVES AGBU PRESIDENT BERGE SETRAKIAN

RA Minister of Diaspora Hranush Hakobyan received President of the Armenian General Benevolent Union (AGBU) Berge Setrakian. AGBU Central Board Member Vasken Yacoubian was also present at the meeting. The minister greeted the guests, expressed her appreciation of the fruitful activities that the Armenian General Benevolent Union carries out in Armenia and abroad and praised the actions that the organization has taken for preservation of the Armenian identity in the Diaspora. The sides touched upon the current programs of the AGBU and the upcoming activities to be carried out with Armenian youth.

Presenting the Union’s programs and activities, AGBU President Berge Setrakian emphasized the importance of consolidating young Armenian professionals, as well as the development and implementation of joint programs and projects aimed at identifying the potential of young, gifted and successful Armenians of the new generation and using that potential effectively. The sides discussed issues related to the formation of the Pan-Armenian Council, as well as attached importance to the deepening of further cooperation and the opportunities for the implementation of new joint programs and projects in the future.