Monthly Archives: February 2019

Richard Doombosch: IMF Ready to Assist Armenia in Implementation of Reforms

On Monday February 25, 2019, Prime Minister of Armenia Nikol Pashinyan received the Executive Director at International Monetary Fund Richard Doombosch. Pashinyan noted that the Government of Armenia attaches importance to continuous cooperation with the IMF and is interested in … Continue reading

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World Bank Will Help Armenia to Fight Corruption and Effectively Manage Funds

Armenia’s Deputy Prime Minister Mher Gregoryan and Sylvie Bossoutrot, World Bank Country Manager for Armenia, chaired last week a joint discussion of a draft document called “Development Policy Functions,” the Armenian government press service reported. It said representatives of various … Continue reading

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Philanthropist Louise Manoogian Simone Passes Away at Age 85

Louise Manoogian Simone passed away at the age of 85, on February 18, 2019. She dedicated her life to civic leadership, philanthropy, and was first and foremost passionate about the promotion of Armenian culture and heritage. She was an intelligent, … Continue reading

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More Than $8 Million Raised for the Museum

More than $8 million was raised during the telethon on Sunday February 17, for the Armenian American Museum, which will be established in Glendale, California. The telethon aired in ARTN TV, USArmenia TV, Horizon TV, KVMD TV, as well as … Continue reading

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Senator Portantino Introduces Bill to Reestablish the California-Armenia Trade Office

SACRAMENTO – On Thursday February 14, State Senator Anthony Portantino (D-La Canada Flintridge) introduced SB 302 to reestablished the California-Armenia Trade Office. In 2005, the original trade was established through legislation by former State Senator Jack Scott, the Schwarzenegger administration … Continue reading

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Armenia and Siemens to Cooperate in IT Sphere

President of Armenia, Armen Sarkissian met with Roland Busch, member of Managing Board of Siemens, in Munich Germany on February 15 in the sidelines at his working visit to Germany. During the meeting, the sides discussed cooperation issues. President Sarkissian … Continue reading

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French President Macron Declares April 24 Commermoration Day of Armenian Genocide

Macron Personally Informed Erdogan French President Emmanuel Macron has declared April 24 as a national day of commemoration of the Armenian Genocide. Macron announced his decision on Tuesday, February 5th, 2019, while speaking to the Armenian community at a dinner … Continue reading

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We Should Also Support Our Schools

The recent Armenian Educational Foundation Oratorical Contest was held in Glendale, California on February 2, 2019. It was a very encouraging and exciting to witness the ten student representatives from the five high schools in the Los Angeles area that … Continue reading

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Turkey Slams France Over Armenian Genocide Day

Turkey has denounced French President Emmanuel Macron’s decision to set April 24 as a day to commemorate the “Armenian Genocide” as political manipulation. Macron’s move was an attempt to “save the day” and make political gains as he faces “political … Continue reading

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Rightwing Turkish Politician Mustafa Destici Calls for Expulsion of Armenian Migrants

A far-right Turkish politician wants his government to expel tens of thousands of Armenian nationals residing in Turkey in retaliation against France for declaring a remembrance day for victims of the World War I era genocide of Armenians. President Emmanuel … Continue reading

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