NEWS News Archive 2001-09-18
Assistance to the needy students
It is already over five years that many advanced needy students of the Yerevan State University and Medical University are sponsored with the interests earned on endowment funds named Hripsime Pirzadian and Yervant Gralian established within the Hayastan All-Armenian Fund.
The Yeghishe Charents school in Agarak is repaired
In the town of Agarak of Syunik Marz (Meghri Region) the reconstruction and strengthening works of the Yeghishe Charents secondary school have been carried out. The project has been co-financed by the Armenian community of Montreal and the Armenian Social Investment Fund.
Celebrations dedicated to the 10th anniversary of independence of the Nagorno Karabakh
On September 1-3 in Stepanakert celebrations dedicated to the 10th anniversary of independence of the Nagorno Karabakh took place with participation of the RA President Robert Kocharian, Catholicos of All Armenians Karekin II, Chairman of the RA National Assembly Armen Khachatrian, Chairman of the RA Constitutional Court Gagik Harutiunian, deputies of National Assembly, ministers, and Hayastan All-Armenian Fund officials
Five new buildings to be inaugurated in September
By the end of September the construction of five buildings will be completed. Ceremonies will take place with participation of the project benefactors and many Armenians from diaspora, who have visited Armenia on the occasion of 1700 anniversary of Christianity.
The Urfalyan centre of the humanities was opened in the 112 school of Yerevan
On August 17 the Urfalyan centre of the humanities was opened in the 112 school of Yerevan. The centre has been founded through the Urfalyan familys (USA West Coast) financial means.
Navasard dance group in Armenia
On August 22 in the National Theatre of Opera and Ballet after Alexander Spendiaryan, and on August 24 in the Stepanakert stadium the Navasard dance group from France will have concerts for the first time in motherland.
The concerts are sponsored by the French company Perno Rikar and Armrusgazindustry joint venture. The money gained from the concerts will be entirely delivered to the Hayastan Fund.
Construction of a gas supply system for 4 villages of Martakert
The villages are located in the south-west of Martakert Region on both sides of the road taking to Gandzasar Monastery. Aradjadzor is one of the ancient villages of Artsakh rich in historical events.
Board of Trustees Presidium meeting
On July 19, the Presidium meeting of the Hayastan All-Armenian Fund Board of Trustees took place with participation of the President of RA and HAAF Board of Trustees Robert Kocharian, Chairman of the RA Constitutional Court and Vice-president of the Funds Board of Trustees Gagik Harutiunian, Catholicos of All Armenians H.H. Karekin II, President of the Armenian Assembly of America Hirair Hovnanian, Chairman of RA National Assembly Armen Khachatrian, RA Prime-Minister Andranik Margarian, Prime Minister of NKR Anoushavan Danielian, RA Minister of Foreign Affairs Vardan Oskanian, RA Minister of Finance and Economy Vardan Khachatrian.
The Armenian businessmen sponsor the construction of three residential buildings in Spitak
45 companies of Armenia have already contributed about $300 000 to the Hayastan All-Armenian Fund for the construction of three residential buildings in Spitak.
Construction of another two sections of the North-South Highway
Currently, two sections of the 170 km North-South Highway connecting the regions of the Nagorno Karabakh are being constructed with the funds raised during the Los Angeles telethons in 1999 and 2000