Armenian Minister introduces educational reforms to Catholicos of Cilicia

25/11/2011

YEREVAN. – Within the framework of its official visit to Lebanon, the Armenian delegation, led by Education and Science Minister Armen Ashotyan, was received on Friday by Catholicos Aram I of the Great House of Cilicia of the Armenian Apostolic Church, Education and Science Ministry Press Service informed Armenian News-NEWS.am.

During the meeting, the Catholicos presented the challenges and activities of the Lebanese-Armenian institutions of learning. In his turn, Minister Ashotyan informed the Catholicos on the educational reforms in Armenia and the Government’s projects aimed at developing Diaspora-Armenian schools, and he also expressed a readiness to assist in solving the Armenian schools’ problems and development programs.

On the same day, Armen Ashotyan also visited the Armenian Book Exhibition, which is being held in Antelias, devoted to 500th anniversary of Armenian typography.

Also on Friday, the delegation lead by the Education and Science Minister paid a visit to the Armenian Genocide Commemoration Chapel.

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