Leszek Balcerowiczis:

Armenian economy had better avoid booms

September 16, 2010
Leszek Balcerowiczis, Polish economist, former chairman of the National Bank of Poland and Deputy Prime Minister in Tadeusz Mazowiecki's government, who is famous for implementing the Polish economic transformation program, commonly known as shock therapy in the 1990s, visited Armenia lately to attend “Armenia after crisis: challenges and perspectives” conference. In an interview with PanARMENIAN.Net, Mr. Balcerowiczis commented on crisis-prevention tools and prospects of Armenian-Polish relations.

Manouchehr Mottaki:

Armenia has a special place in Iran’s foreign policy

September 2, 2010
Manouchehr Mottaki
The situation around Iran’s nuclear remains tense. The recently adopted UN Security Council resolution inflicted new sanctions against the country. For Armenia, which enjoys neighborly relations with Iran and implements a number of joint programs, establishment of dialogue between Tehran and the West is extremely important. Iranian Foreign Minister, Dr. Manouchehr Mottaki commented to PanARMENIAN.Net on the prospects of Armenian-Iranian relations and Tehran’s approaches to regional problems, including the Karabakh conflict.

Vladimir Grigoryan:

Opening of IT Development Center is a serious move to improve the field in Arstakh

July 16, 2010
Vladimir Grigoryan
IT Development Center opened in the Artsakh Republic with the assistance of Ministry of Culture and Youth Affairs and NKR Investment Foundation on May 12, 2010. Head of the Center Vladimir Grigoryan commented to PanARMENIAN.Net on the prospects of IT development in the republic.

Claudia Cardinale:

I like to change and I like to make films with crazy directors

July 13, 2010
Claudia Cardinale
She is a woman who lived over 130 lives in films shot by most famous directors. She won the hearts of most handsome men but always avoided their “traps”. Through the role of mother in Henri Verneuil’s Mayrig film, the actress knew about Armenia. Legendary Claudia Cardinale tells about her life in an interview with PanARMENIAN.Net.

Arakel Mirzoyan:

I lifted a 20kg weight at the age of 5

May 18, 2010
Arakel Mirzoyan
Armenian weightlifter Arakel Mirzoyan, 20, is a European champion and World vice-champion in the 69kg weight class. In 2010, the sportsman changed the class to 77kg. Presently, he is training for the World Championships to be held in Antalya, Turkey, in September. PanARMENIAN.Net requested Arakel to tell about his plans for the future.

Eva Medzorian:

Armenia and Diaspora have intensified cooperation

May 6, 2010
Eva Medzorian
In April, Armenia hosted the concerts of American singer of Armenian descent Eva Medzorian. The concert earnings were given to Armenian families and children as charitable contribution. This woman knows Armenia and its problems not by hearsay. She has had time to study them as chairwoman of various charitable organizations, associations and Armenian schools, and also thanks to her ability to listen to others but verify everything herself. For several years spouses Jack and Eva Medzorian have been engaged in charity work in Armenia. Eva Medzorian established a medical fund which in the years of need supplied Armenian hospitals with latest equipment. With the help of this fund Eva was able to assemble 1.5 million dollars in support of the victims of the 1988 Spitak earthquake.

Hranush Hakobyan:

Armenia - home for all Armenians

November 5, 2009
Hranush Hakobyan
For a long time, some in Armenia viewed Diaspora as a kind of "milch cow", without seriously thinking about its problems. Last year, Diaspora Ministry finally came into existence. In an interview with PanARMENIAN.Net, Minister of Diaspora Affairs Hranush Hakobyan introduced Ministry's achievements and further plans.