Armenia: President sacks Minister of Education, names new one

Armenia: President sacks Minister of Education, names new one

PanARMENIAN.Net - Armenian President Armen Sarkissian has relieved Arayik Harutyunyan of his post as the country's Minister of Education, Science, Culture and Sport.

With another decree signed on Monday, November 23, Sarkissian has appointed Vahram Dumanyan in the post.

A lecturer at the Faculty of Oriental Studies of Yerevan State University, Harutyunyan took office in 2018.

Dumanyan, meanwhile, is the Dean of the Faculty of Informatics and Applied Mathematics of YSU.

 Top stories
The President will continue his treatment at home under the supervision of doctors, his office reported.
However, the quarantine declared in the country due to the Covid-19 pandemic has been extended until July 11.
Arman Tatoyan said Ilham Aliyev used expressions threatening the entire Armenian people and insulting their dignity.
Armenian soldiers wounded in Azerbaijan's war against Nagorno-Karabakh will have modern bionic prosthetic arms.
Partner news