Armenia to appoint Diaspora Commissioners in foreign countries

Armenia to appoint Diaspora Commissioners in foreign countries

PanARMENIAN.Net - Armenia will soon appoint Commissioners for Diaspora Affairs in foreign countries, according to a decision approved by the government on Thursday, October 21.

The Commissioners will be appointed by the Prime Minister of Armenia, on the proposal of the Chief Commissioner for Diaspora Affairs, as public advisors in foreign countries. They will not be paid, the draft proposal said․

The purpose of the introduction of the Institute of Diaspora Commissioners, according to the project, is to develop the Armenia-Diaspora partnership and increase the efficiency of both sides. It also seeks to ensure sustainable relations between the Armenian communities, involve the entire potential of the Diaspora, as well as support the preservation of the Armenian identity, repatriation and the organization of events aimed at the integration of Diaspora Armenians in Armenia.

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