A monumental painting by an ethnic Armenian artist in Chicago dedicated to the Armenian Genocide will go on display at one of the city’s leading art galleries soon – ahead of the April 24 commemorations of the massacres of 1.5 million Armenians committed in Ottoman Turkey a century ago.
The 10-day program of the Armenia General Benevolent Union’s (AGBU) 88th General Assembly ended on Monday. The events included discussions aimed at improving Armenia’s welfare, the opening of an Armenian office of the AGBU, and the celebration of all achievements undertaken for the victorious future by a gala concert.
The challenges of building the Armenian State are various and along with the need to change almost all systems they require responsibility and participation of every Armenian, said speakers at another panel organized by the Armenian General Benevolent Union (AGBU) in Yerevan as part of its 88th General Assembly.
Increasing opportunities inside Armenia, combining the potential of all Armenians of the world, promoting the birthrate, presenting Armenia success stories to Armenians worldwide, etc. were the topics discussed during a unique panel held in Armenia as part of the Armenian General Benevolent Union’s (AGBU) 88th General Assembly.
The 88th General Assembly of the Armenian General Benevolent Union (AGBU) begins its workings in Armenia today providing an additional platform for pan-Armenian consolidation and discussions aimed at the future ahead of the commemoration of the centenary of the Armenian Genocide.
Social problems of Armenians may be aggravated by raised electricity tariffs, the possibility of which was not denied even by Energy Minister Yervand Zakharyan during one of his recent interviews. Some experts say higher tariffs will lead to inflation, but will not anyhow relieve the financial or management problems of the Armenian Electricity Networks (AEN).
Although during the first two months of this year economic activity grew, nevertheless, in certain important economic spheres of the country decline was registered which speaks of negative development.
Although the Armenian Government aims to increase the administrative efficiency through the pilot program of enlarging communities and this way to improve social-economic conditions of Armenian villages and towns, many mayors and other politicians believe this way no positive result will be achieved.