LOS ANGELES–A delegation headed by Armenian Revolutionary Federation Western US Central Committee chairman Avedik Izmirlian on Friday visited the Consulate General of Armenia in Los Angeles to officially welcome and greet new Consul General Grigor Hovannesyan.
Joining the delegation were John Kossakian, Mardig Gaboudian, Steve Dedeian and Armenian National Committee Western Region Board of Directors chairman Vicken Sonentz-Papazian.
The delegation welcomed the new consul general and pledged the organization’s willingness to cooperate with the Consulate and its activities.
It also briefed the Consul General on the activities of the ARF in the Western US, as well as the activities of the Los Angeles-Yerevan, Glendale-Ghapan and Montebello-Stepanakert sister-city programs currently underway in the area.
Consul General Hovannesyan welcomed the delegation and pledged his willingness to work with the community and strengthen its ties with community organizations. He was accompanied by Vice Consul Mesrob Shapoyan.
The Central Committee invited the new consul general to its center on Thursday, February 19.