An ARF-Western US delegation composed of chairman Hovig Saliba–Vahe Bozoian and Hovhan Tashjian–meet the Consul General of the Republic of Armenia–Valerie Mkrtumian. The meeting took place at the Consulate on October 11.
The sides discussed various national and political issues concerning Armenia and the local community. In order to fully utilize our collective potential in serving the needs of the community and Armenia–both sides stressed the need to assemble resources of community institutions when dealing with fundamental national issues. In this context–the success of the All Armenia Fund telethon was noted; as a result of a united and organized community effort–it gained broad popular support.
The talks also focused on the feasibility of assisting the economic development of Armenia by providing additional support for important initiatives. On this occasion–the CC delegation presented its policy on various issues of concern to the Armenian community.
The meeting ended on a note of mutual cooperation and understanding.