GLENDALE–The outgoing Consul General of the Republic of Armenia to the US Valery Mkrtoumian–visited ARF Western Region headquarters on October 1– along with the newly appointed Consul General Gagik Kirakossian.
ARF Bureau member Vicken Hovsepian and members of the ARF Central Committee received the guests. ARF CC representative Hovig Saliba welcomed Kirakossian to his new position–offering the ARF’s continued cooperation in working with the Consulate General of the Republic of Armenia.
Saliba praised Consul General Mkrtoumian for his work in the community–and wished him success in his new position that takes him to Yerevan.
Consul Generals Mkrtoumian and Kirakossian thanked the ARF for the reception–and assured that the existing close cooperation has benefited not only the general community–but also–and specifically Armenia.
Gagik Kirakossian has officially assumed the position of Consul General.