PASADENA—The AGBU Asbeds will present an evening with Armenian Parliamentarian Raffi Hovannisian, as part of the group’s annual program entitled “An Evening with a Statesman.”
The first Foreign Minister of the Republic of Armenia, Hovannissian, will be making a special appearance at the AGBU Manoogian-Demirdjian School on November 4 at 8 p.m. at the invitation of the AGBU Asbeds. The presentation is entitled “Armenia, Between East and West: The Challenges of Democracy, Sovereignty and National Interest.”
A question and answer session will follow the presentation. Admission is free and a reception will follow the event.
Hovanissian is a graduate of UCLA, Georgetown University Law Center, and the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University. Among his many distinctions, Hovannisian is the founder and leader of the Heritage political party in Armenia, founder of the Armenian Bar Association and the founding director of the Armenian Center for National and International studies in Yerevan.
Sponsors of the AGBU Asbeds Circle will receive an autographed copy of Garin Hovannisian’s (Raffi’s son’s) new book titled “Family of Shadows.” To become a member of the Asbeds Circle for this event, please contact the A.G.B.U. office in Pasadena at (626) 794-7942.