NEW PERMANENT REPRESENTATIVE OF ARMENIA PRESENTS CREDENTIALS

BIO/3502/Rev.1
12 June 2003

NEW PERMANENT REPRESENTATIVE OF ARMENIA PRESENTS CREDENTIALS

12/06/2003
Press Release
BIO/3502/Rev.1


Biographical Note


NEW PERMANENT REPRESENTATIVE OF ARMENIA PRESENTS CREDENTIALS


(Based on information received from the Protocol and Liaison Service.)


Armen Martirosian, the new Permanent Representative of Armenia to the United Nations, presented his credentials today to Secretary-General Kofi Annan.


From 1999 until the present, Mr. Martirosian was Armenia’s Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs.  Between 1990 and 1999, he was elected to two terms as a Member of Parliament, and from 1995 to 1999, he also served as a member of the Standing Committee on Finance and Budget.


Mr. Martirosian also served in the following positions:  Chief Executive Officer of Haieconombank (1996-1998); Deputy Director of Hrazdanmash Factory (1994-1996); International Relations Adviser to the Armenian Prime Minister (1992-1993); and Engineer at Hrazdanmash Factory (1983-1992).


Born in Yerevan, Armenia, in 1961, Mr. Martirosian holds a Bachelor of Science degree in engineering from Yerevan Polytechnic University and speaks Armenian, Russian and English.


He is married and has two sons.


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