Evening at the Armenian Youth Association for the 30th anniversary of the Republic of Armenian independence
Under the patronage of His Eminence the Archbishop Dr. Avak Asadourian, head of the Armenian Orthodox community in Iraq, the administrative body of the Armenian Youth Association held a cultural evening on the occasion of the thirtieth anniversary of the independence of the Republic of Armenia on 21st of September 2021. The evening was started with the Iraqi and Armenian national anthems, followed by a speech by the Deputy Central Administrative Committee, Mr. Vartan Vartanian and then by patriotic songs and instrumentals. At the end of the evening, His Eminence the Archbishop made a speech in which he stressed the importance of strengthening ties with our motherland Armenia. The evening was attended by the Consul of the Republic of Armenian Embassy in Iraq, Mr. Alek Gharibian, Father Kevork Arshakian, the deputy of the Central Administrative Committee and its members, representatives of Armenian associations and clubs, the member of the Administrative Subcommittee of Basrah, Mr. Novak Bedrosian, the member of the Administrative Subcommittee of Kirkuk, Mr. Masis Sarkissian and number of club members.