YEREVAN, Armenia- On June 2, Arthur Khachatryan, American University of Armenia (AUA) alumnus, was appointed governor of Shirak Province. Khachartyan, a member of the Armenian Revolutionary Federation, was formerly the deputy minister of Territorial Administration and Development of Armenia. Shirak is located in north-western Armenia on the borders of Turkey and Georgia. The capital and largest city is Gyumri. Khachatryan told the press that he is eager to work with the community in Shirak. Khachatryan graduated from AUA’s Manoogian Simone College of Business and Economics in 1996 with his Masters in Business Administration (MBA). He went on to study at the Imperial College in London before returning to Armenia.
[The Armenian Weekly] ARF’s Arthur Khachatryan to be Named Shirak’s Next Governor
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Founded in 1991, the American University of Armenia (AUA) is a private, independent university located in Yerevan, Armenia and affiliated with the University of California. AUA provides a global education in Armenia and the region, offering high-quality, graduate and undergraduate studies, encouraging civic engagement, and promoting public service and democratic values.