On February 1 the President of Armenia Robert Kocharian signed a decree about
appointing Alexan Harutiunian a member of the Council of Public TV and Radio
Company for six years’ term of service. On February 2 at the session of PTRC
Council Alexan Harutiunian was elected to be its Chairman.
The competition to fill in the vacancy at PTRC Council was announced on January
19 (see YPC Weekly Newsletter, January
19-25, 2007) due to the expiration of the term of service of the Chairman
of the Council Alexan Harutiunian, holding this position from January 2003 till
January 2007. The competition results were announced by the competition jury
on January 31. Only one application was submitted for the competition – from
Alexan Harutiunian. In the written justification of the jury, as presented to
the head of the state, Alexan Harutiunian was chosen because he “corresponds
to the eligibility criteria for membership in the Council, defined by the Law”.