September 7, 1965 – May 30, 2016

Date and Place of Birth: Yerevan, Armenia


1982-1987 Yerevan State University; Department of Oriental Studies; Arabian philology


2002 – May 30, 2016 deputy chief of Agency for Book Publishing of the RA Ministry of Culture, Youth Affairs and Sport

2001 – May 30, 2016 chief editor of “Armenia: Economy and Finance” magazine

2000 deputy chief of Information and Publications Department at the RA Government

1999-2000 chief editor of “Noratert” newspaper

1997-1999 chief editor, executive director of “2001” Publishing House

1994-1997 free-lance journalist

1990-1994 chief editor of “Munetik” newspaper

1989-1990 head of the department of “Garun” magazine

1987-1989 correspondent of “Sovetakan Hayastan” newspaper

Membership in Journalistic Associations and Their Governing Bodies:

1999-2016 Journalists Union of Armenia

1999-2016 Yerevan Press Club, 2002-2016 chairman of YPC Revision Commission

1999-2016 International Federation of Journalists

Membership in Parties and Their Governing Bodies:
1991-2016 member of “Dashnaktsutyun” Armenian Revolutionary Federation

Publications: “Sovetakan Hayastan”, “Munetik”, “Armenia: Economy and Finance”, “Noratert” newspapers, “Garun” magazine

Hobbies: women, cards, wine

Languages: Armenian, Russian, English

Marital Status: married with three children