Spouse of the President Mrs. Nouneh Sarkissian met with delegation of AGBU

The spouse of the President Mrs. Nouneh Sarkissian met today with the delegation of the Armenian General Benevolent Union (AGBU) headed by Berj Sedrakian.

Among the members of the delegation were a member of the AGBU Council, Chairman of the AGBU Armenia Vazgen Yakubian, Executive Director of AGBU Armenia Dalar Kazanjian, Director of the AGBU “Women Entrepreneurs” program Tatevik Manoukian, Adviser on the AGBU Women’s Empowerment Initiative Hasmik Hairapetian.

The participants of the meeting presented to Mrs. Nouneh Sarkissian the implemented and ongoing programs of the AGBU which envolve education, culture, arts, agriculture, humanitarian and other areas. Stressing the importance of the Armenian General Benevolent Union activities, Mrs. Nouneh Sarkissian stated that even though the AGBU was created at the beginning of the last century, in its activities it remains a young structure.

“You are moving in step with time, keep your minds open and constantly strive to be useful,”
 Nouneh Sarkissian noted. At the meeting, stressed was in particular the importance of increasing women’s role, programs and initiatives aimed at the enhancement of women’s entrepreneurial activities. The agreement was reached to discuss in the future the possibility of implementing joint programs.