Vahagn G. Melikyan

Date and place of birth

24 May 1967, Yerevan


Education

1984-91: Arabic Section of the Faculty of Oriental Studies at Yerevan State University

1993: Special course at the Diplomatic Academy of Egypt


Work Experience

1991-92: Aide of the Consular Department at the RA Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Assistant to the RA Minister of Foreign Affairs

1992: Attaché at the General Secretariat of the RA Ministry of Foreign Affairs

1992: Granted diplomatic ranking “Attaché”

1992-93: Attaché of the Division for Representations at the RA Ministry of Foreign Affairs

1993: Third Secretary of the Division for Representations at the RA Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Third Secretary of the Division for Eastern Europe and the Baltic states of the Department for Europe at the RA Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Second Secretary of the same Division

1993-96: Second Secretary of the RA Embassy in Greece

1995: Granted the diplomatic ranking “Second Secretary”

1996-97: Head of Secretariat at the RA Ministry of Foreign Affairs

1996: Granted diplomatic ranking “First Secretary”

1997-2000: First Secretary of the RA Embassy in Germany

2000-01: Acting Head of the RA State Protocol Service

2001-06: Head of the RA State Protocol Service

2006-12: RA Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to the United Arab Emirates

2007-10: RA Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to the State of Kuwait (residence in Abu Dhabi)

2007-12: RA Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to the Kingdom of Bahrain (residence in Abu Dhabi)

2010-12: RA Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to the State of Qatar (residence in Abu Dhabi)

2012-14: RA Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to the Argentine Republic, the Eastern Republic of Uruguay, the Republic of Paraguay and the Republic of Chile (residence in Buenos Aires)

5 May 2015: Appointed RA Deputy Minister of Diaspora by the decision of the RA Prime Minister


Diplomatic Ranking:

Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary


Awards:

 2001: Commemorative Medal of the RA Ministry of Foreign Affairs on the occasion of the 10th anniversary of the RA Ministry of Foreign Affairs

2011: Commemorative Gold Coin of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs

2014: May Order of the Great Cross Ranking (Argentina)


Languages:

English, Russian, French, Arabic


Married with two children


Tel` (+374 10) 58-56-01 (7-05)
Email` melikian@mindiaspora.am, vmelikian@yahoo.com
 
 

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20.07.2016  |  Congratulations

TO MEMBERS OF THE BOARD OF THE

ARMENIAN YOUTH ASSOCIATION OF CALIFORNIA


Dear compatriots,


I cordially congratulate the Armenian Youth Association of California on its 25th anniversary.

25.04.2017  |  Speeches

Armenian Patriarch of Jerusalem

His Beatitude Archbishop

Nourhan Manougian, 

Distinguished Reuven Amitai,

Dear participants,

 

Yesterday, on April 24th, our compatriots around the world and the progressive representatives of hundreds of countries paid their deep and sincere respects to the memory of the innocent victims of the Armenian Genocide.