ABOVYAN Hovik

ABOVYAN Hovik

Governor of Tavush Marz, Member of RPA Council

Date and Place of Birth
June 1, 1964, Noyemberian region. Koghb village

Education
1986-1991, Vanadzor branch of Yerevan Polytechnic Institute

Work Experience
1985, Noyemberian motoring enterprise, construction worker.
1991 - 1993, President of Marina cooperative in Noyemberian
1993 - 1994, Republic of Armenia State Tax Inspectorate, Noyemberian local office, tax inspector
1994 - 1998, Republic of Armenia Customs Department, Bagratashen checkpoint, inspector, deputy head, head
1998 - 2001, State Revenue Ministry of the Republic of Armenia, head of Bavra customs checkpoint, head of Bagratashen checkpoint, head of Gogavan-Privolnoye checkpoint
1999, Secretary of ad hoc committee for study of Armenia Savings Bank deposits refund
2002 - 2007, MP, member of National Assembly standing committee on lending, budgeting and economic affairs
2007 - 2009, State Revenue Committee, Gugark regional customs office, head of Bagratashen checkpoint
2009 - 2014, Gugark regional customs house head
As of May 15, 2014, Governor of Tavush Marz

Additional Information
Liable to military service, Customs Service Colonel, awarded the Fridtjof Nansen medal and diploma (1998)

Political Affiliation
Republican Party of Armenia

Marital Status
Married, with two children