Executive Body

ASHOTYAN ARMEN

ASHOTYAN ARMEN

RPA Vice President, Chairman of Foreign Relations Commission, Member of Parliament

 

Date and Place of Birth

July 25, 1975, Yerevan

 

1998, graduation from the Yerevan State Medical Institute’s Therapy Department

 

2000, degree in forensic medicine obtained from the YSMI Medical Teaching Department

 

2005, graduation from the Moscow School of Political Sciences at the Council of Europe

 

1999-2003, speaker of YSMI Students’ Parliament

 

2002-2005, assistant to YSMI Rector

 

2003, assistant lecturer at the YSMI Biochemistry Faculty

 

2003-2005, chairman of the Youth Branch of the Republican Party of Armenia

 

2005, adviser to YSMI Rector

 

2005-2007, Member of Parliament, member of NA standing commission on health care, social and environmental issues, member of RPA parliamentary faction

 

2007, Member of Parliament, elected off the proportional list of the RPA

 

2008, head of NA standing commission on science, education and youth affairs

 

2009-2016, Minister of Education and Science

 

June 16, 2012, re-appointed to the post of Minister of Education and Science.

 

From April 26, 2014 re-elected Minister of Education and Science.

 

A presidential decree was issued on May 8, 2013 to re-appoint him to Minister of Education and Science.

 

A presidential decree was issued on April 26, 2014 to re-elect him to Minister of Education and Science.

 

Candidate of medical sciences, author of over two dozens of research works and papers. The first collection of poems by A. Ashotyan was published in 2004.

 

RPA Board Member since November 28, 2009 (12th congress of the RPA)

 

 

Married, has two children.