Hovik Abrahamyan Politician

Hovik A. Abrahamyan (Armenian: Հովիկ Արգամի Աբրահամյան) is a member of the National Assembly of Armenia from the Republican Party. Previousely he was the speaker of the National Assembly. Hovik Abrahamyan was born on 24 January 1958 in Mkhchyan village, Ararat Marz of Armenia. He is married and has three children and five grandchildren. Abrahamyan graduated from the Armenian State University of Economics and hold different managerial positions in brandy business till 1995. Mr Abrahamyan served as a Member of Parliament for the first convocation of Armenian Parliament from 1995 to 1999. He was again elected to serve as an MP on August 24, 2008 and as the Speaker of Parliament on September 29, 2008. On November 21, 2011 Hovik Abrahamyan resigned as the Speaker (while staying as a Member of the Parliament) and Samvel Nikoyan was elected instead to serve as the Speaker. In the years 2000 to 2008 Hovik Abrahamyan held the position of Minister of Territorial Addministration of Armenia. He also held the position of Armenian Vice Prime Minister in the years 2007-2008. Briefly he served as the Secretary General of Armenian Presidential Staff.

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Date of birth
January 24th, 1958




1. Armenian State University of Economics Colleges/University

Armenian State University of Economics (ASUE) is a high-education institute, located in Yerevan, Armenia. It was founded on August 6, 1975, on the basis of economical faculties of Yerevan State University. Its 5 faculties contain 29 departments. The teaching staff includes 41 professors, 130 docents (associate professors), and 40 assistant lecturers. The university has over 5000 undergraduates. Instruction is in Armenian. The academic year is from September 1 through June 30.

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People attended Armenian State University of Economics connected by profession and/or age

b. 1965., Politician

Goverment positions 1

Prime Minister of Armenia




The Prime Minister of Armenia is the most senior minister within the Armenian government, and is required by the constitution to "oversee the Government's regular activities and coordinate the work of the Ministers." The Prime Minister is appointed by the President of Armenia, but can be removed by a vote of no confidence in parliament. The office of President is generally considered to be more powerful than the office of Prime Minister. The office of Prime Minister was first established in 1918 with the foundation of the First Republic of Armenia. It vanished when Democratic Republic of Armenia was incorporated into the Transcaucasian Socialist Federative Soviet Republic. When Armenia regained its independence, the office of Prime Minister was reintroduced.

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