YEREVAN.- Armenian President Armen Sarkissian hosted on Monday the delegation led by Chairman of the Central Committee of Homenetmen-Armenian General Athletic Union Karnig Meguerditchian, the Presidential Office reported.
The Homenetmen representatives introduced the ongoing programs and future actions of the structure. Karnig Meguerditchian stated that their organization is ready to support Armenia with its programs.
President Sarkissian stated that the Armenian General Athletic Union carries out important activity to unite and educate in the Armenian Diaspora. In this context, the President highlighted the need for the structure to continue the preservation of the national identity with greater enthusiasm and its key function aimed at strengthening the ties with the Homeland. Armen Sarkissian expressed readiness to assist and stated that a lot of works need to be carried out in the Diaspora, and there is a need for new approaches in accordance with the demands and problems of new times and new generation.
At the end of the meeting, the delegation members handed over the postage stamp issued on the Homenetmen’s 100th anniversary to President Sarkissian.