Head of the Armenian Prime Minister's Office, Arayik Harutyunyan, received the vice president of the Armenian International Medical Fund (AIM Fund), Dr. Akira Ishiyama of the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), who is in Armenia to perform free operations within the framework of the cochlear implant program.

Also, Dr. Ishiyama was awarded with a letter of thanks from the Prime Minister of Armenia for his contribution to the development of health care and tireless humanitarian work.

The head of the Prime Minister's Office presented this letter of thanks to the renowned physician, and expressed gratitude to Akira Ishiyama for assisting in the development of the cochlear implant program in Armenia.