Armenian artists support the construction of “New Aleppo” district in Ashtarak

Nvard Davtyan

Armenian artists offer their support to Syrian Armenians. Lebanese Armenian artist Movses Herkelian’s collection of works by Armenian painters opened today at Erebuni Plaza business center. The sale of the pictures will be organized in Marseilles, the proceeds will be allocated to the construction of the “New Aleppo” district in the city of Ashtarak. Thirty-six works by 30 artists are on display.

Armenian Minister of Diaspora Hranush Hakobyan reminded about the decision of the government to found “New Aleppo” district in Ahtarak.

The Armenian Ministry of Diaspora has been instructed to clarify the housing needs of Syrian Armenians, who would like to get an apartment in the above-mentioned district and discuss the issue of possible financial assistance with benefactors.

About 600 families have already registered to purchase an apartment, and are ready to pay 50% of the cost.

Hranush Hakobyan thanked businessman Hrant Vardanyan, who has already transferred 43 million AMD to the fund opened to construct the new district.

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