His Holiness the Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians Garegin II received the Director of the National Library of Armenia Mrs. Anna Chulyan. Welcoming the newly appointed director of the library with blessings and congratulations, the Supreme Patriarch of Armenia noted that the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin has always closely cooperated with the library, implementing numerous joint projects and expressed hope that these traditions will continue during the direction of Mrs. Chulyan.
“We hope that these good traditions will continue, we will keep on working together and implementing projects that will be useful and instructive for the younger generation and the intelligentsia,” noted the Supreme Patriarch.
“I am honored to be here and to receive your blessing. I assumed with great responsibility the position of the director. I hope that I will be able to preserve traditions and, taking them to another level, move forward towards internationalization, making our culture more accessible to the world, ”said Mrs. Chulyan, stressing that she attaches great importance to the legacy left to the future generations and also to her contribution in this field.
The Supreme Patriarch and the director of the library discussed the actual issues in the library field, priority projects of the National Library. Then the director of the library, accompanied by Priest Ararat Poghosyan, the head of the Matenadaran “Vatche and Tamar Manoukian” of the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin, walked around the Museum of the Mother See.