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Biography

Hovik Abrahamyan

Hovik Abrahamyan

Republic of Armenia Prime Minister

In office since
13 April 2014

 Date and Place of Birth
January 24, 1958, Mkhchyan village in Ararat province

Education
Graduated from the Yerevan Institute of National Economy

Work Experience
1990 -1991 - Burastan brandy factory, Head of Division
1991 - 1995 - Director of the Artashat wine and brandy factory
1995 - 1999 – Member of National Assembly of the Republic of Armenia of first convocation
1995 - 1996 - Chairman of the Artashat city council executive committee
1996 - 1998 - Mayor of Artashat
1998 - 2000 - Regional Governor of the Ararat province of Armenia
2000 - 2001 - Minister, coordinating the activity of territorial administration and urban development of the Republic of Armenia
2001 - 2002 - Minister of Territorial Administration of the Republic of Armenia
2002 - 2005 - Minister, coordinating the activity of the territorial administration and infrastructure of the Republic of Armenia.
2005 - 2007 - Minister of the Territorial Administration of the Republic of Armenia; endowed with functions of coordinating minister
Since 2005 – Member of National Security Council of the Republic of Armenia
2007 - 2008 - Deputy Prime Minister of the Republic of Armenia, Minister of Territorial Administration of the Republic of Armenia.
April, 2008 – September, 2008 – Chief of Staff of Presidency of the Republic of Armenia
August 24, 2008 - Member of National Assembly of the Republic of Armenia of fourth convocation
2008 – 2011- Chairman of National Assembly of the Republic of Armenia of fourth convocation
November 21, 2011 - Upon his letter of resignation, his powers as National Assembly Chairman ceased
May 6, 2012 - Elected Member of National Assembly by the proportional electoral system from the Republican Party of Armenian.
2012 - 2014 - Elected Chairman of National Assembly of the Republic of Armenia of fifth convocation
As of April 13, 2014 – Prime Minister of the Republic of Armenia

Additional Information
Served in the Soviet Army. President of the Council of the Armenian State University of Economics. Honorable Doctor of the same University. Council Member of the Yerevan State University. Deputy Chair of the Republican Party of Armenia. Member of the Executive Body and the Council. By the December 28, 2012 decree of the President of the Republic of Armenia, awarded the First Grade Medal “For Services Contributed to the Motherland.” Awarded the “Anania Shirakatsi” Medal, the RA Prime Minister’s commemorative Medal, the “Marshall Baghramyan” Medal, the “Fridtjof Nansen” commemorative Gold Medal, the Golden Medal of the Parliament of Greece, and for rendering invaluable services to Theatrical Art and on the occasion of International Theatre Day, Mr. Abrahamyan was awarded the Golden Medal of the Theatrical Figures, awarded the Order of “Mesrop Mashtots” for services to the Republic of Artsakh, and also awarded the IPA CIS Gold Medal for important contribution to strengthening of inter-parliamentary cooperation. Awarded the Commemorative Medal of “Russian SFS Border Guard Department in the Republic of Armenia”, Awarded Commander Vazgen Sargsyan Order, Order of Honor of the European University of Cyprus.

Political Affiliation
Republican Party of Armenia /RPA/

Marital Status
Married, with three children and seven grandchildren.

 E-mail: abrahamyan@gov.am