Ara Papian

Ara Papian was a ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Armenia to Canada. Born in Yerevan, Armenia on June 6, 1961, Ara Papian graduated from the Department of Oriental Studies of Yerevan State University in 1984. He completed postgraduate degree course of studies in Armenian History at Yerevan State University in 1989. In 1994, Mr. Papian graduated from the Moscow Diplomatic Academy and in 1998, from NATO Defense College in Rome. His professional experience as a diplomat has been at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Armenia where prior to his appointment to Canada in December 2000, he was the spokesman and Head of Public Affairs Department. He is fluent in Armenian, Russian, English, Persian. Mr. Papian is married, with two sons.
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