On the 12th of January Aram Simonyan awarded the dean of the Faculty of Oriental Studies Gourgen Melikyan with a gold medal on the occasion of his 70th anniversary during the Board session which was dedicated to this event.
A good friend and a great patriot, - in this way represented this personality Babken Haroutunyan, Head of Chair of the History of Armenia of the Faculty of History.
Deans of different faculties, heads of different chairs, his friends and relatives, students with former among them congratulated Gourgen Melikyan in this wonderful atmosphere with their speeches and presents full of surprises.
Let Gourgens dream come true and that time we will dance kochary on the slopes of Ararat on his 100th anniversary,- said Seda Gasparyan, Head of Chair of English Philology of the Faculty of Romance-Germanic Philology.
I am very grateful to You, my University, for I am in your embrace for 48 years,- with such words Gourgen Melikyan expressed his gratefulness.