RA President Serzh Sargsyan, His Holiness Karekin II, Catholicos of All Armenians, RA Prime Minister Karen Karapetyan, RA Parliament and government members visited Armenian Genocide Memorial Complex.
They paid tribute at the eternal fire and His Holiness Karekin II, Catholicos of All Armenians held a memorial service for the peace of souls of the Armenian Genocide victims.
Legislative and executive representatives, top military officers, politicians, intellectuals, heads of diplomatic missions accredited in Armenia, and members of non-governmental organizations also paid tribute and commemorated the memory of the innocent martyrs.
RA President and the accompanied delegation also visited the museum, where Director of Armenian Genocide Museum-Institute Hayk Demoyan presented the new opened temporary exhibition dedicated to the 25th anniversary of the Independence of Armenia and the 50th anniversary of the construction of the Genocide Monument.
After the visit, AGMI Director Hayk Demoyan presented to RA President the medals collection issued by AGMI and the illustrated report of the works of Armenian Genocide Museum-Institute during 2006-2016.
This report is the summery of the works carried out by Armenian Genocide Museum-Institute staff during the past ten years, where proofs and numbers shows how a local museum turned to be a museum of international importance as well as to a research center. The publication of such illustrated reports is a tradition for institutes of global importance.