President of the Republic of Bulgaria Rumen Radev, who has arrived in Armenia on a state visit at the invitation of the President of the Republic of Armenia Serzh Sargsyan, visited the Armenian Genocide Memorial Complex accompanied by Armenian Foreign Minister Edward Nalbandian and Mayor of Yerevan Taron Margaryan. Acting Director of the Armenian Genocide Museum-Institute Gevorg Vardanyan presented the history of construction of the memorial complex and its symbolism.
The president of Bulgaria laid a wreath at the Monument, and the members of delegation put flowers at the eternal fire, by honoring the memory of the innocent martyrs with a minute of silence. The President and his delegation also visited the Armenian Genocide Museum, where AGMI deputy director Lousine Abrahamyan presented the history of the first Genocide of the 20th century. At the end of the tour President Rumen Radev left a note in the Book of Honorable Guests. AGMI Acting Director Gevorg Vardanyan handed Golden Medal for high-ranking guests visiting the museum to the President of Bulgaria.
The guests also visited the Memory Alley, where the President of Bulgaria planted a tree.
This is the second fir planted by presidents of Bulgaria.