French-Armenian philanthropist Raymond Yezegelyan has been supporting Public Administration Academy of RA for few years. Particularly, 15 students of the Academy receive one-time scholarship annually. The priority is given to the students who have performed high progress, who live in the territory of borderline, or who have served in the army.
This year the tradition didn’t break, though the philanthropist wasn’t present at the ceremony of scholarship granting. He has accredited the President of francophone lawyers union of Armenia Martun Panosyan to handle the ceremony. On October 15, with the support of Raymond Yezegelyan the ceremony took place for the fourth time in the auditorium bearing his name which has been equipped, technically furnished with his help.
Rector of Public Administration Academy of RA Arsen Lokyan expressed appreciation of his own as well as of the whole staff of the Academy for this traditional event. “This is done to make our students feel secure, feel that there are people who back them, and highly appreciate education”. He was also hopeful for the long-lasting cooperation.
Martun Panosyan transferred Raymond Yezegelyan’s words and emphasized that the goal of this event is to support the ambitious students.
“We are confident that today’s knowledge will serve for the prosperity and welfare of our country. Mr. Yezegelyan tries to encourage the students to enter into the great life through knowledge” M. Panosyan said appreciating the role and willingness of the Rector of Public Administration Academy of RA and its staff.
Arsen Lokyan mentioned that the initiative is very binding. And it is not about the amount of money, but the treatment. At the end of the meeting famous writer Grig handed his new collection of short ‘Jesus’ cat’ stories to Raymond Yezegelyan through his representatives.