Catholicosate of Cilicia
Antelias - Lebanon
On Wednesday, August 15th, 2018, His Holiness Aram I received Mr. Bedros Terzian, the acting executive director of Hayastan All Armenian Fund, in Bikfaya.
Mr. Terzian briefed His Holiness on the recent consultations he has had with the Armenian President and the Prime Minister, as well as the President of Artsakh, regarding ways to reorganize and reinvigorate the Fund.
After welcoming the appointment of Mr. Terzian, His Holiness Aram I stressed the importance of revitalizing the projects of the Fund for a better collaboration between Armenia and its Diaspora and proposed the followings; the importance of finding new methods to strengthen the Diaspora’s trust to secure more funding; the importance of reevaluating and reassessing the modus operandi of the 25-year-old Fund in light of new conditions; the importance of involving more Armenians from the Diaspora in the staff, as well as, for a better future collaborations, the importance of assigning a Diaspora Armenian for the Director position.
Finally, His Holiness Aram I underlined that the Armenian Church will continue assisting to Hayastan All Armenian Fund projects.