Official: Armenian President receives Cafesjian

President Serzh Sargsyan on Saturday received the Founding President of Cafesjian Family, Founder of the Cafesjian Culture Center, renowned Armenian-American benefactor Gerard Cafesjian. Present at the meeting was also Gerard Cafesjian’s partner, the President of CS Media Bagrat Sarkissian, according to a report on the president’s official website.

Cafesjian reportedly spoke about his impressions and said that during each of his visits to Armenia he “witnesses positive changes, which is inspiring for every Armenian living in Diaspora.”

President Sargsyan and Gerard Cafesjian agreed that much work lies ahead for drawing together the “invaluable potential of all Armenians around the globe and using it for the empowerment of the Armenian factor and prosperity of Armenia.”

“Armenia is destined to succeed, and everyone of our compatriots has to bring his or her share to this important endeavor,” Cafesjian. The Armenian president and the American-Armenian benefactor discussed possibilities of coordinating efforts regarding issues and initiatives of pan-Armenian significance. They also reportedly spoke about the planned activities for the investment programs and cultural projects implemented in Armenia by Cafesjian.

Last weekend saw a grand opening of the Cafesjian Art Center, a multimillion-dollar project by Cafesjian Foundation, at Cascade, in the center of Yerevan.