Armenia: Five New Provincial Governors
Six Provincial Governors (Marzpet) in Armenia will voluntarily resign on July 1.
The following five names have been announced as replacements.
Ararat: Civil Contract party board member and mayor of Nor Kyank Garik Sargsyan will replace Aramayis Grigoryan
Kotayk: Civil Contract Abovyan Regional Council member Romanos Petrosyan will replace Karapet Gouloyan
Tavoush: Ijevan Municipal Councilman Vahe Ghaloumyan will replace Hovik Abovyan
Gegharkounik: Ishkhan Saghatelyan, an ARF candidate in the 2017 parliamentary election, will replace Karen Botoyan
Shirak: Karen Saroukhanyan will be appointed Provincial Governor
Vayots Dzor: No one has yet been named to replace Haroutyun Sargsyan
Lori: No one has yet been named to replace Artur Nalbandyan, who’s already stepped down.
Photos (clockwise from top): Gagik Sargsyan, Romanos Petrosyan, Ishkhan Saghatelyan, Vahe Ghaloumyan