Anna Hakobyan hosted Honorary Consul of Armenia in Toronto Van Lapoyan

18 April, 2019
Anna Hakobyan, spouse of the Prime Minister of Armenia, Chair of the Board of Trustees of “My Step” and “City of Smile” charitable foundations received Van Lapoyan, Honorary Consul of Armenia in Toronto, and Canadian-Armenian benefactors Khoren Mardoyan and Hayk Lapoyan.

Hovhannes Ghazaryan, Executive Director of “My Step” Foundation was present at the meeting. Van Lapoyan asked for details on the activities of “My Step” foundation, emphasizing that many Armenian businessmen in Canada would like to participate in the foundation’s projects. Anna Hakobyan said that the Foundation’s directions are broad and comprehensive.

“All the programs are based on education. Our goal is to achieve serious changes through long-term programs, to improve people’s standard of living, to change their mentality,“ Hovhannes Ghazaryan said.

At the request of Van Lopoyan, Hovhannes Ghazaryan introduced the main directions of the program “Plastic Free Armenia”. Ghazaryan emphasized that the program is in the stage of implementation and the main goal is to achieve behavioral change among the general public so that people refuse to apply plastic bags.

Issues related to the strengthening of Armenia-Diaspora ties were also discussed at the meeting.

18 April, 2019