Armenian defence minister’s flag passed to Davit Tonoyan

12 May, 2018
Under the established procedure, the solemn ceremony of inaugurating the new defence minister of Armenia was held at the Ministry of Defence on 12 May.

Former Defence Minister Vigen Sargsyan handed over the ministerial flag to the newly appointed minister, David Tonoyan.

Prior to the ceremony, Sargsyan briefed Tonoyan on the work done during the past year and a half, including the tasks, directions and programmes.

Following the handover ceremony, Defence Minister Davit Tonoyan and Vigen Sargsyan, accompanied by high-ranking officer of the Armed Forces, paid a visit to the Yerablur Military Cemetery to pay tribute to the memories of Armenian National Hero Vazgen Sargsyan, General Andranik Ozanian and those who had sacrificed their lives for the independence and freedom of the Homeland.