Suren Papikyan

15 November, 2021 has been appointed Minister of Defence of RA

Born on April 26, 1986, in Stepanavan, RA

Activities

High School N54 in Yerevan, history teacher

Quantum College, teacher

Yerevan Council of Elders, expert from Yelk faction

Minister of Territorial Administration and Development of the Republic of Armenia

Minister of Territorial Administration and Infrastructure of the Republic of Armenia

Appointed Deputy Prime Minister of the Republic of Armenia by the decree of the President of the Republic Armenia

Appointed Minister of Defence of the Republic of Armenia by the decree of the President of the Republic Armenia

Education

Yerevan State University, Faculty of History (conscripted to army during education), bachelor's degree in history, pedagogy

Yerevan State University, Faculty of History, Master's degree

St. Petersburg State University, postgraduate course

Other activity

2018 - A member-initiator of the "My Step" movement, which started on March 31, 2018, leading to a non-violent, popular velvet revolution in April-May.
He is the chairman of the Board of the "Civil Contract" party.

 

2021 November 6 Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Yerevan State University․

 

Married․