Representatives of the Armenian branch of the International Academy of Sciences of Nature and Society today visited Gyumri at the head of academician Rafael Melik-Ohanjanyan.
The latter said the academicians' visit was aimed at bestowing the title of an academician on the mayor of Gyumri, Vardan Ghukasyan.
The academicians congratulated the Mayor and referred to the recent changes in the city. They said Vardan Ghukasyan was granted the title for his researches as well as for the fruitful social activities.
The guests promised to open a branch of the Academy in Gyumri.
Vardan Ghukasyan thanked the academicians for the title saying it commits him to new deeds for the sake of the city.
Tsayg TV, Gyumri