The Ministry Of High Tech Industry Of The Republic Of Armenia
The Ministry Of High Tech Industry
Of The Republic Of Armenia

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Mkhitar Hayrapetyan

Date and Place of Birth

May 15, 1990, Yerevan

Education

  • 2011-2013- Yerevan State University, Faculty of Oriental Studies, division of “Turkey”, Master’s degree
  • 2012-2013- Member of Student Scientific Society of the Faculty of the Oriental Studies and Student Council of the YSU
  • 2007-2011- Yerevan State University, Faculty of Oriental Studies, Department of “Turkey”, Bachelor degree

Work Experience

  • From 2023 – Minister of High-Tech Industry of the RA
  • 2021-2023 - Executive Director of "My Step" charitable foundation.
  • 2019-2021- Elected Member of the National Assembly of the RA in the "My Step" parliamentary faction. He chaired the RA National Assembly's Standing Committee on Education, Science, Culture, Diaspora, Youth and Sports, and was also the head of the Armenian delegation at the "Euronest" Parliamentary Assembly
  • 2018-2019 – Minister of Diaspora of the RA
  • 2016-2018 - Founding President of “Civic Education and Youth Development Center” NGO
  • 2010-2017- Alongside social and political activities, worked in several local newspapers as an expert on the Middle East, particularly Turkey
  • 2011- Cofounder of the “Association of Young Politicians”, Vice President of the organization until 2015.

Other activities

  • 2019-2023 - President of the Yerevan Chess Federation.
  • 2021-2022 - Member of the Executive Committee of the Football Federation of Armenia, from 2023 to date - Chairman of the FFA Beneficiaries Committee
  • 2021 to date - member of the Board of Trustees of Yerevan State University
  • 2022-2023 - Member of the Board of Trustees of the "Matenadaran" Mesrop Mashtots Research Institute of Ancient Manuscripts Foundation

Founding member of "Civil Contract" party.

Knowledge of languages

Armenian, English, Russian, Turkish

Married.