07.10.2019 • Ceremony of Presenting Armenian Passports held at the Consulate General in Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES - On October 2, a ceremony of granting Armenian citizenship passports was held at the Consulate General of Armenia. Ambassador Armen Baibourtian, Consul General in Los Angeles, handed Armenian passports over to Laura Stanton and Elizabeth McKenzie Stanton. Laura Stanton is a famous television personality and a two-time Emmy nominated travel host for TV series titled Laura McKenzie's Traveler.

26.09.2019 • Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan’s Keynote Speech at Armenia-California Business Symposium and His Visit to Silicon Valley

The Prime Minister's visit to California was characterized as historic not only in terms of unprecedented public meeting with the largest Armenian community in the U.S., but also due to its impact on enhancement of trade-economic and investment factors in Armenia -California relationships. Shaping of the institutionalized partnership with the fifth largest economy in the world elevated with this visit the level of relations between Armenia and California on a much higher level.


On September 22, Armenia’s Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan visited California. This was Nikol Pashinyan’s inaugural visit to the West Coast of the United States as Prime Minister of Armenia. It had historic importance in several respects.

27.07.2019 • Meeting with the President of World Trade Center in Los Angeles Stephen Cheung

On July 25, Ambassador Armen Baibourtian, Consul General of Armenia had a meeting with Stephen Cheung, President of World Trade Center in Los Angeles and Executive Vice President of LA Economic Development Corporation.

25.07.2019 • Working Visit to California

On the second day of his visit to Los Angeles Ambassador Varuzhan Nersesyanmet with the leadership of the ANCA Western Region. Chairperson of the ANCA Western Region Nora Hovsepian briefed the Ambassador on the organization’s close partnership with the Consulate General of Armenia in Los Angeles, ANCA’s initiatives at raising the awareness about the Armenian genocide through educational programs, and the campaign towards the recognition of Artsakh Republic. The interlocutors discussed the role of the Armenian-American community in enhancing Armenia-U.S. bilateral relations, as well as strengthening cooperation between the ANCA and Armenian diplomatic missions in the U.S.

24.07.2019 • Working Visit to the West Coast

Ambassador Varuzhan Nersesyan is in Los Angeles on his first working visit to the West Coast as Armenia’s Ambassador to the United States. On July 24 AmbassadorNersesyan, joined by Consul General of Armenia in Los Angles Ambassador Armen Baibourtian, met with the Eparch (Bishop) of the Armenian Catholic Eparchy of the United States & Canada Mikaël Mouradian and members of the parish council. The interlocutors discussed the scope of activities of the Eparchy, prospect for enhancing further cooperation between Armenia and the Diaspora, as well as the dynamics of Armenia-U.S relations.

22.07.2019 • Meeting with the delegation of ALD Central Committee

On July 22nd, Ambassador Armen Baibourtian, Consul General of Armenia in Los Angeles received the delegation of ALD Central Committee headed by Dr. Raffi Balian.

08.06.2019 • Meeting With The Business, Tech and Professional Community of California

On June 1st Minister of High-Technological Industry of Armenia Hakob Arshakyan met with business, tech, and professional community’s of California.

04.06.2019 • Meeting With the Community members at the Consulate General of Armenia

Consul General Dr. Armen Baibourtian welcomed the Minister of Transport, Communication and Information Technologies Hakob Arshakyan at the meeting with the community members and Glendale city officials.

24.05.2019 • Consul General Baibourtian participated in the California International Trade Forum

On May 22-23, Consul General Dr. Armen Baibourtian took part in the international forum organized by the California Chamber of Commerce in Sacramento, California. The event was attended by state leaders, senior officials from the U.S. Department of Commerce, leaders of public and private companies and Consuls General from different countries.

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