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April 1 2011

Armenian President congratulates Assyrian community on Kha-B'Nisan holiday


April 01, 2011 | 16:54

Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan congratulated the Assyrian community
of Armenia on the occasion of Kha-B'Nissan (New Year) holiday.

`I cordially congratulate the Assyrians of Armenia on the occasion of
Kha-B'Nissan-New Year holiday.

New Year means new aspirations and new dreams, new plans and ideas. I
wish that the New Year brings new success and new achievements to the
Assyrian community of Armenia so that the inheritors of the ancient
and great Assyrian cultural heritage in Armenia not only preserve it,
but also further develop and enrich their native tongue and culture.

The Armenian-Assyrian versatile ties, as well as our historical and
cultural similarities have ages-long history and precious to us.

Symbols of this holiday - awakening of nature and fertility - are dear
to us all. This is a holiday of our friends and kin, of the worthy
citizens of Armenia and our entire nation shares with our Assyrian
brothers and sisters the joy of this holiday,' the President said in a
congratulatory message to the Assyrian community, the presidential
press service informed Armenian News-NEWS.am.




From: A. Papazian