2010-09-01 08:42:00

ArmInfo. On September 1, the Day of Knowledge, doors of Armenians
schools opened before over 37,000 first-graders. For the first time
this year the Armenian teachers will swear.

Today's morning in Yerevan was special. People in the streets were
mostly in white and with flowers. Even buses in the streets were
decorated with balloons on occasion of the Knowledge Day. The Road
Police of Armenia has announced "Safe Road Traffic" days for September
1-10. Head of the Patrol Department, Colonel Norayr Sargsyan says
"Safe Road Traffic" will be held throughout Armenia under motto
"Attention Children!!" These days the Road Police is especially
attentive to traffic near schools. In addition, one can see refreshed
accident preventives installed on the roads near schools.

The Armenian Apostolic Church did not remain indifferent to the Day
of Knowledge either. On August 31 Catholicos Karekin II served a
service on occasion of the Knowledge Day at the Mother See of Holy
Etchmiadzin. In addition, today on September 1 Armenian Defense
Minister Seyran Ohanyan, Chief of the General Staff of the Armenian
Army Yuri Khachaturov and other top military officials will hold
lessons of courage at schools. Minister Ohanyan will visit the school
#55 after A. Chekhov. As for the President of Armenia Serzh Sargsyan,
he personally awarded Armenians honor students 2009-2010, laureates
of international Olympiads, the winners of Math Kangaroo Contest on
August 31. Today, the president addressed all the teachers, pupils
and their parents on occasion of the Knowledge Day.

From: A. Papazian