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Presidential Palace, Yerevan

 

Presidential Palace, Yerevan

The Presidential Palace

The Residence of the President of the Republic of Armenia (Armenian: Հայաստանի Հանրապետության նախագահի նստավայր; Hayastani Hanrapetut'yun Nakhagahi Nstavayr) is located on 26 Baghramyan Avenue, Yerevan. It was designed by Mark Grigoryan as the premises for the Council of Ministers of the Armenian Soviet Socialist Republic and completed in 1951.[1]

Interior

The Entrance Hall, which links the old and new parts of the building, contains cabinets where souvenirs given to the President of Armenia by visiting foreign dignitaries are on display.

The Green Chamber is a meeting room where the President of Armenia meets Prime Ministers of his country, foreign ministers, Speakers of Parliament and foreign ambassadors.

The Round Chamber is where ambassadors to Armenia are accredited by the President.

The Gilded Chamber is where the President of Armenia holds meetings with foreign heads of state. Spiritual leaders (such as the Archbishop of Canterbury, the Pope and the Patriarch of Moscow) are also met by the President in this Chamber.

The Grand Chamber is used by the President of Armenia to host official receptions, official dinners, award ceremonies and press conferences.

The Small Hall is used for meetings with high level foreign dignitaries.

The Blue Room is used for meetings chaired by the President. Joint press conferences when the President of Armenia has a foreign guest are also held here.

The Meeting Room is used by the President for negotiations conducted in the framework of visits by foreign dignitaries.

The Fireplace Chamber and the White Room are used for meetings. [2]

The New Administration building

Adjacent to the original building is a newer part of the Palace. It contains a Conference Room, a Meeting Room and the President's office. [2]

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