YEREVAN — President of the Republic of Armenia, and co-founder of Luys Foundation, Serzh Sargsyan hosted this week a reception for Luys Foundation scholarship recipients for the academic year 2017-2018. The meeting was attended by students supported by the Luys Foundation, many of whom have attended the world’s best universities.
The scholarship holders presented to the President of Armenia the projects and activities completed under the Develop Armenia Together Program, as well as their first initiatives and achievements implemented in an effort to put at the Homeland’s service the knowledge and experience gained in the best world’s best universities.
The president presented Luys scholarship certificates to those students recently enrolled in higher education institutions. Note that scholarships have been awarded to 60 students from top eight universities of the world in 2017-2018.
Sargsyan congratulated the students and wished them every success in their studies. The President expressed readiness to answer the questions of interest to the participants of the meeting and asked about their plans and ideas.
“I take any opportunity to meet with young people and talk to them as I am sure that this is one of the best ways to keep a hand on the pulse of our country and society, because they have a keen eye; they can see too far and know the best way of navigating in a rapidly changing world.
Of course, what I mean is not an abstract feeling. I think that any person who closely follows our policy can see that the development of education and science has for many years been our chief concern. Luys Foundation, TUMO Creative Technologies Center or, to be precise, the network of centers considering that such centers are currently available not only in Yerevan, but also in Gyumri, Dilijan, Stepanakert and recently in Noyemberyan. I think that in the foreseeable future we will start such work in Vanadzor and other cities of the Republic.