YEREVAN – On September 17, Yerevan hosted the first Armenian Democratic Liberal Party (ADL or Ramgavar) Youth Alliance Forum, attended by ADL members, Armenians from both the Diaspora and the Republic of Armenia, leaders of the ADL Central Executive Committee and the Supreme Council, as well as representatives of Tekeyan Cultural Association from around the world.
The purpose of the Youth Forum was to present to the party members and guests the activities that the younger members of the party have been carrying out during the past months. It showcased future projects, raised questions and issues of concern for the young people. It also attempted to provide solutions together with implementation methods.
The opening speeches were made by Chairman of the Central Board of the Liberal Democratic Party of Armenia Hagop Avetikian, Chairman of the ADL Supreme Council Vartan Nazerian, and Edmond Y. Azadian, member of the Supreme Council of the ADL as well as Chairman of the Central Board of the Tekeyan Cultural Association of the United States and Canada.
In their talks, they highlighted the role of youth in the party, and highly appreciated their enthusiastic activities in the regional clubs, where they remain loyal to party ideology and principles.
At the end of the event, 100 young men and women joined the ADL ranks, solemnly taking their oaths.