I had the honor this week of hosting Mr. Yeghia Mansuryan and Mr. Suren Vardanyants at City Hall. The two diplomats were representing the Consulate General of Armenia.
The City of Los Angeles greatly values its Armenian community -- which has enriched our City in every field and area imaginable. The community has actively contributed to the growth and prosperity of our great City.
Several years ago, my predecessor traveled to Yerevan and established our Sister City relationship and strengthened our ties with the Armenian community.
On behalf of the City of Los Angeles, I celebrate Armenian Independence from Soviet rule.
PHOTO: Yeghia Mansuryan, Mitch O'Farrell, Suren Vardanyants, Tom LaBonge