Ambassador

H.E. Mr. KAREN GRIGORIAN

Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary
of the Republic of Armenia to the Arab Republic of Egypt

 

Date and Place of Birth
August 15, 1968, Yerevan, Armenia.

Education
1985 – 1992 Yerevan State University, Faculty of Oriental Studies ArabStudies Department,

1993 – Institute of Diplomatic Studies of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Egypt,

2003 – George Marshall European Center for Security Studies.

Professional experience
1994 - 1995 Attaché, Middle East Department, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Armenia,

1995 – 1997 Third Secretary, Consulate General of Armenia in Aleppo,

1997 – 1999 Second Secretary, Middle East Department, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Armenia,

1999 – 2001 Second Secretary, Embassy of Armenia in Lebanon,

2001 – 2002 Second Secretary, Embassy of Armenia in Syria,

2002 – 2004 Second Secretary, Acting Head of Arab Countries and Israel, Division, Middle East Department Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Armenia,

2004 – 2005 First Secretary, Americas Department Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Armenia,

2005 – 2006 First Secretary, Acting Head of Arab Countries and Israel Division Middle East Department Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Armenia,

2006 – 2009 Counsellor, Acting DCM, Embassy of Armenia in Syria,

2006 – 2007 Charge d՛Affairs, Embassy of Armenia in Syria,

2009 – 2011 Head of Arab Countries and Israel Division Middle East Department Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Armenia,

2011 – 2014 Consul General of Armenia in Aleppo,

2014 – 2018 Ambassador of Armenia to Iraq,

2018 Ambassador of Armenia to Egypt.

Awards
2013 Mkhitar Gosh medal from the President of Armenia.

Diplomatic Rank
Minister-Counsellor.

Foreign languages
Russian, English, Arabic.

Marital Status
Married with two children.
 

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