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David Nalbandian in Armenia
Legendary Argentinean Armenian tennis player David Nalbandian arrived in Yerevan last night.
This is David Nalbandian’s first visit to historic Motherland. He arrived in Armenia at the invitation of the President of the Tennis Federation of Armenia, MP Harutyun Pambukyan and famous Argentinean Armenian businessman Eduardo Ernekian. He will spend three days in Armenia.
On September 29 a reception in honor of world-known Argentinean Armenian tennis player David Nalbandian was organized in Buenos Ayres on the occasion of granting him a passport of special status of residence in the Republic of Armenia.
The reception was attended by the Deputy Minister of Sport of Buenos Ayres Francisca Irarasaval, Chairman of the Economic Development Commission of the Parliament of Buenos Ayres Andrea Makhyan, member of the Chamber of Deputies of the Parliament of the State of Buenos Ayres Sergio Nahapetyan, Former Minister of Security of the State of Buenos Ayres Leon Carlos Arslanyan, national benefactors Eduardo Seferyan and Armen Metsaturyan, famous doctor Daniel Stambulyan, known politician and economist Carlos Melkonyan, other celebrated figures of the Argentinean Armenian community.
Armenian Ambassador Vladimir Karmirshalyan came forth with a speech, congratulating David Nalbandian on behalf of the authorities and thousands of his fans in Armenia and handed him the passport of special residence status. The Armenian Ambassador wished success to the sportsman, who currently ranks 7th in the world rating list.
Greatly inspires and excited, David Nalbandian expressed gratitude to the Armenian authorities and informed that during his visit to Armenia he would hold a special “master class” for Armenian tennis players.
The next day, on September 30, the event at the Armenian Embassy was largely covered by local media.
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