YEREVAN, October 31. /ARKA/. Armenia’s prime minister Tigran Sargsyan appointed Garnik Petrosyan a deputy minister of agriculture, the government said Wednesday.
Garnik Petrosyan was born on 1 June 1958. In 1981 he graduated fr om Armenian Agricultural Institute, wh ere he studied at the Department of Agrarian Studies. He worked as an agronomist in Masis district of Armenia, in 1991-96 he hold a position of a chief of agricultural management department at Masis regional community executive, in 1996-1999 he ran the office of agricultural management and nature protection department at Ararat region administration.
From 1999 to 2003 Petrosyan was at the helm of crop cultivation department at Agriculture Ministry, and in 2003- 2008 he was a head of crop cultivation, forestry and herb protection at Agriculture Ministry.
From March 2010 to April 2012 Petrosyan was a national advisor to FAO program. —0-