Tourism students go on sightseeing tours in Armenia funded by Areximbank-Gazprombank Group
YEREVAN, May 15. /ARKA/. Areximbank-Gazprombank Group has funded a four-day sightseeing tour across Armenia in May for the third-year students of tourism department, Russian-Armenian (Slavonic) University, the press office of the bank reported.
Gagik Sukhudyan, senior lecturer at Career Center of the university, said the tour has been the first long-lasting practical work for the students.
Among unique sights and historic places visited were Noravank Monastery Complex of XIII century with unique bas-reliefs and the only image of the godhead in the world, an ancient necropolis Karahunj, ancient time hotel Selim where travelers and merchants stayed on their way from the West to the East (part of the Silky Road), the biggest graveyard of khach-qars (cross stones) in Noratus village with the oldest one dated V century.
Sukhudyan expressed gratitude to the bank for the unique opportunity.
Advisor to general director of Areximbank-Gazprombank Group Yelena Markova, in her turn, said the bank pays attention to supporting students in its social responsibility projects.
Areximbank – Gazprombank Group founded in 1998 is owned by Russian Gazprombank. It has successfully certified for compliance with international requirements of ISO 9001: 2008. The bank has 16 branches, 9 in regions of Armenia and 7 in the capital Yerevan. -0-