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Construction Underway for New Manuscript Depository
Construction Underway for New Manuscript Depository
  • 22 09 2009
  • On September 22, His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians offered the Service of Blessing the Foundation, for the new Vatche and Tamar Manoukian Manuscript Depository (Matenadaran) at the Mother See. The new Matenadaran is being built through the generosity of Mr. and Mrs. Vatchй and Tamar Manoukian of London, England. Present for the ceremony were Mr. Tigran Sargsian, Prime-Minister of the Republic of Armenia and the benefactor Mr. Vatchй Manoukian. The architect is Mr. Artak Ghulian and the building is being constructed by the Spitak Toun company of Armenia.