ArmInfo.Armenia's Minister of Culture Armen Amiryan told about the plans for 2017. "In 2017 we plan to finish reconstruction of 7 cultural and historical monuments. Our priority task is not only to ensure maintenance and restoration of monuments but also to make them profitable facilities developing qualitative infrastructure around them," the Minister noted.
He also informed with pleasure that dream of creating a Pan-Armenian symphonic orchestra is becoming a reality and this will become a platform for unity. According to him 2017 will be a year of culture.
He also informed that that the state non-commercial organization "Cultural Reserve- Museums and Historical Environment Protection Service" will have a new director. According to him the audit in the organization is finished, the current director Vladimir Poghosyan is in hospital now and can not be dismissed according to legislation, however the audit revealed a number of financial abuses in the organization. At the same time the Minister stressed that audits will be held in all the state non-commercial organizations.
Amiryan also informed that Armenian National Cinema Center will be dissolved and a new agency will be established on its place.