Ambassador Armen Yeganian and prof. Uğur Ümit Üngör
On September 7 Ambassador Armen Yeganian visited Toronto, where he participated in several events.
Ambassador Yeganian attended a holy liturgy served by Rev. Archpriest Fr. Zareh Zargarian of Toronto’s Holy Trinity Church, which was followed by the sermon of the Primate of the Armenian Diocese of Canada Abgar Hovakimian. Afterwards Ambassador was present at a lecture on “Armenian Genocide and Modern Turkey: problems and possible solutions” by Uğur Ümit Üngör, a Turkish Professor of Utrecht University.
The same evening Ambassador Yeganian participated in a forum entitled “The Mining Industry In Armenia And The Role Of Canadian Mining Companies”, where he offered a speech on the business environment of Armenia and Armenian-Canadian trade relations. The keynote speakers of the forum were the chief executives of Dundee Precious Metals Inc. and its Armenian subsidiary Deno Gold Mining, one of the biggest mining companies in Armenia. CEO Rick Howes spoke about the investments, environmental responsibility and corporate culture and Mr. Hratch Jabrayan, Director of Deno Gold, talked about the know-how, professional etiquette and number of projects implemented in Kapan community.