August 27, 2020 – 19:03 AMT
PanARMENIAN.Net – President Armen Sarkissian on Thursday, August 27 signed a decree to award Hagop (Hrayr) Hovaguimian, MD the title of the National Hero of Armenia, the Health Ministry has revealed.
Dr. Hovaguimian is receiving the Order of Fatherland for saving many lives, his exclusive role and efforts in the healthcare system and his selflessness, as well as for creating an innovative medical center for complex heart surgeries and educating new specialists.
The title of the National Hero is awarded “for outstanding services of national importance to the Republic of Armenia in defense and strengthening of the state system and creation of important national values.”
19 individuals have so far received the honors.