13 June 2014
23/6/2014. More than 25 AGBU Sofia Board members, YP’s and friends invited to a farewell dinner Archimendrite Abgar Ovakimian prior to his departure to Canada where he was elected as the new Primate of the Armenian Apostolic Diocese of Canada.
During the friendly and emotional dinner, AGBU Sofia chairperson Mrs. Sonia Avakian – Bedrossian presented on behalf of AGBU – Sofia Board a beautiful commemorative plaque to Hayr Sourp Abgar Vartabed together with a hand painted icon with Virgin Mary. Each of the present congratulated Hayr Sourp personally wishing him good luck in his spiritual work as the new elected Primate of the Armenian Apostolic Church Diocese in Canada.