Nalbandian: Racism and racial discrimination, xenophobia and intolerance grossly violate human dignity and give rise to tensions within and between societies. That is why the fight against them became one of the main priorities of our chairmanship.
The government of Lebanon plans to issue a commemorative stamp picturing the Genocide Monument at Bikfaya, Lebanon, in order to commemorate the 100th Anniversary of the Armenian Genocide, Asbarez reports.
On Friday, December 6, Lebanon's Minister of Telecommunications Nicolas Sahnawi visited the Catholicos of the Great House of Cilicia, His Holiness Aram I. During the visit, His Holiness spoke of the Genocide and explained the meaning of the monument, erected in 1965 to commemorate its 50th anniversary.
Catholicos Aram I then expressed his gratitude to the people of Lebanon for their solidarity at the time and proposed that the Ministry of Telecommunications issue commemorative stamps with the picture of the Genocide Monument.
The Minister welcomed the proposal and promised to implement the project at the beginning of 2014.