Artur A. Aghabekyan
Artur A. Aghabekyan
Date of birth 24.11.1963

Born on November 24, 1963 in the village of Metz Tagher of Hadrout district

1986 - Graduated from the Yerevan Polytechnic Institute with a degree in electrical engineering

1986-1988 - Research associate at the scientific and production association ”Armagromechanization”

1988-1994 - Participated in the Artsakh liberation struggle. He was the first commander of the Hadrout Defense District of the NKR, then the head of the 4th department of the headquarters of the NKR Defense Army

December 28, 1991 - Elected deputy to the NKR Supreme Council of the first convocation from the Hadrout constituency No 40

1992 - Advisor to the first Chairman of the Supreme Council of the Nagorno-Karabakh Autonomous Region

1992-1996 - Commander of the 1st defense district of the NKR Defense Army

1997-1999 - Commander of the 1st South-East Brigade of the Defensive Area

1999 - Appointed Minister of Internal Affairs of the NKR

1999 - Head of the Department of Regional Integration under the Government of the Republic of Armenia

2000 - Deputy Minister of Defense of the Republic of Armenia. Awarded the rank of Major-General

2003 - Presidential decree awarded the rank of Lieutenant-General

May 12, 2007 - Elected to the NA by proportional electoral system from the ARF party

June 7, 2007 - May 21, 2009 - Chairman of the Standing Committee on Defense, National Security and Internal Affairs of the National Assembly of the Republic of Armenia

2012-2017 - Vice-Premier of the NKR

Has the title "Hero of Artsakh"

Married, has three children

Awarded the Order of the Golden Eagle (August 31, 2017), the Order of the NKR "Battle Cross" of the 1st degree, the Order of the RA "Battle Cross" of the 2nd degree (08.05.1996.), the medals"Vachagan Barepasht" (30.08. 2011г. .), "For courage" and "Drastamat Kanayan", a commemorative medal "Marshal Baghramyan - 100"