Lernik L. Ghalayan
Lernik L. Ghalayan
Standing Committee on Defense, Security and Law Enforcement (deputy chair)
Electoral system, district Proportional
Date of birth 21.08.1972
Political Party No party affiliation
Faction "Free Motherland-UCA"
E-mail: l.ghalayan@nankr.am

Born on August 21, 1972 in the city of Stepanakert

1989 – Finished the secondary school No1 in Stepanakert

1989 – Entered the Law Faculty of the Yerevan State University

1990 - Enlisted in Artsakh self-defense struggle, entering the Etchmiadzin Yerkrapah volunteers’ detachment

1994 - Graduated from the university with a profession of a lawyer

1994-1998 - Continued service in the same military unit, participated as a lawyer in army building, Defense Army formation

1998 - Demobilized from the NKR Defense Army

On June 18, 2000 was elected a deputy of the NKR National Assembly of the 3rd convocation from Stepanakert constituency No 9, Deputy Chair of the NA Standing Committee on State and Legal Affairs

Since 1998 - Member of the Board of YVU of the Republic of Armenia

2007 - Appointed Chair of the Sports Committee under the Government

2008 – Assistant to the Chief of Staff of the NKR President’s Office

2016 - Elected President of the Artsakh Karate Do Federation. Masters in Eastern martial arts, possesses Shotokan Karate-do martial arts zone 4th dan black belt

In the March 31, 2020 parliamentary elections was elected a deputy of the Republic of Artsakh National Assembly of the 7th convocation by the proportional list of the «Free Motherland-UCA» bloc of parties

Married, has three children

Awarded the «Battle Cross» Order of the 1st degree (NKR Presidential Decree No. 28 of May 8, 1998), the «Vazgen Sargsyan» Order of the RA YVU (2002), the «Vazgen Sargsyan» Medal of the RA Ministry of Defense (2003), the RA «Combat Service» medal (2007), NKR MH «Mother's Gratitude» medal (2007), RA Ministry of Defense «Armed Forces 20 years» medal (2012), RA VUV « 5th Brigade 20 years» medal (2012) , RA YVU «YVU 25 Years» Medal (2015), RA Ministry of Defense Medal of Courage (2016), RA Nominal Weapon (2016)