The founder of Party PA

Gagik Tsarukyan was born on 25th November 1956 in the village of Arinj, Kotayk region.
In 1989 he graduated from the Armenian State Institute of Physical Culture. Achieved great success in the sport; In 1996, became world champion in arm wrestling, and in the 1998 became the champion of Europe.
On 2004 Gagik Tsarukyan led the National Olympic Committee of Armenia. Under his leadership in recent years, Armenian athletes have shown excellent results in the world and European championships. At 2008 in Olympic Games in Beijing, our athletes won six Olympic medals.
In 1990-2000 years Gagik Tsarukyan was engaged in business: becoming one of the most famous people of Armenia in this area. 1990-1992 he was executive director of the "Armenia" company. In the 1995 Gagik Tsarukyan founded "Multi Group" concern, which included today about 40 companies. In this structure, in general, operate more than 20,000 employees.
Political activities Gagik Tsarukyan started with in 2002. In 2003 elected as the majoritarian deputy to the National Assembly of RA, and in 2004 founded "Prosperous Armenia" party. The party now has a major role in the political life of Armenia. In 2007 the first time participating in the parliamentary elections, "Prosperous Armenia" formed the National Assembly's second largest faction. In the coalition government to "Prosperous Armenia" entrusted ministries of Sports and Youth Affairs, Labor and Social Affairs, Health and Urban Development.

At the parliamentary elections of 2012 Prosperous Armenia Party, led by Gagik Tsarukyan, got 450 thousand votes from our compatriots, winning 37 seats in the parliament; the second largest faction. After 2012 parliamentary elections Prosperous Armenia Party refused to join the ruling political coalition. Gagik Tsarukyan led the Prosperous Armenia Party till 5 March 2015. On March 5 at the extraordinary meeting of the PAP Tsarukyan resigned as party leader, announcing his resignation from big politics. 
Gagik Tsarukyan known to the society also with his large-scale charitable programs. From 2003 “Gagik Tsarukyan” charitable foundation is working. During these years, the strategic directions of the foundation are:
The construction of churches
Help to educational institutions and the support of youth initiatives
Support for socially vulnerable segments of the population
Implementation of programs for community development
Tribute honors to the famous people in science, culture, arts and sports
Multilateral support to areas of physical culture and sports
Gagik Tsarukyan is married and has 6 children.

GAGIK TSARUKYAN’S SPEECH ON PAP 6TH CONGRESS
03/17/2012

Dear President of Armenia!

Distinguished guests, colleagues at the party!                                                                                                     

I did not prepared deployed...

CONGRATULATORY MESSAGE OF PAP PRESIDENT GAGIK TSARUKYAN ON THE OCCASION OF MARCH 8TH
03/07/2012

This beautiful day shall bring a fresh breath of spring to all Armenian homes, giving love, solidarity and peace

GAGIK TSARUKYAN SENT A CONGRATULATORY MESSAGE TO VLADIMIR PUTIN
03/05/2012

Let me heartily and sincerely congratulate you on your remarkable and convincing victory in the election of the President of the Russian Federation

CONGRATULATORY MESSAGE OF ”PROSPEROUS ARMENIA" PARTY PRESIDENT GAGIK TSARUKYAN ON THE OCCASION OF THE ARMENIAN ARMY DAY
01/28/2012

I cordially congratulate you on the occasion of 20 years of Armenian Army formation. 28th of January is one of the most important holidays in the history of the Third Republic of Armenia.
Exactly 20 years ago were set basis for the formation of the Armenian army, the army, which is...

PAP PRESIDENT GAGIK TSARUKYAN ADDRESSED THE LETTER TO SENATE OF FRANCE PRESIDENT JEAN-PIERRE BEL
01/24/2012

Please accept our deepest appreciation from the political council of "Prosperous Armenia" party, PAP faction in the National Assembly of the Republic of Armenia and personally from me for adoption of the law subject to criminal prosecution for denying the Armenian Genocide

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