The new Government of Lebanon was announced on Tuesday 21 January 2020, under the leadership of Prime Minister Hassan Diab.
Lebanese Armenian Vartine Ohanian was appointed as Minister of Youth and Sports in this new Government.
Biography of Minister of Youth and Sports Vartine Ohanian:
Born in Bourj Hammoud, Mount Lebanon, in 1984
Married to Engineer Ara Kevorkian
2002: Lebanese Baccalaureate (Social and Economic Sciences Branch).
2005: BA in Social Sciences (BA in Education) – Lebanese University
2017: Project Management Diploma – Haigazian University CCE
2017-2019: Director of the Lebanese Armenian “Zvartnots” Educational and Rehabilitation Center for People with Special Needs.
2013-2017: Social counsellor and administrative coordinator at the “Zarantnots” Educational and Rehabilitation Center for People with Special Needs.
2007–2008: Social worker at the Armenian Orthodox Diocese in Lebanon.
2006–2008: Social worker at the Bird’s Nest Armenian Orphanage in Byblos, Lebanon.