Yerevan/Mediamax/. Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan left on a working visit to Marseilles today.
According to Mediamax’s information, on December 8, the President is going to take part in the opening of Consulate General of Armenia in Marseilles.
According to Nouvelles d’Armenie, Swiss businessman of Armenian descent, co-founder and CEO of Franck Muller Swiss watch brand, Vartan Sirmakes, will hold the post of Consul General of Armenia in Marseilles.
Mediamax reports that Vartan Sirmakes was once one of the owners of Yerevan Ararat football club.
On 1 December 2011, the government of Armenia approved the President’s draft law on establishing a Consulate General in Marseilles.