In today's diversification era, as the mainstream media designated by three United Nations organizations, Home and Abroad News Press introduced “The News Person of the Year” prize to recognize individual’s great contributions in promoting the harmonious progress of the international community, demonstrating great spirits in reform and innovation as well as enhancing the strong synergy of “self advancement and dedication”. Recommended by Home and Abroad News Press and other mainstream media, “2017 Home and Abroad News Press – News Person of the Year” award receivers are:
Ambassador Manasaryan is a senior diplomat and politician who served as the Armenian Deputy Foreign Minister in charge of Asian affairs. After becoming the ambassador to China in March 2016, Mr. Manasaryan fully utilizes his wisdom and diplomatic networks to promote China and Armenia’s cooperation in political, economic, social and cultural sectors with great success. The two countries maintained good friendship and partnership with high level of political mutual trust. In 2017, bilateral trade between China and Armenia was 436 million U.S. dollars, increased 12.4% over last year.