Karen Shahramanyan


Minister of Urban Planning of AR

In office since

Curriculum Vitae

Date and Place of Birth
July 16,1973 t. Askeran, NKR

1990 entered the "Highway Construction" Faculty of Yerevan Architectural Institute.
1991 moved to Artsakh to participate in military operations as a member of Askeran self-defence detachment.
1993 continued his education in Artsakh State University
1996 graduated from Artsakh State University receiving qualification of an engineer.

Career Experience
1992-1998 served in the ranks of the NKR Defence Army, has the military rank of a senior lieutenant.
1998 started working in the NKR Ministry of Urban Planning as a leading specialist.
1999-2002 occupied the post of the head of "Policy of Engineering, Highways, Housing and Communal Economy" department.
2002 was appointed Head of Certification Department of NKR Ministry of Urban Planning and Industrial Infrastructure Development.
2005 was appointed Head of NKR Urban Planning Ministry Staff.
2006 held the post of a Deputy Minister.
2008 March-June, occupied the post of Chief of "Construction Programmes Implementation Office" SNCO of Stepanakert Municipality.
2008 June-August, worked as Chief of "Capital Construction" SNCO of NKR Urban Planning Ministry.
2008 August, was appointed Head of "Capital Construction" Department of NKR Government Staff.
2010 on July 16 by the decree of the NKR President was appointed the NKR Urban Planning Minister.
2012 on September 22 by the decree of the NKR President was appointed the NKR Urban Planning Minister.

September 25, 2017 by the decree of Artsakh Republic President was appointed Minister of Urban Planning of AR.

Party Membership

Other Information
Awarded with the Medal "For Courage" by the NKR President, and with a"Marshal Baghramyan" Medal by the Defence Ministry of the Republic of Armenia.

Personal Status
Married, has 3 children.