Businesswoman Silva Hambardzumyan to bid for parliament
10:11, Friday, 17 February, 2012
''Zhoghovurd'': The paper says it has learned from sources that businesswoman Silva Hambardzumyan is determined to join the parliamentary campaign and is planning to propose her candidacy in one of the 41 majority constituencies in Armenia. Speaking to the paper, the businesswoman confirmed her plan to run for election, but declined to say which constituency she will represent. “Yes I am going to propose my candidacy, and will make a statement one of these days to say in which constituency I will be nominated. I am also going to join a political party, but I will not now say which one. I will announce that at a news conference, ” the businesswoman was quoted as telling the paper. Citing its sources, the paper claims that the businesswoman is going to join the ruling Republican Party of Armenia (RPA).