‘Miss Armenia 2017’ beauty contest took place at the National Academic Theatre of Opera and Ballet named after Al. Spendiaryan in Yerevan, Armenia | Photo by Photolure
After a 5-year break a beauty pageant was held again in Armenia. The title of “Miss Armenia 2017” was issued to Lilly Sargsyan. The 17-year-old will represent Armenia in the Miss World 2017 contest which will be held in China in November.
According to this World Bank report, remittances comprised 11.3% of Armenia’s GDP in 2016. It is also interesting to look at how Armenia is doing in comparison with other Post Soviet and Eastern European states. Continue reading