Said Zaharyan

Said Zaharyan

Armenian politician and statesman, younger brother of Yervand Zakharyan.
Date of Birth: 21.05.1950
Country: Armenia

  1. Biography of Sayad Zakaryan
  2. Education and Early Career
  3. Professional Career
  4. Political Career

Biography of Sayad Zakaryan

Sayad Vazgenovich Zakaryan (Armenian: Սայադ Վազգենի Զախարյան) was born on May 21, 1950, in Shamkhor district, Azerbaijan SSR. He is an Armenian political and state figure, and the younger brother of Yervand Zakaryan.

Education and Early Career

In 1991, Zakaryan graduated from the Glinka Voronezh State Agricultural University in Russia with a degree in mechanical engineering. He served in the military from 1969 to 1971 and then worked as a police driver in the Akhuryan Police Department from 1971 to 1974. From 1974 to 1977, he worked as a driver for the Akhuryan Motor Pool No. 4 of the Armvodstroy Trust. Zakaryan then worked as a driver at the Akhuryan branch of the Armselekhtekhika company from 1977 to 1979 and as a driver-expediter from 1979 to 1984.

Professional Career

In 1984, Zakaryan worked as a warehouse worker at the Akhuryan Sewing Factory, and in 1985, he became the head of the finishing department at the Akhuryan Head Factory. He served as the chief dispatcher in 1986 and as the head of the sewing department in the village of Voskeask in the Akhuryan district from 1986 to 1989. From 1989 to 1993, he was the chairman of the Artak-1 Cooperative in the Oshakan village of the Ashtarak district.

Zakaryan then held several positions in various companies, including assistant director of the ARMI and TNP trading center in Voronezh, Russia, from 1993 to 1996, and deputy chief of the Vestros Joint Stock Company in Voronezh during the same period. From 2001 to 2003, he served as the executive director of the Argali Group LLC in Yerevan.

Political Career

Zakaryan was elected as a member of the parliament from 2003 to 2007. During his tenure, he served as a member of the Standing Committee on Defense, National Security, and Internal Affairs. He is a member of the "Orinats Yerkir" party.