Ministry of Territorial Administration and Development

Minister of Territorial Administration and Development of RA


Davit Lokyan


Date and Place of Birth
January 20, 1958, Georgian SSR, v. Bagdanovka

1974 -1979 - Vanadzor State Pedagogical Institute, specialty: biology and farming fundamentals
1982 - 1989 - ASSR Academy of Sciences, Institute of Biology, PhD

Work Experience
1979 -1998 - junior researcher at the Biology Department of Vanadzor State Pedagogical Institute, Head of the Laboratory of Physiology, Human and Animal Physiology, professor, head of department
1979 - 1982 - Gugarq of Vahagn village secondary school teacher (combined)
1991-1995 Vanadzor City Council member
1995 - 1998 - Head of the Analytical Center software “Intellectual”
1998 - 1999 - Deputy Governor of Lori
1999 - 2001 - Member of the National Assembly Standing Committee on Economic Affairs, Head of the ARF faction
2001 - 2003 - Minister of Urban Development
2003 - 2008 - Minister of Agriculture
Since 2008, ARF Bureau member
As of February 24, 2016, RA Minister of Territorial Administration and Development

Other Data
PhD, Associate professor, he is fluent in Russian and German. Reservist; awarded the Anania Shirakatsi medal, the Vachagan the Pious Medal and the Prime Minister’s commemorative medal

Author of dozens scientific papers, a book and a scientific discovery

Party affiliation
Armenian Revolutionary Federation

Personal information
He is married and has a son

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