Born on November 7, 1961 in Tabatsghuri village of Borzhomi region of the Republic of Georgia.
1978 - 1983 - Studied in the Cattle Breeding and Veterinary Institute of Yerevan.
1983 - Worked in the milk factory of Yaroslavl as machine operator.
1983 -1985 - Served in the Soviet Army.
1985 - 1990 - Worked in the milk factory of Hrazdan worker, master, Head of production unit and chief engineer.
1990 - 1991 - Chairman of “Karansdzav” cooperative.
1991 - 1995 - Director of Charentsavan Bakery.
1995 - 1996 - Chairman of City Council of Charentsavan.
1996 - 1999 - Mayor of Charentsavan.
1995 - 2001 - Deputy of the National Assembly of the Republic of Armenia.
2001 - 2007 - Minister of Environmental Protection of the Republic of Armenia.
May 12, 2007 - Elected as Deputy of the National Assembly by the proportional system from the Republican Party of Armenia/RPA.
2007 - 2012 - Deputy of the National Assembly (proportional electoral system, RPA.)
June 7, 2007 - May 31, 2012 - Chair of the Standing Committee on Economic Affairs of the National Assembly.
May 6, 2012 - Elected Deputy of the National Assembly by the proportional electoral system from the Republican Party of Armenian.
2004 - Awarded the Medal of Police of the Republic of Armenia “For Consolidation of Cooperation.”
2006 - Awarded the Medal of “Anania Shirakatsi.”
2016 - Awarded the second grade Medal “For Services Contributed to Motherland.”
Married, with three children.