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Democratic Liberal Party of Armenia
- This article is about party established in the 1990s in Armenia.
- For party established in Van in 1885, see Armenian Democratic Liberal Party
- For the party established in 2009 in Armenia, see Armenakan-Democratic Liberal Party
The Armenakan-Democratic Liberal Party held its General Constituent Conference on 19 May 2009. The conference elected a running administration presided by Armen Manvelyan as Secretary General. The conference also decided to invite to a pan-Armenian convening General Assembly scheduled in Autumn 2009...
or in abbreviation ADLA
, is an Armenia
Armenia , officially the Republic of Armenia , is a landlocked mountainous country in the Caucasus region of Eurasia...
n political party established in Armenia after the declaration of independence in 1991. The party was officially registered in July 1991 and took part in the Armenian Parliamentary elections held on 25 May 2003 and brought 2.9% of the popular vote, but short of the minimum 5% threshold to be represented in the Parliament. The party didn't take part in the elections on 12 May 2007. The chairman of the Democratic Liberal Party of Armenia was Harutyun Mirzakhanian.
Presently the party is presided by Harutiun Arakelian. In 2008 three smaller parties in Armenia dissolved into the Democratic Liberal Party of Armenia, namely:
- National Rebirth
- Liberal Progressive Parties
The Democratic Liberal Party of Armenia (ADLA) is not to be confused with the historical Armenian Democratic Liberal Party (ADL) also known as the Ramgavar Party, which is a powerful long-standing Armenian party in the Armenian diaspora
The Armenian diaspora refers to the Armenian communities outside the Republic of Armenia and self proclaimed de facto independent Nagorno-Karabakh Republic...
established in 1885 by Mekertich Portukalian
Mekertich Portukalian was an Armenian teacher,who founded the Armenakan party in Van, in 1885. He initially taught at Tokat and after a trip to Western Anatolia and the Balkans opened a school in Van in 1878. The school soon fell apart from conflict among members, and closed before the end of the...
under the name Armenakan Party
The Armenakan Party is a center-right political party in Nagorno-Karabakh .Armenakan Party failed to receive any seats in the 19 June 2005 elections....
and later named Democratic Liberal Party (ADL), although there may be certain alliances between the two parties.