On March 6, 2017, His Grace Bishop Vrtanes Abrahamyan, Head Chaplain of the Armenian Armed Forces and His Grace Bishop Abgar Hovakimyan, Primate of the Armenian Diocese of Canada, accompanied by the clergy-members of the Diocesan Council, Rev. Archpriest Zareh Zargarian, Rev. Fr. Komitas Mirzakhanyan, and Rev. Fr. Vazgen Boyajyan, and Levon Isakhanyan, Diocesan Chancellor, paid a visit to the Office of the Chaplain General of the Canadian Armed Forces, Brigadier General Guy Chapdelaine.
On this occasion, Directors of various departments at the Office made a comprehensive introductory presentation about the Royal Canadian Chaplaincy.
The same day, the delegation visited the Canadian War Museum.
Late afternoon the delegation paid a visit to the Embassy of the Republic of Armenia to Canada.
From March 1 to 11, 2017, His Grace Bishop Vrtanes Abrahamyan, Head Chaplain of the Armenian Armed Forces, is paying an official visit to Canada on invitation of the Chaplain General of the Canadian Armed Forces, and in collaboration with the Armenian Diocese of Canada, to promote mutual learning about the respective chaplaincies and discuss ways to promote collaboration between the chaplains of Canada and Armenia.