Arakel Abahami Movsisyan was born on August 20, 1966 in Echmiadzin city.
From 1993-1997 he studied at the Stepanakert Pedagogical Institute and received specialty in Primary Military Training and Physical Education.
From 2000-2004 he was a Chief Military Officer at the Analytical Department of the Ministry of Defense.
From 1989-1995 he has participated in Karabakh war.
Mr. Movsisyan was interested in boxing. He is a boxing referee of the Republic of Armenia.
On December 15, 2004 he was elected deputy of the National Assembly from electoral district N 27 and he is currently a Member of the Standing Committee on Defense, National Security and Internal Affairs. He is not included in any faction and deputy group. He is a Member of Republican Party of Armenia.
Mr. Movsisyan is married and has three children.