Mkrtich Minasyan was born on January 2, 1946 in the village of Arevik in the Akhouryan region.
Mr. Minasyan graduated with a degree in engineering-electrical mechanics from the Yerevan Polytechnic Institute in 1971. He is a current member of the RA Engineering Academy. He was awarded a Lenin Jubilee Medal in 1970.
From 1964-1980 he worked first as a metalworker and later skilled worker, senior engineer and then secretary of the Party Committee in the Yerevan Hydro Power Station. From 1974-1980 he was a Free Secretary of the Party Committee. He spent the next seven years as an instructor and later head of subdivision in the Industrial Department of ACP Central Committee. From 1987-1988 he was the second secretary and from 1988-1991 first secretary of the ACP Ordzhonikidzeh Regional Committee in Yerevan. From 1991-1993 he was the first deputy chairman and from 1993-1996 chairman of the Executive Committee of Erebouni Regional Council in Yerevan. In 1996 he was appointed head of the Territorial Department in Yerevan City Council. From 19962002 he was the head of Nor Nork District Community in Yerevan.
On May 25, 2003 he was elected to the NA from electoral district # 2 and he is currently on the NA Standing Committee on Science, Education, Culture and Youth Affairs. He is a member of the “People's Deputy” Deputy Group. He is a member of the Republican Party of Armenia.
Mr. Minasyan is married and has three children.