He was born on September 15, 1950 in the village Bazarchay of Sisian region.
In 1973 he graduated from the faculty of the Management of the Automated Systems of the Aviation Transport of Kiev Institute of Civil Aviation Engineers. In 1985 he graduated from the faculty of Economics and Management of the Aviation Transport of the same institute. He is an aviation engineer, lieutenant engineer.
In 1973-1994 he worked in Zvartnots airport as an engineer, head of the shift, head of the passenger cargoes division. In 1994-2002 he was a representative of the Armenian Airlines state enterprise in the United Arab Emirates. In 2002-2007 he was a General Director in the Armenian International Airlines CJSC.
On May 12, 2007 he was elected as a deputy of the National Assembly from electoral district # 12.
He is married, has three children.