Published 2nd April, 2012
Heritage or Zharangutyun was founded in 2002 by Raffi Hovannisian a former Foreign Minister. It describes itself as centrist and believes in Centrism and Liberalism.
Although founded in 2002, the party did not contest the 2003 elections and its first major electoral contest was in the 2007 general election. In 2007 the party won seven of 131 seats in the National Assembly, making it the fifth largest party in the parliament.