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PRESIDENT SERZH SARGSYAN’S ADDRESS AT THE FIRST SESSION OF THE 6TH NATIONAL ASSEMBLY18.05.2017

PRESIDENT SERZH SARGSYAN’S ADDRESS AT THE FIRST SESSION OF THE 6TH NATIONAL ASSEMBLY

Your Holiness, Distinguished Members of the National Assembly, Dear Guests, I once again congratulate the Republican Party of Armenia, Tsarukian Alliance of political parties, Elq Alliance of political parties, and the Armenian Revolutionary Federation on assuming their share of political responsibility for the Republic of Armenia for the next five years. It happened through the free and transparent elections which were highly praised. I congratulate all participants of the first... more →

Ara Babloyan’s Speech for Nomination to Post of RA National Assembly Speaker18.05.2017

Ara Babloyan’s Speech for Nomination to Post of RA National Assembly Speaker

“Dear Chair, dear deputies of the National Assembly, I am thankful for nominating me as candidate in the post of the National Assembly Speaker. I express my gratitude to the RA President, for such trust to my Republican colleagues. That trust makes me more responsible in this transitive phase of the development of our country. I realize very well, and I am convinced that the efficiency of the political decision of passing into parliamentary system of government, and its implementation... more →

Karen Karapetyan: “We need to launch a network of round-the-clock drug-stores in the country”18.05.2017

Karen Karapetyan: “We need to launch a network of round-the-clock drug-stores in the country”

A Cabinet sitting was held today, chaired by Acting Prime Minister Karen Karapetyan. Before proceeding to the agenda, the acting Prime Minister issued a number of instructions. Concerned about the need to ensure improved access to medicines for the population, Karen Karapetyan stated in part, “Our surveys have shown that even the major settlements are facing the problem of uninterrupted drug supply. This situation is unacceptable and causes problems for both our citizens and... more →

“We expect the MES to provide modern and intelligent management” - PM Visits Ministry of Emergency Situations17.05.2017

“We expect the MES to provide modern and intelligent management” - PM Visits Ministry of Emergency Situations

Prime Minister Karen Karapetyan visited the Ministry of Emergency Situations to discuss activities, tasks and objectives with the Ministry’s top leadership. Minister of Emergency Situations Minister David Tonoyan briefed the Premier on the steps taken to enhance the level of civil defense through training, implement the national strategy for disaster risk management, capacity building to ensure availability of emergency assistance, as well as activities for international cooperation... more →

Taron Margaryan: “We must work with double energy even in emergency mode”16.05.2017

Taron Margaryan: “We must work with double energy even in emergency mode”

During the regular working meeting in the City Hall, before referring to the items on the agenda, Mayor Taron Margaryan turned to the preliminary results of the elections for the Council of Elders of Yerevan. “First of all I'd like to express my gratitude to all the citizens who trusted out program and gave their votes to our team. It is actually very obligating and I expect that from now on we will work together with a double energy, even in an emergency mode so as to justify... more →

Supreme Standing Council on Medium-Term Expenditure Development Program Holds Meeting16.05.2017

Supreme Standing Council on Medium-Term Expenditure Development Program Holds Meeting

Chaired by Prime Minister Karen Karapetyan, the Supreme Standing Council on Medium-Term Expenditure Development Program met today in the Office of Government. The meeting discussed and approved the main macroeconomic indicators and the fiscal framework to form the basis of the draft medium-term public expenditure program for 2018-2020 with a focus on economic growth for the next 3 years. Note that for many years capital expenditures used to lag behind the level of State budget deficit,... more →