Statements and messages of the Prime Minister of RA
13.11.2018Acting Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan’s remarks, delivered during the state budget debate at the plenary session of the National Assembly of the Republic of Armenia
Honorable National Assembly President, Dear Members of Parliament, We are discussing the 2019 state budget bill of the Republic of Armenia. I have had the opportunity to say that I consider it to be an inertial budget because it is based on the parameters we have as the former government’s legacy. And as the Acting Minister of Finance pointed out in his statement, the effects of the ongoing political discussions and decisions have not been considered in the draft at this stage,...
11.11.2018“We are unable to change history, but history is well able to change us to make our future better” – Nikol Pashinyan addresses the Paris Peace Conference with a speech
Acting Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan, who is in Paris on a working visit, today attended the Paris Peace Conference. The Forum is being held within the framework of events dedicated to the 100th anniversary of the World War I Ceasefire. The Conference was opened by introductory remarks made by Paris Peace Conference Executive Committee Vice President Trisha Shetty and President of the French Republic Emmanuel Macron, followed by speeches delivered on the part of German Chancellor Angela...
01.11.2018Statement by Acting Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan in National Assembly
Honorable National Assembly President, Dear Members of Parliament, Dear Compatriots, Dear Journalists, First of all, I would like to thank those MPs who have signed my nomination paper. I have already said that this nomination is of formal nature, and for the second time now, we have been holding an election not for electing a prime minister, but for voting against. Under the constitutional procedure, my nomination or the nomination of any other person as prime minister was not...
29.10.2018Nikol Pashinyan’s remarks at working dinner with members of Board of Trustees and Advisory Council of FAST
Honorary members of the Trust Board of Trustees, Ladies and Gentlemen, I am glad to welcome the Innovative Forum’s organizers and participants. It is symbolic for me to address you from this podium, because by saying innovation people often mean technology or the quasi-technological sphere. But I believe the concept of innovation refers to everything from politics and management systems to education and technical progress. After all, what is innovation? The art of doing the...
24.10.2018Address by Acting Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan to National Assembly
Honorable Speaker of the National Assembly, Dear National Assembly Members, Dear Journalists, Dear Compatriots, First of all, I would like to make it clear that my nomination as prime minister is of formal nature, and I have been nominated for the post of prime minister by Yelk faction not to be elected, but on the contrary, to be rejected as a candidate for prime minister. Consequently, the National Assembly should not vote for me today. Mt nomination is meant to rule out any...