25.10.2019Government continues discussing state agencies’ budget allocation bids for 2020
Chaired by Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan, the Government continues discussing public agencies’ budget allocation requests for 2020. Today the application of the Ministry of Emergency Situations was discussed in the Government. The activities to be carried out in each individual sector in 2020 were discussed in the context of ministries’ priorities, primary tasks and actions, as well as with regard to the proposed structural reforms. The meeting specifically focused on those...
24.10.2019PM receives Special Adviser to IOF Secretary General Désiré Nyaruhirira
Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan received Désiré Nyaruhirira, Special Adviser to Secretary General of the International Organization of La Francophonie (IOF) Louise Mushikiwabo. Désiré Nyaruhirira conveyed warm greetings on behalf of the IOF Secretary General, noting that Ms. Mushikiwabo intends to travel to Yerevan early next year to meet with Nikol Pashinyan, leader of the IOF-presiding nation in order to discuss issues related to the activities of the...
24.10.2019“Armenia and EU boast a hectic agenda of cooperation” - PM receives EU Ambassador to Armenia
Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan received newly appointed Head of EU Delegation to Armenia, Ambassador Andrea Victorin. Welcoming the EU Ambassador, Pashinyan stated: “Cooperation with the European Union is of paramount importance to Armenia at this important stage of reforms. The EU has been one of the most important partners of our democratic agenda following the Velvet Revolution, and we view your appointment from the perspective of forging closer ties of partnership between...
24.10.2019PM Pashinyan attends re-commissioning of High Voltage Electricity CJSC Victory Substation
Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan attended the re-launch of the 220 / 110.10 kV Victory Substation of High Voltage Electricity CJSC by the Ministry of Territorial Administration and Infrastructure. The project was implemented under the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development-supported Additional Funding for Electricity Supply Reliability facility. The Premier was told that the substation is important for ensuring reliable electricity supply to Yerevan’s south-western...
24.10.2019Nikol Pashinyan: “One of the most important issues on the government's agenda is the development of the stock exchange”
A Cabinet meeting was held today, chaired by Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan. Economy Minister Tigran Khatchatryan commented on the assessments made in the World Bank’s Doing Business 2020 report. The Minister said that Armenia’s setback was due to the fact that the World Bank had modified its assessment methodology for the first time this year in order to calculate the index called “Protection of small shareholders,” which namely means that the stock market has...
24.10.2019PM Pashinyan to attend EAEU Intergovernmental Council meeting in Moscow
On October 25, 2019, Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan will be off to the Russian Federation on a one-day working visit to attend a regular meeting of the Eurasian Intergovernmental Council in Moscow. The Premier will be back to Yerevan on the sane day.