28.05.2020PM pays tribute to heroes of Sardarapat Battle
Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan joined RA President Armen Sarkissian, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians, His Holiness Karekin II, President of the Republic of Artsakh Arayik Haroutunyan and RA National Assembly Speaker Ararat Mirzoyan to visit the Sardarapat Heroic Battle Memorial on the occasion of Republic Day. The Prime Minister laid a wreath at the Memorial and paid a floral tribute to the heroes of the Battle of Sardarapat.
27.05.2020Government approves 19th program as part of its effort to curb the adverse economic impact of COVID-19: Support will be provided to those starting a business from scratch
A Cabinet meeting was held today, chaired by Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan. The Government approved the 19th COVID-19 response action, which seeks to help citizens and businesses overcome the pandemic’s adverse economic impact by implementing competitive business plans. The purpose is to support the startups by providing entrepreneurial knowledge and facilitating access to funding sources, which in turn will help develop innovative business plans. 75% of the funds needed under...
26.05.2020PM calls for tougher sanctions against those who neglect the preventive rules
Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan chaired a session of the commission coordinating the activities for preventing the spread of COVID-19 in the Republic of Armenia. Minister of Healthcare Arsen Torosyan first gave updated COVID-19 statistics, information on patients’ health status and the healthcare system’s capacity. Reference was made to the work carried out by inspection bodies and the police to enforce the preventive rules and impose administrative sanctions against the...
26.05.2020PM highlights the need for continued capacity building efforts in emergency situations
Chaired by Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan, another hearing on public agencies’ performance reports was held in the Office of Government. Minister of Emergency Situations Felix Tsolakyan reported the activities implemented in 2019 as part of the Government’s Action Plan for 2019-2023. In particular, he advised that under a grant arrangement signed between the Government of Armenia and the Japan International Cooperation Agency, the regional units of the Rescue Service in Syunik,...
25.05.2020PM: “Everyone should show a high sense of individual responsibility if we are to get along with the coronavirus”
Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan chaired a session of the commission coordinating the activities for preventing the spread of COVID-19 in the Republic of Armenia. The meeting started with a presentation of statistics on confirmed coronavirus cases, the health status of infected persons, after which the Commission discussed the epidemiological situation in the country. Information was provided on the ongoing countermeasures against the spread of the pandemic, the enforcement of those...
25.05.2020Foreign Affairs Ministry submits annual performance report
Chaired by Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan, another hearing on public agencies’ performance reports was held in the Office of Government. On May 25, Foreign Minister Zohrab Mnatsakanyan reported on the activities that the ministry implemented in 2019 in pursuit of Armenia’s foreign policy priorities. In particular, he dwelt on the efforts made to negotiate a peaceful settlement of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, advance the cause of international recognition and condemnation...