07.12.2018Nikol Pashinyan instructs to set up a task force to report on the actual state of affairs in the disaster zone
Chaired by Acting Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan, the Government of Armenia today held an outgoing session at the Town Hall of Gyumri, dedicated to the 30th anniversary of the Spitak earthquake. Before discussing the agenda items, those in attendance held a minute of silence in commemoration of the 1988 Spitak earthquake victims. Proceeding to the agenda, the Executive approved the Government’s legislative initiative on the draft law On Amending the RA Law on Holidays and...
07.12.2018Nikol Pashinyan attends postage stamp redemption ceremony dedicated to the Spitak Earthquake
Before the government’s outgoing session, held in the Town Hall of Gyumri, Acting Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan attended a postage stamp redemption ceremony dedicated to the Spitak Earthquake. The stamp was cancelled by Acting Minister of Transport, Communication and Information Technologies Hakob Arshakyan, Acting Minister of Emergency Situations Felix Tsolakyan, Mayor of Gyumri Samvel Balasanyan and Haypost CJSC Board Chairman Juan Pablo Gechidjyan. On a postage stamp scenes...
06.12.2018Nikol Pashinyan attends informal meeting of CIS Heads of State
Later today, Acting Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan attended an informal meeting of CIS Heads of State in St. Petersburg. The leaders of CIS-member countries first attended a joint photo session, and then discussed the prospects for cooperation within the CIS during a working lunch.
06.12.2018Nikol Pashinyan attends inauguration of RA Consulate General’s new headquarters in Saint Petersburg
Acting Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan attended the inauguration of a new building of the Consulate General of the Republic of Armenia in St. Petersburg, which is located downtown at the Bolshoi Avenue of Vasilievsky Island. The new building is of historical significance and dates as far back as 1912. Covering an area of 320 square meters, the building has been provided free of charge to the Consulate for a period of 49 years. It has been renovated with funds available from the local...
05.12.2018Nikol Pashinyan attends opening of household appliances manufacturing plant
Acting Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan attended the launch of a plant established by IMG Group CJSC for the production of household appliances in Merdzavan community of Armavir Marz. This is an Armenian-Lebanese-Syrian joint venture. Nikol Pashinyan toured the premises in order to get acquainted with the plant’s equipment, working conditions and future programs. The Acting Premier was told that investments and operating expenses had amounted to USD 4.5 million. The plant will...
03.12.2018Government looks for ways of tackling disabled persons’ problems
Acting Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan received representatives of non-governmental organizations involved in the protection of the rights of disabled persons. Welcoming the participants of the meeting, Nikol Pashinyan said: “The International Day of Persons with Disabilities is the formal reason behind our meeting, but in fact, I am always glad to see you and discuss with you the problems of people with disabilities in the Republic of Armenia. In general, it should be acknowledged...