07.04.2021PM Pashinyan, President Putin discuss issues of Armenian-Russian strategic relations
Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan arrived in the Russian Federation on a working visit and met with RF President Vladimir Putin in the Kremlin. RF President Vladimir Putin: Mr Pashinyan, I am pleased to see you and host you in Moscow again. I am grateful to you for accepting the invitation, because, of course, we have things to talk about in terms of building bilateral relations and, needless to say, we need to discuss the most pressing problem which is normalising the situation in...
01.04.2021PM Pashinyan receives RF Deputy Prime Minister Alexei Overchuk
Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan today received RF Deputy Premier Alexei Overchuk. The interlocutors discussed the activities of the working group headed by the Deputy Prime Ministers of Armenia, Russia and Azerbaijan, the possibility of unblocking the regional communications and the efforts underway in this direction. The importance of implementing humanitarian agreements and the need to strengthen stability in the region were emphasized on both sides. Views were exchanged on the...
01.04.2021Government set to apply interim mechanism in public procurement to support local industries
A regular Cabinet meeting was held today, chaired by Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan. The government established conditions for introducing provisional anti-crisis mechanisms in public procurement processes. The proposed regulations provide for the use of intermediate mechanisms in public procurement as part of anti-crisis action. Meant to back local manufacturers through temporary subsidies, the mechanism implies applying the condition to procurement procedures organized by holding a...
30.03.2021Prime Minister chairs Security Council meeting
The Security Council held a regular meeting, chaired by Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan. The security environment around Armenia and Artsakh, regional developments and the steps to be taken by the Government of the Republic of Armenia were discussed during the meeting.
29.03.2021Government set to tighten COVID-19 response measures
Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan chaired a meeting of the Commission on Coordination of COVID-19 Response Action in the Republic of Armenia. Addressing those present, Prime Minister Pashinyan stated, in part: “Our forecast that the pandemic could last at least a year has come true, and the coronavirus is still spreading all over the world. A new circumstance has emerged - the use of vaccines, and today we will discuss the current situation and the steps to take ahead as regards the...