25.07.2018PM briefed on 17th Francophonie Summit preparations
Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan called a consultative meeting to discuss the ongoing preparations for the 17th summit of Francophone States and Governments to be held this fall in Armenia. The Premier reiterated the need for holding the Summit at the highest possible level. “We have a large list of foreign guests: dozens of heads of State and government are expected to arrive in Armenia. To offer them a comfortable stay and security is crucial for us. The proper organization and...
24.07.20182019 State budget drafting campaign kicks off
The Government of the Republic of Armenia has proceeded to the drafting of the RA State budget bill for 2019. Ministries and other State agencies are submitting bids and proposals regarding the 2019 State budget bill, which is being drafted in the program budgeting format. Noting that the emphasis should be placed on the content of the programs, Prime Minister Pashinyan highlighted the need for enhanced efficiency of budget expenditures.
23.07.2018Nikol Pashinyan holds phone conversation with RF President Vladimir Putin
On July 23, Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan held a telephone conversation with RF President Vladimir Putin. The two heads of State discussed a number of issues on the agenda of Armenian-Russian allied relations. Views were exchanged on the development of integration processes within the Eurasian Economic Union.
19.07.2018PM receives Special Representative of the OSCE Chairperson-in-Office on Combating Corruption
Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan received Paola Severino, Special Representative of the OSCE Chairperson-in-Office on Combating Corruption. The Prime Minister attached importance to the furtherance of cooperation with the OSCE in different dimensions, including the fight against corruption. Nikol Pashinyan emphasized that the fight against corruption is one of his government’s top priorities, and the Executive will continue to take consistent steps in that direction. At the same time,...
19.07.2018“I consider it a provocation against Armenian-Russian relations” - PM refers to incident in Panik community
A Cabinet meeting was held today, chaired by Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan. Before discussing the agenda, the Premier touched upon the recent incident in Panik community of Shirak Marz. “This is inadmissible. I consider it a provocation against the Armenian-Russian relations and a provocation against the sovereignty of the Republic of Armenia. I think the perpetrators must be held accountable. Of course, we still need to see what procedures should be implemented in order to...
18.07.2018RA Prime Minister, international experts review implementation of judiciary reforms
Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan received experts from the International Center for Transitional Justice (ICTJ) and the Justice Initiative of the Open Society Foundations. Stressing the importance of implementing systemic reforms in the justice system, the Premier noted that the Armenian government is taking consistent steps in this direction. Nikol Pashinyan touched upon the fight against corruption, the protection of human rights, the independence of the judiciary, and the measures aimed...