08.10.2018PM introduces newly appointed Minister of Transport, Communication and Information Technologies
Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan visited the Ministry of Transport, Communication and Information Technologies to introduce newly appointed Minister Hakob Arshakyan. The Prime Minister thanked former Minister Ashot Hakobyan for cooperation and wished him every success in his future activities. Presenting the newly appointed Minister, Nikol Pashinyan noted that Hakob Arshakyan, the ex-First Deputy Minister of Transport, Communication and Information Technologies, was deemed to be and now...
07.10.2018Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan holds phone conversation with RF President Vladimir Putin on his birthday
Today, Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan talked with Russian President Vladimir Putin over the phone and congratulated him on his birthday. The Prime Minister of Armenia has also sent a congratulatory message to the President of the Russian Federation
07.10.2018PM joins Agarak Revival Project’s 10th anniversary celebrations; attends opening of a clothing factory launched on his initiative
On October 7, Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan traveled to Agarak community (Aragatsotn Marz) to participate in festive events dedicated to Agarak Revival Project’s 10th anniversary. The Head of Government first took part in the opening of a clothing factory, founded by businessman Hrachya Poghosyan, who had attended the St. Petersburg meeting between Nikol Pashinyan and Russia-based Armenian entrepreneurs. Mr. Poghosyan responded to the Prime Minister’s call and founded a...
05.10.2018Nikol Pashinyan, Emmanuel Macron attend national homage ceremony, deliver speeches honoring Charles Aznavour in Paris
Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan, his spouse Mrs. Anna Hakobyan, President of the Republic of Armenia Armen Sarkissian and his spouse Mrs. Nune Sarkissian, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians, His Holiness Karekin II attended the national homage ceremony for world-renowned Armenian chansonnier Charles Aznavour, which was held at the Palace of Invalids (Hotel des Invalides) in Paris. The event was attended by French President Emmanuel Macron and his spouse Mrs. Brigitte Macron,...
04.10.2018Government meets in closed session to discuss draft decision on amnesty
A Cabinet meeting was held today, chaired by Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan. Before proceeding to the agenda, the Prime Minister noted that later today the Government would meet in camera to discuss a draft decision on amnesty. “The draft will be discussed behind closed doors because the law provides that the National Assembly commission should review it in a closed session, and it seems to be illogical for the Government to hold an open discussion on the matter,”...
02.10.2018Proposals for amending tax regulations discussed in Government
Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan held a consultation to discuss proposals on the concept of tax system amendments. In particular, reference was made to the proposals and options for reducing the applicable income tax and profit tax rates, the threshold of turnover tax, the taxation of micro entrepreneurship and licensing systems, as well as their impact on State budget revenues. During the exchange of views that followed, the meeting participants came up with a number of proposals and...