13.12.2018Nikol Pashinyan outlines Government’s tasks: investment incentives, army development, poverty reduction
A Cabinet meeting was held today, chaired by Acting Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan. Before proceeding to the agenda, Nikol Pashinyan referred to the results of the early parliamentary elections held in Armenia: “This is the first Cabinet meeting held after the parliamentary elections of December 9, and I am pleased to note that our government received an overwhelming vote of confidence from the citizens of the Republic of Armenia, which means that at least we have managed to do...
09.12.2018“We will strengthen Armenian democracy in institutional terms” - Nikol Pashinyan votes at polling station N 8/16
Accompanied by his spouse Anna Hakobyan and his daughters, Acting Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan voted at polling station N 8/16. As he answered journalists’ questions after voting, Nikol Pashinyan stated: “We have already reached our chief objective. We are having truly free, transparent and democratic elections. Our main goal was to achieve democracy and we succeeded. In the future, we will strengthen Armenian democracy in institutional terms.” Nikol Pashinyan...
07.12.2018“We must work hard to tackle the problems facing our country” - Nikol Pashinyan visits Shirak and Lori Marzes
As part of events dedicated to Spitak Earthquake’s 30th anniversary, Acting Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan toured Gyumri’s old quarter, including Jivani, Rustaveli, Nikolay Ghorghanian and Varpetats streets. The Acting Head of Government got acquainted with the ongoing rehabilitation work in Gyumri’s historical center. Gyumri Mayor Samvel Balasanyan advised that the construction is scheduled completion in the second half of 2019. About 40km-long road sections will be...
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.