01.04.2020Progress in anti-coronavirus program and new assistance programs discussed in Government
Chaired by Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan, the Government continued discussing activities aimed at addressing the socio-economic problems arising from the spread of coronavirus. The meeting first referred to the Government’s emergency action plan. Situation updates were provided, including the planned third activity to neutralize the economic impact of coronavirus, which seeks to minimize liquidity risks for SMEs. The Investment Support Center was said to have already received 11...
01.04.2020Prime Minister congratulates Armenia’s Assyrian community on Assyrian New Year
Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan congratulated the Assyrian community of Armenia on Kha b-Nisan, the Assyrian New Year. The congratulatory message reads: “Dear representatives of the Assyrian community of Armenia, Please accept my heartfelt congratulations and best greetings on the Assyrian New Year - Kha b-Nisan. I wish our Assyrian brothers and sisters peace and welfare, as well as firm determination and consistency in preserving their national identity and culture heritage....
31.03.2020Steps to support targeted investment programs in selected economic sectors discussed in Government
Chaired by Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan, a regular meeting was held in the Office of Government to discuss steps aimed at countering the coronavirus-caused pandemic’s adverse economic impact. Several proposals on supporting and implementing targeted investment / development programs in individual sectors were presented during the meeting, which covered the manufacturing and high-tech sectors, agriculture and healthcare. Assistance toolkits and next steps were discussed in all detail....
31.03.2020Nikol Pashinyan, Alexander Lukashenko discuss interaction amid the coronavirus pandemic
Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan today held a telephone conversation with Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko. The interlocutors exchanged information on the COVID-19-casued epidemic situation in Armenia and Belarus and the countermeasures implemented by the two governments. The parties went on to discuss cooperation within the EAEU framework. The importance of regular consultations and joint actions was emphasized on both sides.
31.03.2020The Commission for Coordination of Activities to Prevent the Spread of Coronavirus holds regular meeting
The Commission for Coordination of Activities to Prevent the Spread of Coronavirus in the Republic of Armenia met today in the Office of Government, chaired by Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan. To begin with, Minister of Healthcare Arsen Torosyan gave the latest update of coronavirus cases and reported on infected persons’ health status. He advised that over the next couple of days Armenia’s health system will be furnished with new medical supplies, including 100 artificial...
30.03.2020Government to provide support to workers in a number of sectors, pregnant women and job-seekers: 3 new anti-crisis packages adopted
An extraordinary Cabinet meeting was held today, chaired by Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan. Before discussing the agenda, the government reviewed the situation with the COVID-19 in Armenia. The Government approved the sixth, seventh and eighth activities aimed at neutralizing the adverse impact of the novel coronavirus. The proposed measures seek to assist those citizens facing social problems due to the labor market fluctuations caused by the spread of the coronavirus. The...