02.08.2018Nikol Pashinyan receives delegation led by International Finance Corporation (IFC) Regional Manager Jan van Bilsen
Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan received a delegation headed by Jan van Bilsen, Regional Manager of the International Finance Corporation (World Bank Group). The Prime Minister noted the importance of continued cooperation and strong relations between the Armenian government and private sector representatives, on the one hand, and the International Finance Corporation, on the other. Nikol Pashinyan expressed confidence that close cooperation might help boost Armenia’s economy and...
02.08.2018Nikol Pashinyan: “We need to take measures to promote light industry development”
A Cabinet meeting was held today, chaired by Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan. The Cabinet decided that Lentex LLC shall benefit from the privilege of VAT deferment for a period of three years. The Company is planning to invest AMD 1.98 billion to procure high-quality raw materials. The same privilege will be granted to Hello LLC, which is going to invest 370.8 million drams in the knitwear sector. Prime Minister Pashinyan pointed out that while the policy of granting similar privileges...
31.07.2018Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan, Italian President Sergio Mattarella discuss bilateral cooperation agenda
Today, Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan hosted a delegation led by Italian Republic President Sergio Mattarella who is paying a State visit to the Republic of Armenia. Welcoming the Italian President to Armenia, the Premier expressed confidence that Sergio Mattarella’s visit would help promote and upgrade the Armenian-Italian relations. “I am happy to welcome you to the new Armenia, as it is being called now. We are implementing landmark democratic changes in our country,...
31.07.2018Telephone conversation held between Armenian Prime Minister and Secretary General of La Francophonie
Today, in the run-up to the Yerevan Summit, Prime Minister Nikol Pachinyan talked on the phone with Secretary General of La Francophonie Michaëlle Jean. During their interview, the parties discussed a number of issues relating to bilateral relations between the International Organization of La Francophonie (OIF) and Armenia. Welcoming the quality of this relationship, remarkable in many respects, the Secretary General of La Francophonie and the Prime Minister of Armenia discussed...
30.07.2018“There should be no cases of abuse of dominant position” - PM Pashinyan holds consultation on economic monopolies
Chaired by Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan, a consultation was held today to discuss issues of preventing abuses committed by companies with dominant market position, as well as ensuring fair competition. “The topic of our today's discussion is what is called a monopoly in the Republic of Armenia - de facto or de jure, in this case it is not that important. Our economic policy is as follows: we intend to create an integrated and inclusive economic system in Armenia. What does...
28.07.2018PM Pashinyan holds phone conversation with Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko
On July 28, a telephone conversation was held between Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan and Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko on the initiative of the Armenian side. The two heads of State discussed bilateral cooperation development-related issues. In this context, reference was made to interaction in the frameworks of the Eurasian Economic Union and the Collective Security Treaty Organization.