24.02.2020“The opening of Slovakia’s embassy in Armenia will upgrade bilateral relations” – PM receives Slovakian Foreign Minister
Prime Minister NIkol Pashinyan today received Miroslav Lajčák, Minister for Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic. Welcoming Miroslav Lajčák’s visit, the Prime Minister hailed the opening of Slovakia’s embassy in Yerevan on February 24, which will give fresh impetus to bilateral relations. Nikol Pashinyan said Armenia keen to develop cooperation with Slovakia in both bilateral format and on the sidelines of the European Union. The Premier...
24.02.2020PM introduced to Investment Support Center’s activities
Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan today called at the Investment Support Center (ISC) of the Ministry of Economy. Accompanied by Minister of Economy Tigran Khachatryan and ISC Director Levon Ohanesyan, the Prime Minister first toured the Center to get acquainted with its activities. The Premier next chaired a consultation, during which he was briefed on the efforts aimed at supporting investments. Addressing those present, the Head of Government said, “For a while now, we have been...
24.02.2020Government decides to close land border and communication with Iran, with some exceptions
Chaired by Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan, the recently established commission on coordination of preventive action against the spread of coronavirus in Armenia (hereinafter the Coronavirus Prevention Commission) met today in the Office of Government. The meeting reviewed the global and regional situation and the set of measures to prevent the spread of the deadly virus in our country. Minister of Healthcare Arsen Torosyan provided statistics on coronoavirus incidences and the death toll...
22.02.2020Nikol Pashinyan, Bako Sahakyan hold consultation with Armed Forces leadership
On February 22, 2020, Prime Minister of the Republic of Armenia Nikol Pashinyan and Artsakh Republic President Bako Sahakyan held a consultative meeting in Stepanakert to discuss ways of enhancing the combat readiness of the Defense Army, issues related to Armenia-Artsakh military cooperation and the situation on the borders. Both sides stressed the importance of ensuring close cooperation between the two Armenian states in the sphere of army construction. Minister of Defense of the...
20.02.2020PM looks forth to higher GDP growth in 2020
A Cabinet meeting was held today, chaired by Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan. Deputy Prime Minister Tigran Avinyan presented the results published by the State Statistics Committee, which state that GDP growth was 7.6% in 2019, totaling 6 trillion 551 billion 849 million drams. With reference to these figures, the Head of Government said: “We can state that we have recorded the highest growth since 2008, and I congratulate all of us on this. I hope that as a result of our joint...