17.03.2021PM Pashinyan extends congratulations to Ireland’s Prime Minister
Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan sent a congratulatory message to Prime Minister of Ireland Micheál Martin on the country’s national holiday. “I warmly congratulate you and the friendly people of Ireland on your country’s national holiday - St. Patrick’s Day. Armenia is keen to develop and expand bilateral and multilateral cooperation with Ireland on the basis of a common set of values and for the benefit of our two friendly nations. I am confident...
16.03.2021Prime Minister receives Mikhail Zurabov
Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan received former Russian Ambassador to Ukraine, ex-Minister of Health and Social Development, businessman Mikhail Zurabov. The interlocutors discussed prospects for developing cooperation and implementing programs in the socioeconomic sphere. Stressing the importance of attracting foreign investment, the Premier said his government is taking consistent steps in an effort to improve the business and investment environment in Armenia. Thankful for the...
16.03.2021PM Pashinyan receives delegation led by OSCE Chairperson-in-Office Ann Linde
Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan today received a delegation led by Ann Linde, the Foreign Minister of Sweden and OSCE Chairperson-in-Office. The Prime Minister and Ann Linde first held private talks, followed by an expanded-format meeting. Welcoming the visit of the OSCE Chairperson-in-Office, Nikol Pashinyan felicitated her on being appointed to such a responsible position and wished her fruitful activities. The Premier stressed the importance of close cooperation with the OSCE in...
13.03.2021PM Pashinyan meets with President Sarkissian
Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan today met with President Armen Sarkissian. The Premier and the President discussed the situation in the country. They explored ways of overcoming the internal political crisis. In that context, reference was made to the possibility of holding snap parliamentary elections as a solution.
12.03.2021Nikol Pashinyan holds phone conversation with Vladimir Putin
Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan had a telephone conversation with RF President Vladimir Putin. The parties discussed the regional situation. Reference was made to the implementation of the provisions set out in the trilateral statements of November 9, 2020, and January 11, 2021. The importance of maintaining stability in the region was emphasized on both sides. The interlocutors exchanged views on a number of issues on the agenda of bilateral cooperation.
11.03.2021Government set to improve VAT refund mechanism: refunds to be made on monthly basis
A Cabinet meeting was held today, chaired by Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan. Before discussing the agenda, the Prime Minister referred to the epidemiological situation, noting that a significant increase in the number of coronavirus infections was registered in the country after quite a long break: more than 700 new cases were detected per day. The Premier stressed the need to comply with the anti-epidemic rules so that there is no need to apply additional restrictions. “I am...