06.09.2019PM receives Lydian International Interim President, CEO Edward Sellers
Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan received Interim President and Director General of Lydian International Edward Sellers. In attendance was General Manager of Lydian Armenia Hayk Aloyan. The meeting focused on the situation around the Amulsar project. In particular, the interlocutors discussed the findings of the international expertise conducted at the Amulsar mine, the analysis results and the problems raised.
06.09.2019PM discusses situation with Amulsar with representatives of Jermuk population
Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan hosted the representatives of Jermuk town of Vayots Dzor Marz in the Office of Government. Focusing on the situation with the Amulsar project, the meeting specifically discussed issues related to EIA procedures, project monitoring, legal, economic, environmental aspects of the problem and public concerns. The Prime Minister stressed the importance of the ongoing government-society dialogue on issues of public concern, noting that the Amulsar issue...
05.09.2019PM Nikol Pashinyan attends Armenia-Italy football match
Later today, Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan joined UEFA President Alexander Cheferin to attend the European Championship qualifying round game between the Armenian and Italian national teams at Vazgen Sargsyan Republican Stadium in Yerevan.
05.09.2019PM Pashinyan receives UEFA President
Prime Minister NIkol Pashinyan received UEFA President Alexander Cheferin. President of the Football Federation of Armenia Artur Vanetsyan was in attendance. Welcoming Alexander Cheferin to Armenia, the Prime Minister highlighted the close and productive cooperation between UEFA and the Football Federation of Armenia for the benefit of the development of football in Armenia. Nikol Pashinyan appreciated UEFA’s support to the development of football infrastructures in Armenia,...
05.09.2019Government raises teachers’ wages
A Cabinet meeting was held today, chaired by Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan. The Government decided to allocate AMD 1,665,675 thousand to the Ministry of Education, Science, Culture and Sport of the Republic of Armenia with a view to raising teachers’ salaries by 10% as of this September 1. The amount will be earmarked from the State budget’s tax receipts for 2019. Minister of Education, Science, Culture and Sport Arayik Harutyunyan advised that the proposed wage increase was...
04.09.2019Follow-up discussion held on Amulsar project
Chaired by Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan, a consultation was held today on the Amulsar project. Minister of Environment Eric Grigoryan reported that inaccurate baseline data had been presented in a number of areas. There was an exchange of views, which focused on Amulsar project-related new environmental impact assessment (EIA) procedures, the legal aspects of the problem, the emergence of new environmental factors, etc. Summing up the discussion, the Premier instructed all the...