10.10.2019Government sets higher benchmark in a bid to reform the procurement system
A Cabinet meeting was held today, chaired by Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan. The Government adopted a decision that was developed as part of the second stage of the procurement system reform following the discussion held by the Prime Minister of the Republic of Armenia taking into account the proposals submitted by state agencies and civil society organizations. In particular, the decision removes the regulations that require qualification criteria and bidders’ documentation on...
10.10.2019PM to pay working visit to Turkmenistan
Later today, Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan will leave for Turkmenistan on a working visit to attend a CIS Council of Heads of State session in Ashgabat on October 11. During his visit, the Prime Minister is scheduled to meet with President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedow of Turkmenistan. Nikol Pashinyan will participate in restricted and extended sessions of the CIS Council of Heads of State, at which the Armenian Premier will deliver a speech.
09.10.2019PM receives U.S. Congress members Jackie Speier and Judy Chu
Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan received U.S. House of Representatives and Congressional Armenian Caucus members Jackie Speier and Judy Chu. Welcoming the congresswomen to Armenia, the Prime Minister highlighted the meeting with them as part of continued dialogue and shared willingness to deepen cooperation between Armenia and the United States. Nikol Pashinyan presented the comprehensive reform process underway in our country, stressing that democracy is a credo and a value system for the...
09.10.2019Nikol Pashinyan, Alexis Ohanian discuss IT sector development prospects
Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan today received co-founder of Reddit social network Alexis Ohanian. Welcoming the guest to Armenia, the Premier highlighted his participation in the 23rd World Congress on Information Technology. “We are proud of our compatriots’ achievements in different parts of the world: you are promoting international awareness of our homeland. I am glad to host you here and discuss opportunities for implementing joint projects and mutually beneficial...
09.10.2019Nikol Pashinyan welcomes Kim Kardashian
Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan today hosted Kim Kardashian in the Office of Government. “I am pleased to welcome you to the Office of the Prime Minister of the Republic of Armenia, and I am glad that visiting Armenia has become a good tradition for you. I want to note that we greatly appreciate your readiness and activity to represent Armenia in the world, and this is very important. We can witness increased interest for Armenia across the globe, and I think that you have...
09.10.2019Government starts discussing budget funding bids for FY 2020
Chaired by Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan, the Government proceeded to the discussion of public agencies’ funding bids under the 2020 State budget bill. To begin with, the Premier noted that the discussion should result in a more efficient and better targeted State budget bill for 2020. “Considering our last year’s experience and the experience of past years, in general, we need to specify our primary task in the budget plan. The biggest challenge is the effective...