25.03.2021Prime Minister Pashinyan receives delegation led by Iraq’s Defense Minister
Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan received a delegation led by Iraqi Defense Minister Juma Inad. Welcoming Defense Minister Inad’s visit to Armenia, Prime Minister Pashinyan noted that our country considers Iraq a reliable partner as the bilateral relations are underpinned by strong historical and cultural affinities. Nikol Pashinyan appreciated the thoughtfulness of Iraq’s authorities of the needs of the Armenian community, which allows the Armenians to preserve their spiritual...
25.03.2021Prime Minister holds farewell meeting with Japan’s Ambassador to Armenia
Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan today received Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Japan to Armenia Jun Yamada, who is completing his diplomatic mission in our country. The Premier appreciated the Ambassador’s tenure-long efforts, noting. “Through joint efforts, we have been able to strengthen the Armenian-Japanese relations, which we highly value and appreciate. We hope that this dynamics will be maintained and further developed.” According to Nikol...
25.03.2021Nikol Pashinyan, Arayik Harutyunyan chair meeting on ongoing and upcoming programs to be implemented in Artsakh
Today a regular consultation was held with the participation of the heads of relevant government agencies, chaired by the Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan and the President of Artsakh Arayik Harutyunyan. Addressing the meeting, Prime Minister Pashinyan said: “Honorable President of the Artsakh Republic, dear colleagues, we are here to discuss our socio-economic sphere agenda, cooperation-related issues, ongoing and upcoming programs that we are implementing in cooperation with the...
25.03.2021Government set to boost competition in procurement procedures
A Cabinet meeting was held today, chaired by Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan. In an effort to diversify the terms and conditions applicable to public procurement procedures and develop a system of alternatives, the Government amended one of the previously adopted decisions. The reference note says that the requirement for the amount of qualification under the current regulations, as well as the lack of alternatives, cannot provide sufficient incentives for increased participation in...
23.03.2021Nikol Pashinyan meets with Armen Sarkissian
Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan today met with RA President Armen Sarkissian. The Prime Minister and the President discussed the situation in the country. They talked about the steps aimed at improving the internal political atmosphere. In this context, reference was made to the proposed early parliamentary elections. The parties stressed the need to amend the Constitution and improve the legislative framework in an effort to hold free and fair elections.
23.03.2021Public investment programs assessment concept discussed in government
Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan held a consultative meeting to discuss the draft concept for assessing public investment programs. Developed by the Ministry of Economy in cooperation with the International Monetary Fund, the draft has already been circulated within the government agencies concerned. The concept suggests introducing a system for assessing the effectiveness of public investment programs, taking into account the criteria applicable to per-sector planning, evaluation and...