07.08.2018Nikol Pashinyan holds phone conversation with Nursultan Nazarbayev
Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan talked with Kazakhstan President Nursultan Nazarbayev over the phone. The parties discussed bilateral and multilateral relations, including the activities in the frame of the Collective Security Treaty Organization.
06.08.2018“We must stop treating Sevan as a container of water” - PM holds consultation on irrigation season-related problems
Chaired by Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan, a consultative meeting was held today to discuss priority issues related to the irrigation season. The Premier first dwelt on the country’s irrigation needs, the forecasts made earlier: “The current status of Lake Sevan makes us state that we must stop treating Sevan as a toy or a container of water. This is absolutely unacceptable: unfortunately, looking upon the Lake as a container of water has long been a feature of State policy...
03.08.2018PM highlights quality of schools’ seismic resistance enhancement activities and gives instructions to that effect
Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan held a consultation to discuss the status of school buildings and problems related to secondary schools’ seismic resistance. “We must realize the possible solutions, the funding sources, the timeframes and toolkits applicable to such solutions,” the Prime Minister said. The responsible officials reported on the schools with seismic resistance-related problems. The Seismic Safety Improvement Program states that 46 schools are highly...
02.08.2018Issues of further development of Armenian-Indian relations discussed
Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan received Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of India to the Republic of Armenia Yogeshwar Sangwan. Pointing to the need for continued development of relations between the two countries, the Prime Minister noted that the Armenian government is keen to expand and deepen cooperation in different fields of activity. Nikol Pashinyan considered it necessary to promote the development of trade and economic relations and take appropriate steps...
02.08.2018Nikol Pashinyan receives delegation led by International Finance Corporation (IFC) Regional Manager Jan van Bilsen
Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan received a delegation headed by Jan van Bilsen, Regional Manager of the International Finance Corporation (World Bank Group). The Prime Minister noted the importance of continued cooperation and strong relations between the Armenian government and private sector representatives, on the one hand, and the International Finance Corporation, on the other. Nikol Pashinyan expressed confidence that close cooperation might help boost Armenia’s economy and...
02.08.2018Nikol Pashinyan: “We need to take measures to promote light industry development”
A Cabinet meeting was held today, chaired by Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan. The Cabinet decided that Lentex LLC shall benefit from the privilege of VAT deferment for a period of three years. The Company is planning to invest AMD 1.98 billion to procure high-quality raw materials. The same privilege will be granted to Hello LLC, which is going to invest 370.8 million drams in the knitwear sector. Prime Minister Pashinyan pointed out that while the policy of granting similar privileges...