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...
22.03.2021“The Armed Forces must move on without looking back at all”– PM Introduces Newly Appointed Chief of the General Staff of the Armed Forces
Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan today called at the Ministry of Defense to introduce to the top brass newly appointed chief of the General Staff Artak Davtyan. Addressing those present, Prime Minister Pashinyan stated: “Dear Mr. Minister, Dear Colleagues, Generals and Officers, I am here to introduce Lieutenant General Artak Davtyan as the new chief of the General Staff of the Armed Forces. This is not news, indeed, since we all knew that Mr. Davtyan was going to...
22.03.2021STATEMENT: By virtue of law, Artak Davtyan is considered to be appointed to the post of Chief of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of the Republic of Armenia
Guided by the provisions of the Constitution and the Law of the Republic of Armenia “On Military Service and the Status of Military Personnel,” on March 10, 2021, the Prime Minister submitted a proposal to the President of the Republic to appoint Artak Davtyan Chief of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of the Republic of Armenia with the attached draft of the relevant decree. On March 11, 2021, the Office of the Prime Minister received the objections of the President of...
18.03.2021PM holds phone conversation with Georgian Premier
Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan today had a telephone conversation with Prime Minister of Georgia Irakli Garibashvili. The Prime Minister of the Republic of Armenia once again congratulated his Georgian counterpart on being appointed to the office of Prime Minister and wished him every success in the exercise of that important mission. The parties voiced reciprocated readiness to build on the high-level contacts established between the two nations in a bid to forward the hectic agenda...
18.03.2021Early parliamentary elections to be held in Armenia on June 20
On March 18, Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan met with Prosperous Armenia faction leader Gagik Tsarukyan. The interlocutors noted that snap parliamentary election is the best way out of the current political situation. Based on the discussions held with the President of the Republic of Armenia, the My Step faction members and Bright Armenia faction head Edmon Marukyan, it was decided that early parliamentary elections shall be held in the Republic of Armenia on June 20.
18.03.2021Government plans to set up independent living centers to attend those servicemen disabled in action
A Cabinet meeting was held today, chaired by Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan. The government first approved a set of measures and a relevant timetable with a view to protecting the rights of those individuals disabled during military service and providing for their social inclusion. The reference note says that one of the most important tasks of the state is to ensure the social inclusion of those persons disabled in military action through a set of social, employment, educational,...