19.12.2019“A comprehensive probe needs to be carried out into the case in order to close this shameful page with all appropriate legal consequences” - PM refers to illegal adoption of children
A Cabinet meeting was held today, chaired by Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan. Before discussing the agenda, the Prime Minister referred to the criminal proceedings instituted over the illegal adoption of children in Armenia. Investigation Committee Chairman Haik Grigoryan gave details of the proceedings. Nikol Pashinyan noted that the high-profile story had provoked a fairly strong emotional response in society, but the investigators should be free of emotions in order to implement an...
19.12.2019PM to pay working visit to St. Petersburg
On December 20, Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan will pay a working visit to the Russian Federation to attend a meeting of the Supreme Eurasian Economic Council (SEEC) in St. Petersburg The Premier will participate in Supreme Eurasian Economic Council’s narrow-format and expanded sessions. Several documents will be signed, followed by a joint statement for mass media representatives. Nikol Pashinyan will attend the informal summit of the heads of CIS-member states in St. Petersburg.
18.12.2019Ministry of Education, Science, Culture and Sport budget allocation bid discussed in Government
Chaired by Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan, the Government discussed the budget allocation bid for FY2020, submitted by the Ministry of Education, Science, Culture and Sport. The discussion revolved around the priorities, primary tasks and the planned activities to be implemented as part of reforms in 2020. The meeting first focused on the problems faced in the field of general education and the ways of dealing with them. Minister of Education, Science, Culture and Sport Araik Harutyunyan...
17.12.2019Ministry of Finance budget allocation bid discussed in Government
Chaired by Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan, the Government today discussed Ministry of Finance budget allocation bid for FY2020/ Finance Minister Atom Janjughazyan reported that the optimization process continues in the Ministry, with the number of staff standing at 382 instead of 556 last year, down by 31%. In the meantime, the Ministry’s car park was optimized. There are currently 4 vehicles in service instead of 17 in 2018. Atom Janjughazyan reported back the process of state...
16.12.2019Government discusses 2020-2030 strategy for agricultural sector development
Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan held a consultation to discuss the draft strategy for the development of agriculture in 2020-2030. Minister of Economy Tigran Khachatryan and Deputy Minister Artak Kamalyan presented in all detail the goals and priorities set pout in the strategy, which were identified considering the impact of emerging challenges. Tigran Khachatryan said that the strategy covers sustainable agriculture, innovative solutions, as well as high value-added, export-oriented,...
13.12.2019PM Pashinyan congratulates Boris Johnson
Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan has sent a congratulatory message to UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Conservative Party’s victory in the latest parliamentary elections. “On behalf of the Government of the Republic of Armenia, I extend my sincere congratulations and best wishes on the overwhelming victory in elections and your re-appointment as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom. I wish you fruitful work and ever new achievements. I would like to reaffirm the interest...