09.08.2018PM receives UAE Ambassador to Armenia
Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan received Jassim Mohammed Al Qasimi, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United Arab Emirates to the Republic of Armenia. The Prime Minister stressed the need for the furtherance of relations with the UAE. “We are glad that your country’s business circles are interested in the Armenian market. A business-friendly environment is being shaped in our country, all corruption-driven impediments have been removed, and we will be happy...
09.08.2018The scope of Servicemen’s Insurance Fund beneficiaries to be expanded
A Cabinet meeting was held today, chaired by Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan. The Government established a procedure and the rates of financial support for the families of those servicemen killed (deceased) in the exercise of combat duties or during army service. The arrangement specifies the reimbursement procedure for State-budget-funded costs of burial, processing and installation of gravestones, as well as the terms and the amounts of lump-sum allowances provided to former servicemen...
08.08.2018Nikol Pashinyan: “A delayed action bomb is set in two environmental areas that needs to be stopped”
Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan held a consultation to discuss and find ways of addressing challenges in the sphere of forestry management. The Premier noted that illegal logging has been a common practice for many decades now, and a large group of specialized people are engaged in that field. “It appears to be clear that specific welfare bottlenecks are being tackled this way. Unfortunately, alternative employment has not been offered to the residents of forest-rich regions for a...
07.08.2018Nikol Pashinyan, Timur Urazayev discuss further development of Armenian-Kazakh relations
Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan received Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Kazakhstan to Armenia Timur Urazayev. Prioritizing the development of Armenian-Kazakh relations, the Prime Minister expressed confidence that the Ambassador’s efforts would go a long way toward promoting multifaceted ties between the two countries. Nikol Pashinyan stressed that the bilateral relations are evolving in an atmosphere of mutual understanding that might be conducive to enhanced...
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...