24.02.2020Government decides to close land border and communication with Iran, with some exceptions
Chaired by Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan, the recently established commission on coordination of preventive action against the spread of coronavirus in Armenia (hereinafter the Coronavirus Prevention Commission) met today in the Office of Government. The meeting reviewed the global and regional situation and the set of measures to prevent the spread of the deadly virus in our country. Minister of Healthcare Arsen Torosyan provided statistics on coronoavirus incidences and the death toll...
22.02.2020Nikol Pashinyan, Bako Sahakyan hold consultation with Armed Forces leadership
On February 22, 2020, Prime Minister of the Republic of Armenia Nikol Pashinyan and Artsakh Republic President Bako Sahakyan held a consultative meeting in Stepanakert to discuss ways of enhancing the combat readiness of the Defense Army, issues related to Armenia-Artsakh military cooperation and the situation on the borders. Both sides stressed the importance of ensuring close cooperation between the two Armenian states in the sphere of army construction. Minister of Defense of the...
20.02.2020PM looks forth to higher GDP growth in 2020
A Cabinet meeting was held today, chaired by Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan. Deputy Prime Minister Tigran Avinyan presented the results published by the State Statistics Committee, which state that GDP growth was 7.6% in 2019, totaling 6 trillion 551 billion 849 million drams. With reference to these figures, the Head of Government said: “We can state that we have recorded the highest growth since 2008, and I congratulate all of us on this. I hope that as a result of our joint...
19.02.2020“Yarkhushta is one of the most significant dances of our national identity” – Armenia due to host Jarkhushta festival on June 13
Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan held a consultation to discuss preparations for the upcoming Jarkhushta festival in Armenia. The Premier was first briefed on the ongoing activities. He was told that the festival will be held in Dashtadem community of Talin region (Aragatsotn Marz) on the second Saturday in June. The festival will feature a Jarkhushta contest; there will be a competition dance floor, pavilions representing Armenian art and crafts, photo and tourism information booths, a...
18.02.2020“Citizens should be convinced that the government does not embezzle in state funds” - Tax Reform Concept Discussed in Government
Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan held a consultative meeting to discuss the concept of tax reform in the Republic of Armenia. Minister of Finance Atom Janjughazyan presented the goals, directions and principles set forth in the concept of tax reform, as well as the expected results. The main objective is to develop a balanced approach that will help provide favorable conditions for economic growth, the solution of social problems and a balanced attitude towards the environment. Reference...