29.06.2021Nikol Pashinyan: “Our strategy in the field of agriculture consists in promoting drip irrigation and the use of new technologies”
Acting Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan chaired a consultative meeting, which discussed the challenges faced in the agricultural sector, the ongoing irrigation campaign and reform programs. The meeting was attended by the heads of the agencies concerned, the governors of Aragatsotn, Ararat, Armavir marzes and other government officials. Addressing the meeting, Nikol Pashinyan said: “Dear Colleagues, June 2021 stood out by an unprecedented heat and high temperatures, which...
25.06.2021Nikol Pashinyan, EU-member states’ foreign ministers discuss EU-Armenia cooperation agenda and regional issues
Acting Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan received Romanian Foreign Minister Bogdan Aurescu, Lithuanian Foreign Minister Gabrielius Landsbergis, Austrian Federal Minister for European and International Affairs Alexander Schallenberg, as well as EU Foreign Policy Service Managing Director for Russia, Eastern partnership, Central Asia, Regional cooperation and OSCE Michael Siebert and EU Special Representative for the South Caucasus and the Crisis in Georgia Toivo Klaar. The visit was mandated by...
25.06.2021Nikol Pashinyan meets with SDHK Chairman Sedrak Achemyan
Acting Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan today met with Social Democrat Hunchakian Party (SDHP) Chairman Sedrak Achemian. Nikol Pashinian: Mr. Achemian, I am happy to see you. First of all, let me thank you for accepting my invitation. The Social Democrat Hunchakian Party is one of our traditional political parties, which is also largely influential in the Armenian Diaspora. Contacts like this are important, since we can thereby hear the voice of a portion of Diaspora-based Armenians, and...
24.06.2021Nikol Pashinyan, Samvel Karapetyan discuss implementation of investment programs by Tashir Group of Companies
Acting Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan received President of Tashir Group of Companies, founder of the Armenia Investors Club foundation Samvel Karapetyan. The interlocutors discussed Armenian government’s economic programs, steps to improve the business environment and the reform process. In this context, they reviewed Tashir Group’s investment programs and the prospects for further cooperation. Samvel Karapetyan assured that all of the ongoing projects will be continued.
24.06.2021Nikol Pashinyan holds phone conversation with Vladimir Putin
Acting Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan had a telephone conversation with RF President Vladimir Putin. President Putin congratulated Nikol Pashinyan on the successful conduct of snap elections in Armenia and on his party’s election win. The parties also referred to the situation in the region and the implementation of the provisions of the trilateral statements of November 9, 2020 and January 11, 2021. In this context, the Acting Prime Minister of Armenia stressed the primary...
24.06.2021Government extends temporary ban on imports of Turkish-made goods for 6 months
A Cabinet meeting was held today, chaired by Acting Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan. The government adopted a decision “On temporary ban on imports of products of Turkish origin to the Republic of Armenia,” which suggests extending the ban on Turkish imports for another 6-month period. The reference note says that the ban on Turkish imports is not only meant to impose an economic sanction on Turkey, but it also has a security component as we thereby cut part of financial...