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Work of First Session of RA NA Sixth Convocation Continues19.05.2017

Work of First Session of RA NA Sixth Convocation Continues

On May 19, the RA National Assembly continued the work of the first session of the sixth convocation. Before passing to the agenda item, the deputies in one-minute silence and standing honoured the memory of the Pontian Greeks, the victims of the genocide perpetrated at the beginning of the 20th century by Ottoman Turkey. In the morning the elections for the three RA NA Deputy Speakers were held: let us remind that the RA RPA Faction nominated the candidacies of Eduard Sharmazanov and... more →

PRESIDENT SERZH SARGSYAN’S ADDRESS AT THE FIRST SESSION OF THE 6TH NATIONAL ASSEMBLY18.05.2017

PRESIDENT SERZH SARGSYAN’S ADDRESS AT THE FIRST SESSION OF THE 6TH NATIONAL ASSEMBLY

Your Holiness, Distinguished Members of the National Assembly, Dear Guests, I once again congratulate the Republican Party of Armenia, Tsarukian Alliance of political parties, Elq Alliance of political parties, and the Armenian Revolutionary Federation on assuming their share of political responsibility for the Republic of Armenia for the next five years. It happened through the free and transparent elections which were highly praised. I congratulate all participants of the first... more →

Ara Babloyan’s Speech for Nomination to Post of RA National Assembly Speaker18.05.2017

Ara Babloyan’s Speech for Nomination to Post of RA National Assembly Speaker

“Dear Chair, dear deputies of the National Assembly, I am thankful for nominating me as candidate in the post of the National Assembly Speaker. I express my gratitude to the RA President, for such trust to my Republican colleagues. That trust makes me more responsible in this transitive phase of the development of our country. I realize very well, and I am convinced that the efficiency of the political decision of passing into parliamentary system of government, and its implementation... more →

Karen Karapetyan: “We need to launch a network of round-the-clock drug-stores in the country”18.05.2017

Karen Karapetyan: “We need to launch a network of round-the-clock drug-stores in the country”

A Cabinet sitting was held today, chaired by Acting Prime Minister Karen Karapetyan. Before proceeding to the agenda, the acting Prime Minister issued a number of instructions. Concerned about the need to ensure improved access to medicines for the population, Karen Karapetyan stated in part, “Our surveys have shown that even the major settlements are facing the problem of uninterrupted drug supply. This situation is unacceptable and causes problems for both our citizens and... more →

“We expect the MES to provide modern and intelligent management” - PM Visits Ministry of Emergency Situations17.05.2017

“We expect the MES to provide modern and intelligent management” - PM Visits Ministry of Emergency Situations

Prime Minister Karen Karapetyan visited the Ministry of Emergency Situations to discuss activities, tasks and objectives with the Ministry’s top leadership. Minister of Emergency Situations Minister David Tonoyan briefed the Premier on the steps taken to enhance the level of civil defense through training, implement the national strategy for disaster risk management, capacity building to ensure availability of emergency assistance, as well as activities for international cooperation... more →

Taron Margaryan: “We must work with double energy even in emergency mode”16.05.2017

Taron Margaryan: “We must work with double energy even in emergency mode”

During the regular working meeting in the City Hall, before referring to the items on the agenda, Mayor Taron Margaryan turned to the preliminary results of the elections for the Council of Elders of Yerevan. “First of all I'd like to express my gratitude to all the citizens who trusted out program and gave their votes to our team. It is actually very obligating and I expect that from now on we will work together with a double energy, even in an emergency mode so as to justify... more →