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According to preliminary results of CEC RPA won 71.25% of votes15.05.2017

According to preliminary results of CEC RPA won 71.25% of votes

The RA Central Electoral Commission summarized preliminary results of the elections to the Yerevan Council of Eldermen, based on results from 474 polling stations. “Yelq” block, “Yerkir tsirani” party and Republican Party of Armenia participated in the elections. The candidates of Yerevan Mayor were: Taron Margaryan (RPA), Nikol Pashinyan (“Yelq” block) and Zaruhi Postanjyan (“Yerkir tsirani” party). Preliminary results are the following:... more →

Prime Minister: “Education needs substantive structural reforms”11.05.2017

Prime Minister: “Education needs substantive structural reforms”

A Cabinet sitting was held today, chaired by Prime Minister Karen Karapetyan. Before proceeding to the agenda, the Prime Minister gave a number of instructions. Referring to reforms in the education system, he stated in part, “I have repeatedly voiced my conviction that human capital is our chief asset. We need to develop an education system that will provide for adequate training and comprehensive professional development. Our education system should train professionals competitive... more →

PRESIDENTS SERZH SARGSYAN AND BAKO SAHAKIAN VISITED THE KASHEN MINING COMPOUND10.05.2017

PRESIDENTS SERZH SARGSYAN AND BAKO SAHAKIAN VISITED THE KASHEN MINING COMPOUND

President Serzh Sargsyan and President of the Republic of Artsakh Bako Sahakian visited today the Kashen mining compound in Martakert region where the responsible officials of the Base Metals mining company, which is conducting works at the mine, presented to the leaders of two Armenian states opportunities of the Kashen mine, issues related to the production cycle, achievements, and programs of development.   more →

SERZH SARGSYAN PARTICIPATED AT THE FESTIVE EVENTS IN ARTSAKH09.05.2017

SERZH SARGSYAN PARTICIPATED AT THE FESTIVE EVENTS IN ARTSAKH

President Serzh Sargsyan, who is in Artsakh on a working visit, participated today at the festive events in Stepanakert and Shushi dedicated to Victory Day, the 25th anniversary of the creation of the Defense Army of Artsakh and liberation of Shushi. This morning, together with the Artsakh authorities, members of the governmental delegation from Armenia, people of Artsakh and guests, who have arrived to Artsakh to participate in the festivities, at the Revival Square in Stepanakert Serzh... more →

Resolution on violation of human rights of the blogger Alexander Lapshin, which was submitted by the RPA Youth Organization, has been unanimously adopted by EDS08.05.2017

Resolution on violation of human rights of the blogger Alexander Lapshin, which was submitted by the RPA Youth Organization, has been unanimously adopted by EDS

On 3-7 May the EDS Council meeting on the theme “Arctic and the EU” was held in Oslo. Anna Ohanyan and Varduhi Sargsyan represented the Youth Organization of the Republican Party of Armenia. Within the framework of the program the member of RPA Youth Organization and the EDS Co-Chair Anna Ohanyan submitted a resolution on the violation of human rights of the famous blogger Alexander Lapshin and three Members of the European Parliament who carried out an observation mission during... more →

Inspection Reform Coordination Council Holds Meeting05.05.2017

Inspection Reform Coordination Council Holds Meeting

Prime Minister Karen Karapetyan chaired a regular meeting of the Inspection Reform Coordination Council, which was held in the Office of Government. The Council discussed and approved a bill to create an educational inspectorate by the Ministry of Education and Science. The proposal was said to have been discussed with the government departments concerned. The bill provides that the standing department of education by the Ministry of Education and Science shall be dissolved within three... more →