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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 →

PRESIDENT SERZH SARGSYAN RECEIVED GOVERNOR OF SAINT PETERSBURG GEORGI POLTAVCHENKO05.05.2017

PRESIDENT SERZH SARGSYAN RECEIVED GOVERNOR OF SAINT PETERSBURG GEORGI POLTAVCHENKO

President Serzh Sargsyan received today Governor of Saint Petersburg Georgi Poltavchenko who has arrived to Armenia in the framework of the Days of Saint Petersburg in Yerevan program. The President of Armenia welcomed the guest and stressed the importance of conducting Days of Saint Petersburg in Yerevan project which has become a good tradition. According to the President, the project provides an efficient platform for the discussions related to the expansion of cooperation between the... more →

Government Set to Support Startups in Priority Areas04.05.2017

Government Set to Support Startups in Priority Areas

A regular Cabinet meeting was held today, chaired by Prime Minister Karen Karapetyan. Before proceeding to the agenda, the Prime Minister gave a number of instructions. With reference to the Government’s policy of subsidizing the economic entities engaged in priority areas, the Prime Minister stated in part, “We have repeatedly talked about the need for providing targeted and effective assistance in priority sectors of Armenia’s economy. We believe the time has come for... more →

Prime Minister Reviews Armenia’s Digital Development Strategy Prospects03.05.2017

Prime Minister Reviews Armenia’s Digital Development Strategy Prospects

Prime Minister Karen Karapetyan held a consultative meeting to discuss the prospects for Armenia’s digital development. A top-level task force was said to have been established based on the statement issued by the heads of EEU-member States. On May 26, 2017, the task force will report back progress in its activities to the heads of EEU-member States’ governments. In this context, reference was made to the definition of priorities in different areas of digitalization, the... more →

MINISTER VAHAN MARTIROSSIAN REPORTED TO THE PRESIDENT ON THE STRUCTURAL CHANGES AT THE MINISTRY AND ONGOING PROGRAMS03.05.2017

MINISTER VAHAN MARTIROSSIAN REPORTED TO THE PRESIDENT ON THE STRUCTURAL CHANGES AT THE MINISTRY AND ONGOING PROGRAMS

Today, at the working meeting with the President of Armenia, Minister of Transport, Communication and Information Technologies Vahan Martirossian reported on the structural changes at the Ministry, resolution of the problems existing in different areas coordinated by the Ministry, and the process of implementation of a number of programs. In particular, Minister Martirossian reported on the maintenance and use of the state roads, events envisaged by the RA Five-year Road Safety Program... more →

PRESIDENT SERZH SARGSYAN ATTENDED A FESTIVE EVENT DEDICATED TO LABOR DAY01.05.2017

PRESIDENT SERZH SARGSYAN ATTENDED A FESTIVE EVENT DEDICATED TO LABOR DAY

President Serzh Sargsyan and Mrs. Rita Sargsyan today at the K. Demirjian Sport and Concert Complex attended a festive event organized by the Grand Holding Company and dedicated to the Armenian workers. Present at the event were also over seven thousand employees of the Company. President Serzh Sargsyan awarded the Chief Technologist of the Grand Holding Company Seryozha Hovakimian with the Medal For Distinguished Labor for his years-long diligent and productive work.  more →