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Armenia’s PM assigns cabinet members involved in pre-election process go for holiday29.03.2012

Armenia’s PM assigns cabinet members involved in pre-election process go for holiday

 Armenia''s Prime Minister Tigran Sargsyan instructed the cabinet members engaged in pre-electoral processes go for holiday from April 1 not to use their official post and opportunities in the pre-electoral period. At the outgoing sitting in Arzakan Tigran Sargsyan said it first of all refers to deputy ministers and heads of departments. "Those who want to continue their work should apply to the Central Election Commission and withdraw themselves from the pre-electoral... more →

President Serzh Sargsyan met with the representatives of the Armenian community of Singapore29.03.2012

President Serzh Sargsyan met with the representatives of the Armenian community of Singapore

 In conclusion of the state visit, President Serzh Sargsyan met with the representatives of the Armenian community of Singapore. President Sargsyan met with them today at the Saint Gregory Church in Singapore. Tonight, delegation headed by the President will return to Yerevan. more →

Tribute to the Memory of Ashot Navasardyan28.03.2012

Tribute to the Memory of Ashot Navasardyan

Today on March 28th, on the occasion of Ashot Navasardyan's birthday, the founder-president of the Republican Party, public and political figure, RA Prime Minister, RPAVice-Chairman Tigran Sargsyan, members of RPA Executive Body Galust Sahakyan, Taron Margaryan, Eduard Sharmazanov and Karen Avagyan, accompanied by RPA Council members and party activists visited Yerablur. They laid flowers at Ashot Navasardian's tomb, paying tribute to his memory.  more →

Armenian architects waiting for invitation from Turkey for Ani’s restoration27.03.2012

Armenian architects waiting for invitation from Turkey for Ani’s restoration

 Restoration works are expected to launch in the ancient capital of Armenia Ani in spring. The Armenian architects are ready to participate in the restoration of the town in case the Turkish side implements the ICOMOS resolution one of the important provisions of which intends engagement of Armenian specialists in the restoration and fortification works in Ani. "We are following the developments and the launch of the restoration works in Ani. They will start immediately after... more →

Sherman Presses USAID to Target US Assistance to Javakhk27.03.2012

Sherman Presses USAID to Target US Assistance to Javakhk

 Rep. Brad Sherman (D-CA) emphasized the importance of expanding U.S. assistance to the Republic of Georgia’s Armenian-populated region of Samtskhe-Javakheti (Javakhk) during a House Foreign Affairs Committee hearing with US Agency for International Development Administrator Rajiv Shah on the Agency’s Fiscal Year 2013 budget, reports Armenpress citing the Armenian National Committee of America. In his question to USAID Director Shah, Rep. Sherman outlined the difficult... more →

Hrayr Tovmasyan receives delegation of OSCE/ODIHR Election Observation Mission27.03.2012

Hrayr Tovmasyan receives delegation of OSCE/ODIHR Election Observation Mission

 On 26 March Justice Minister of Armenia Hrayr Tovmasyan received Radmila Šekerinska, OSCE/ODIHR Election Observation Mission (EOM), and 2 delegation members. The guests were interested in the role of the Justice Ministry of Armenia in electoral processes, as well as in issues concerning the procedure of elections and the legislation. As an official from the Justice Ministry told Armenpress, Minister Tovmasyan clarified that the department he heads does not deal with electoral... more →