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“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 →

Supreme Standing Council on Medium-Term Expenditure Development Program Holds Meeting16.05.2017

Supreme Standing Council on Medium-Term Expenditure Development Program Holds Meeting

Chaired by Prime Minister Karen Karapetyan, the Supreme Standing Council on Medium-Term Expenditure Development Program met today in the Office of Government. The meeting discussed and approved the main macroeconomic indicators and the fiscal framework to form the basis of the draft medium-term public expenditure program for 2018-2020 with a focus on economic growth for the next 3 years. Note that for many years capital expenditures used to lag behind the level of State budget deficit,... more →

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 →