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Armenia decides to fight corruption in new way

Armenia decides to fight corruption in new way

The Armenian government approved the bill "On the body for preventing corruption" at a regular meeting, according to which, a fundamentally new body to combat corruption will be established in the country. The …

Armenia plans to produce innovative organic fertilizer

Armenia plans to produce innovative organic fertilizer

An Armenia-based company plans to produce fertilizer using emerging foreign technologies, Agro IG company Deputy Director Harutyun Usta-Karayan said. He noted that the respective project was submitted to the government, …

Armenian government: new faces, old essence

Armenian government: new faces, old essence

Despite the effective work of the Cabinet, many economic problems were not solved

Armenian parliament of 6th convocation to hold first session

Armenian parliament of 6th convocation to hold first session

Armenia’s new parliament, the National Assembly, will hold its first session in Yerevan after the April 2 elections. Today, 105 lawmakers will select the speaker, his three deputies, one of whom will represent the opposition, and …

Karapetyan declares #039state of emergency#039 in government’s activity

Karapetyan declares 'state of emergency' in government’s activity

The Armenian government would work in emergency mode after the parliamentary elections, the Armenian prime minister Karen Karapetyan said, speaking at a regular Cabinet session. "Our party has won a vote of …

 Karapetyan urges not to disturb Armenian businessmen

Karapetyan urges not to disturb Armenian businessmen

Law enforcement authorities should disturb business only in extreme cases, the Armenian Prime Minister Karen Karapetyan said during the cabinet meeting. "In order to maintain favorable business environment, …

Russian-Armenian inter-governmental commission to be held in June

Russian-Armenian inter-governmental commission to be held in June

The 18th session of the Russian-Armenian inter-governmental economic commission will be held in Armenia in June, RIA Novosti reports citing the information materials of the ongoing Armenian-Russian talks in Moscow. …

Armenian government to start improve cities in 2017

Armenian government to start improve cities in 2017

In December 2017, Armenia's government will commence improvements in provincial towns with the $50 million loan provided from the Asian Development Bank (ADB), the Minister of Territorial Administration and Development, Davit …

Armenia to open embassy in Moldova

Armenia to open embassy in Moldova

Armenia will open its embassy in Moldova. The respective draft presidential decree has been approved at Thursday’s Cabinet meeting of the Armenian government. The opening of an embassy in Moldova will strengthen diplomatic ties …

Did Sargsyan make Karapetyan join the party?

Did Sargsyan make Karapetyan join the party?

Perhaps Prime Minister suffered a political defeat by joining the Republican Party

 Armenian PM to join RPA

Armenian PM to join RPA

Armenian Prime Minister Karen Karapetyan submitted an application for becoming a member of the Republican Party of Armenia (RPA). According to him, this is due to the fact that the President of Armenia, Serzh …

Armenian PM: we must stand by the successful, by those shouldering a burden

Armenian PM: we must stand by the successful, by those shouldering a burden

At a meeting with the representatives of a number of domestic companies involved in the production and processing of agricultural products, Armenian Prime Minister Karen Karapetyan discussed current problems and ways of …

Armenian PM appoints new Deputy Minister of Economic Development

Armenian PM appoints new Deputy Minister of Economic Development

Armenian Prime Minister Karen Karapetyan has appointed Hovhannes Azizyan as a new Deputy Minister of Economic Development and Investment. The decree on this was signed by him today, on November 7. …

Semko CIS to invest $11 million in Armenia

Semko CIS to invest $11 million in Armenia

The Armenian company Semko CIS was awarded the status of resident company at the Alliance free economic zone after it has pledged to invest $11 million in the next five years into the production of printing materials with high level of …

Sargsyan shuffles security officials (but keeps Nalbandian)

Sargsyan shuffles security officials (but keeps Nalbandian)

The official reshuffle was carried out in the Armenian government today: President Serzh Sargsyan replaced the defense minister, the head of the Presidential Administration, the Security Council Secretary and the Chief of Staff …

Armenia adopts draft law on changes in government#039s structure

Armenia adopts draft law on changes in government's structure

The Armenian Parliament adopted the draft law on making amendments in the law on 'Structure of the Government of the Republic of Armenia' at first reading. 77 MP voted in favor of the draft law, 2 voted against and 9 …

 Armenian PM voices requirements for state apparatus

Armenian PM voices requirements for state apparatus

The newly appointed Armenian prime minister Karen Karapetyan said at a meeting with members of the Public Council that the government has to be a …

Serzh Sargsyan appoints new ministers

Serzh Sargsyan appoints new ministers

Armenian president Serzh Sargsyan issued new decrees appointing Vardan Aramyan as finance minister, Vahan Martirosyan as transport and communications minister, Ignatiy …

Armenian Prime Minister#039s assistant dismissed

Armenian Prime Minister's assistant dismissed

Anna Gevorkyan has been relieved of the position of the Armenian Prime Minister's assistant. Corresponding decree was signed by the newly appointed Armenian Prime Minister Karen Karapetyan …

Armenian new government to be formed next week

Armenian new government to be formed next week

The new Prime Minister of Armenia, Karen Karapetyan, will begin forming the new government next week, the local media reported. According to them, …

Gas and electricity prices can be reduced in Armenia

Gas and electricity prices can be reduced in Armenia

Armenia’s newly appointed prime minister Karen Karapetyan called for revision of natural gas and electricity prices. Speaking at a government session Karapetyan asked the Public Services Regulatory Commission (PSRC), the …

Karapetyan calls revival of Nairit plant illusions

Karapetyan calls revival of Nairit plant illusions

Armenia’s newly appointed Prime Minister Karen Karapetyan said that the government did not receive yet any effective investment project for the revival of Nairit synthetic rubber plant in Yerevan. He expressed …

New Armenian Prime Minister appointed

New Armenian Prime Minister appointed

Karen Karapetyan was named the prime minister of Armenia today, a week after the abrupt resignation of his predecessor, the presidential press service said. Armenia's ruling Republican Party approved …

Armenia´s Landmark Electoral Code Curtailed

Armenia´s Landmark Electoral Code Curtailed

The government had realised that the new rules could have had catastrophic consequences

Sargsyan accepts resignation of government

Sargsyan accepts resignation of government

Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan has accepted the resignation of the government, Sargsyan’s press office reported. It said the decision was made on the basis of a resignation application tendered by outgoing Prime Minister …

Armenian PM Hovik Abrahamyan resigns after weeks of unrest

Armenian PM Hovik Abrahamyan resigns after weeks of unrest

The move could pave way for a coalition government

Armenian Defense Minister to resign

Armenian Defense Minister to resign

The list of Armenian ministers to resign soon is being speculated along with rumors on Prime Minister Hovik Abrahamyan's resignation, News.az reports. According to Graparak newspaper, reports say that Minister …

Armenian Prime Minister Hovik Abrahamyan officially resigns

Armenian Prime Minister Hovik Abrahamyan officially resigns

Armenia’s Prime Minister Hovik Abrahamyan officially submitted his resignation at a government session on September 8, Armenian Weekly‎ reports. “The [Armenian] society and the government need …

Armenian families still living in containers from 1988 quake

Armenian families still living in containers from 1988 quake

Spitak suffered an earthquake 28 years ago, but the local authorities are failing to cope with its consequences even today

 Armenia plans to revive its economy by exports

Armenia plans to revive its economy by exports

Despite the socio-economic and security-related problems in the past months, Armenia’s economy has secured an essential growth against 2015, the Armenian Prime Minister Hovik Abrahamyan said. “In the first …