Armenia President calls consultation on macroeconomic development issues

Armenia President calls consultation on macroeconomic development issues

President of Armenia Serzh Sargsyan called a consultation on the macroeconomic development of Armenia and the 2017 State Budget indexes.

Finance Minster of Armenia Vardan Aramyan presented the annual macro-economic indexes of 2016 and the state budget flows, including the reserve indexes of budgetary revenues and expenses, deviations from the planned indexes and the reasons behind them, the press-service of the Armenian President’s Office informed, reports.

The Finance Minister also presented the draft 2017 State Budget at this stage, the risks and possible scenarios of their management, as well as information on the proposals received as a result of discussion in the National Assembly (NA) of Armenia.

The consultation was attended by the Prime Minister of Armenia Karen Karapetyan, Vice Prime Minister, Minister of International Economic Integration and Reforms of Armenia,  Vache Gabrielyan, Chief of Staff of Presidential Administration, Armen Gevorgyan, Chairman of the Central Bank of Armenia (CBA) Arthur Javadyan, Chief Advisor to Armenian President Aram Gharibyan, Chairman of the State Revenue Committee (SRC) of Armenia Vardan Harutyunyan, as well as the first Deputy Minister of Finance of Armenia Atom Janjughazyan and Deputy Head of the SRC Vakhtang Mirumyan.