On January 29 in Artashat the Head of Ararat Marz Edik Barseghyan awarded the President of the National Assembly Hovik Abrahamyan “Paruir Sevak” golden memorial medal for significant contribution to the social-economic development, territorial administration and establishment of local self-government bodies of the marz and in raising of their role.
The NA President thanked for appreciating his activities. In the course of the meeting the NA President touched upon several foreign and inner political problems, also talked about the upcoming presidential elections. The Head of the Parliament conveyed to those present the authorities’ political will of holding fair and transparent elections and noted that now they try to eliminate some shortcomings, which have come about during the parliamentary elections. The NA President characterized some dissatisfaction on election list and competition conditions as non-substantiated and deemed the provision of transparent elections to be the job of all the candidates.
The NA President also talked about adequate development of the territories and steps taken to that on the way of the economic development of the country considering it an important precondition.