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24.09.2021
Parliament Convenes Extraordinary Sitting
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On September 24, at the initiative of the Government an extraordinary sitting was convened.

The RA Minister of Territorial Administration and Infrastructures Gnel Sanosyan presented the NA draft decision, according to which, it was proposed to hold the debate of the legislative initiative designing amendments and addenda to the law on the RA Administrative-Territorial Division and the enclosed other law in the second reading in the special procedure during 24 hours after its adoption in the first reading.

The parliament adopted the NA draft decision on debate special procedure of the extraordinary sitting agenda item.

Gnel Sanosyan in the first reading presented for debate the package of the bills on Making Amendments and Addenda to the law on the RA Administrative-Territorial Division and on Making Amendments and Addenda to the law on Local Self-Government. According to the rapporteur, the existing administrative territorial division often creates the most serious obstacles for the development of the communities, and they are more evident in case of the communities less than 3000 residents. “The studies show that, when the population of the community is little, then the community is not able to carry out a number of services,” Gnel Sanosyan underlined. Discussions were organized, and parliamentary hearings were held on the initiative.

As the Minister has informed, it is proposed to unite 441 communities of Armenia in 37 community associations. The goal of the enlargement is to raise the management efficient, combine the capacities and skills, promoting the development of the communities by that, and have decentralization. In supporting the newly forming communities the Minister highlighted the role of the marz administrations.

The Chair of the NA Standing Committee on Territorial Administration, Local Self-Government, Agriculture and Environment Protection Vahe Ghalumyan made a co-report. He has noted that as a result of joint work with the executive body, it has been possible to submit to parliament such an initiative, which does not almost give a reason for disagreements. The initiative was debated at the Committee and was endorsed.

As a result of voting, the initiative was adopted in the first reading.


24.09.2021
Arman Yeghoyan and Arsen Torosyan Meet with Members of Hellenic Parliament
On September 23, the Chair of the RA National Assembly Standing Committee on European Integration Arman Yeghoyan and the Committee member Arsen Torosyan met with the Chair of Greek-Armenian Friendship Group of Hellenic Parliament Dimitrios Markopoulos and the members of the Committee on European Aff...

24.09.2021
Parliament Passes Debated Legislative Initiatives in Second Reading
On September 24, parliament debated in the second reading the package of draft laws on RA Administrative-Territorial Division and the presented enclosed ones authored by the Government at the extraordinary sitting. The RA Minister of Territorial Administration and Infrastructure Gnel Sanosyan noted ...

24.09.2021
Some Amendments Made in Legislative Package on Community Enlargement
At September 24 sitting of the RA NA Standing Committee on Territorial Administration, Local Self-Government, Agriculture and Environment Protection, moderated by Vahe Ghalumyan, the legislative package on Making Amendments and Addenda to the Law on RA Administrative-Territorial Division and the enc...

24.09.2021
RA NA Standing Committee on State and Legal Affairs Convenes Extraordinary Sitting
At the extraordinary sitting of the NA Standing Committee on State and Legal Affairs held on September 24, the legislative package envisaging Amendments and Addenda to the Law on Anti-Corruption Committee and the enclosed ones authored by the deputies of the NA Civil Contract Faction Vahagn Hovakimy...

24.09.2021
Photo Exhibition Titled Road to Democracy in National Assembly
On September 24, in the framework of the events on 30th anniversary of the RA independence, the opening of the photo exhibition with the heading Road to Democracy was held in the RA National Assembly which was carried out together with the Armenpress news agency. Thanking the NA Staff and the Armenp...

24.09.2021
NA President Alen Simonyan Continues Receiving Congratulatory Messages on RA Independence Day
The President of the Senate of Parliament of the Czech Republic Miloš Vystrčil sent a congratulatory message to the RA NA President Alen Simonyan on the occasion of the 30th anniversary of the RA Independence.“Allow me to avail myself of this opportunity to express contentment for the friendshi...

24.09.2021
Parliament Passes Legislative Package Envisaging Amendments and Addendum to Law on Anti-Corruption Committee and enclosed ones in First Reading
At September 24 extraordinary sitting, parliament debated in the first reading the legislative package envisaging Amendments and Addendum to the Law on Anti-Corruption Committee and the enclosed ones authored by the NA Civil Contract Faction Vahagn Hovakimyan and Vladimir Vardanyan. The key rapporte...

24.09.2021
Alen Simonyan Receives Chargé d’Affairs of the United Arab Emirates
On September 24, the President of the RA National Assembly Alen Simonyan received the Chargé d' Affairs of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Ahlam Rashid Ahmad Al Abd Al Salami.After his welcoming speech the RA NA President has noted that Armenia pays great importance to the development of the relation...



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