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28.11.2022
Debate of Draft Law on Making Addendum to Law on Non-Cash Transactions Postponed
As the deputy of the Civil Contract Faction, the Deputy Chair of the NA Standing Committee on Economic Affairs Babken Tunyan assured, from July 1, 2022 the tourists visiting and leaving our country sometimes have difficulties connected with providing the compulsory demand of making payments in on-ca...

28.11.2022
Sittings of NA Standing Committees to be Convened
On November 28 at 10:00...

25.11.2022
Arman Yeghoyan Receives the Member of Riksdag of Sweden Marléne Lund Kopparklint
On November 25, the Chair of the Standing Committee of the European Integration of the RA National Assembly received the Member of Riksdag of Sweden Marléne Lund Kopparklint.Arman Yeghoyan talked with his Swedish colleague being in Armenia for the first time about the issues on the development of th...

25.11.2022
Vladimir Vardanyan Presents Reforms Related to Judicial, Anti-Corruption and Electoral Legislation in Armenia to Officer for South Caucasus Affairs of French Ministry for Europe and Foreign Affairs Nicolas Karges
On November 25, the Head of the RA NA Friendship Group Armenia-France Vladimir Vardanyan met with the Officer for the South Caucasus Affairs of the French Ministry for Europe and Foreign Affairs Nicolas Karges. The reforms of judicial, anti-corruption and electoral legislation related to the sphere ...

25.11.2022
Eduard Aghajanyan Gives a Speech at OSCE PA: I Would Have Preferred to Use This Platform to Engage in Constructive Dialogue with the Delegation from Azerbaijan, but Unfortunately They Still Do Not Genuinely Share Our Peace Agenda.
The Head of the RA NA Delegation to OSCE PA, the Chair of the Standing Committee on Foreign Relations Eduard Aghajanyan gave a speech at Autumn Meeting.“Dear colleagues,Having no intention to undermine the grave repercussions that the war in Ukraine has had on the OSCE region, I would like to draw y...

25.11.2022
Lilit Galstyan Gives a Speech at OSCE PA: Not So Far from the European capitals, the People of Armenia and Nagorno-Karabakh, are Continuing to be Subjected to Aggression, Displacement and Ethnic Cleansing
The Member of the Armenian delegation Lilit Galstyan gave a speech at OSCE PA Autumn Session.“Dear colleagues, honorable president,Today, the main concern of the International community is Ukraine. Urgent action is required to combat the security challenges, to prevent the region from irrevocable co...

25.11.2022
Sargis Khandanyan’s Speech at OSCE PA Autumn Meeting
At the OSCE PA Autumn Meeting the member of the RA NA delegation Sargis Khandanyan gave a speech, where it particularly said: “Mr Chair, Azerbaijan’s unjustified and unprovoked military aggression against the sovereign territory of the Republic of Armenia launched on September 13, 2022, resulted in ...

25.11.2022
Hayk Mamijanyan Meets with Nicolas Karges
On November 25, the Head of the RA NA With Honour Faction Hayk Mamijanyan received and the Officer for the South Caucasus Affairs of the French Ministry for Europe and Foreign Affairs Nicolas Karges.The sides discussed issues regarding the regional security. Hayk Mamijanyan voiced the position of th...

25.11.2022
MPs of Armenia Faction Meet with Representative of French Ministry for Europe and Foreign Affairs: The role of France for Armenia is special
“The relations between the peoples of Armenia and France are based on centuries-old friendship and close historical and cultural ties. The role of France for Armenia is special. That country was always next to the Armenian people during the difficult period,” the Head of the Armenia Faction Seyran O...

25.11.2022
Parliamentary Action on Climate Change: Conference in Yerevan
The National Assembly of the Republic of Armenia, as the highest representative institution of the country, is aiming to become a catalyst of foresight. The environmental challenges that clearly affect the climate do not recognize borders and conflict lines, and we should bring all states of the wor...

25.11.2022
Hayk Konjoryan and Artur Hovhannisyan Meet French Partners
On November 25, the Head of the RA NA Civil Contract Faction Hayk Konjoryan and the Secretary of the Faction Artur Hovhannisyan received the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the French Republic to the Republic of Armenia Anne Louyot and the Officer for the South Caucasus Affairs of th...

25.11.2022
RA NA President’s Statement on Resignation Letter of NA Deputy Aram Vardevanyan
Pursuant to Article 155.1 of the Constitutional Law the Rules of Procedure of the National Assembly, the deputy of the National Assembly of the Republic of Armenia Aram Vardevanyan submitted his resignation letter on November 25.Pursuant to Article 155.2 of the Constitutional Law the Rules of Proced...

25.11.2022
RA NA President Alen Simonyan Visits Henrik Khachatryan School
On November 25, the RA NA President Alen Simonyanwas hosted the pupils and teachers of Henrik Khachatryan N 199 School of Davtashen Administrative District. Alen Simonyan took a tour in the school accompanied by the school principal Violeta Bejanyan and the Head of Davtashen Administrative District ...

24.11.2022
On December 2 at 11:00 NA Extraordinary Sitting to Be Convened
By the decision of the NA President, under Article 100 of the RA Constitution and Article 41 of the Constitutional Law the Rules of Procedure of the National Assembly at the initiative of the NA deputies, on Dec...

24.11.2022
Legislative Initiative Takes into Account Features and Principles of Service in National Security Bodies
The need to develop a package of draft laws on Making Amendments and Addenda to the Law on Service in the National Security Bodies and on Making Amendments and Addenda to the Law on National Security Bodies is due to the need to harmonize the concepts used in the law with the current legislation and...

24.11.2022
At Sitting of the Committee Regulations Being Proposed in the Electoral Code Adopted
The deputies Arpine Davoyan and Alkhas Ghazaryan propose addenda and amendments to the Constitutional Law the RA Electoral Code and to the enclosed laws.Arpine Davoyan informed that after the first r...

24.11.2022
Committee Endorses Drafts Debated in Second Reading
On November 24, the Standing Committee on Economic Affairs debated in the second reading the legislative initiatives debated at the NA extraordinary sitting and adopted in the first reading at the extraordinary sitting. The draft law on Making Amendments and Addenda to the RA Tax Code was debated. T...

24.11.2022
Issues of Development of Armenian-Canadian Cooperation Discussed
On November 24, the representatives of parliamentary three factions received the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Canada to Armenia Alison Mary LeClaire in the National Assembly.The representative of Armenia Faction, the member of Armenia-Canada Friendship Group Artur Khachatryan high...

24.11.2022
Deputies Propose New Regulations in the Electoral Code
In accordance with the regulations functioning of the Electoral Code, the Control-Audit Service carries out control towards the payments, expenditures and their accounting being made by pre-electoral foundations. Pursuant to the amendments made to the law in 2021, the part 1 of Article 29 of the Ele...

24.11.2022
Legislative Reforms in Field of Regular Passenger Transportation in Territory of Republic
“The legislative reforms implemented in the field of regular passenger transportation in the territory of the republic are due to the increase in the efficiency and quality of service and the application of new solutions for the organization of the intra-community route network by communities,” the ...

24.11.2022
Extraordinary Online Meeting of CSTO PA Standing Committee on Political Affairs and International Cooperation Held
On November 24, the extraordinary meeting of the Standing Committee on Political Affairs and International Cooperation of the CSTO Parliamentary Assembly was held in online format.The draft of the assignments on the improvement of the legislation in ensuring the legal processes and the defense of so...

24.11.2022
New Approaches in Micro-Enterprise Taxation System
The purpose of the legislative package is to revise the micro-enterprise taxation system in such a way that it really serves the goals originally set for this taxation system,” the RA Deputy Minister of Finance Arman Poghosyan said, presenting the package of draft laws on Making Amendments and Adden...

24.11.2022
Legal Bases to be Envisaged in Cases of Subject Matter for Returning the Excise Tax Sums
The use of the excise tax in our legislation has some inconsistencies, which also contradicts the internationally accepted approaches of consuming taxes. In the phase of re-exporting from our country the goods subject to taxation by the excise tax being imported to Armenia, the excise tax paid durin...

24.11.2022
Parliament Convenes Extraordinary Sitting
On November 24, the National Assembly convened an extraordinary sitting on the initiative of the Government. The parliament approved the agenda of the extraordinary sitting. According to the proposal of the Government and the NA decision, the drafts included in the agenda will be debated with the sp...

24.11.2022
It is Proposed to Review the Age Limit for Service in NSS Bodies
At present, for the non-commissioned and commissioned officers, up to the title lieutenant colonel the age limit is 50 years, for the colonel – 55, which is essentially low from the age limit envisaged in the profiles law for the military and other services equalized to it. It is proposed to review ...

23.11.2022
New Rules Proposed in Micro-Enterprise Taxation System
“It is recommended to reduce the range of economic entities operating in the micro-enterprise taxation system as much as possible, thereby making this preferential taxation system even more targeted,” the RA Minister of Finance Arman Poghosyan said, presenting the package of draft laws on Making Ame...

23.11.2022
It is Proposed to Return the Paid Excise Tax during Import in cases of Import and Later Export
In the phase of re-exporting from our country the goods subject to taxation by the excise tax being imported to Armenia, the excise tax paid during the import is not returned with the current regulations. As the RA Deputy Minister of Finance Arman Poghosyan insisted, the excise tax is a consuming ta...

23.11.2022
Working Discussion on RA Draft Law on Foundations with Inviolable Capital
“If adopted, this initiative could be very effective, particularly for universities,” the deputy of the NA Civil Contract Faction Sisak Gabrielyan noted during the working discussion held on November 23 regarding the RA draft law on Foundations with Inviolable Capital authored by him and Gevorg Papo...

22.11.2022
Taguhi Tovmasyan Hosts YSU Graduate Students: New Doors Opened before Armenia in Geopolitical Aspect
New doors opened before Armenia in geopolitical aspect, and we should be able to advance the state interest of the Republic of Armenia and the Artsakh Republic: the Chair of the NA Standing Committee on Protection of Human Rights and Public Affairs Taguhi Tovmasyan, on November 22 hosting the gradua...

22.11.2022
On November 24 at 11:00 NA Extraordinary Sitting to Be Convened
By the decision of the RA NA President, under Article 100 of the RA Constitution and Article 41 of the Constitutional Law the Rules of Procedure of the National Assembly at the initiative of the RA Government, on November 24 at 11:00 an extraordinary sitting of the National Assembly will be convened...

21.11.2022
Armenian Delegation Takes Part in Work of NATO PA 68th Annual Session in Madrid
The NATO PA 68th Annual Session took place in Madrid, where the NA delegation took part. The Armenian parliamentarians participated in the meetings of the Economics and Security, Political, Defense and Security and other Committees. ...

21.11.2022
Sona Ghazaryan Meets with Dutch Politician: Establishment of Peace in the Region Highlighted
On November 21, the RA NA deputy Sona Ghazaryan met with the member of the D66 Party, former MP of the Kingdom of the Netherlands Jan Hoekema.The prospects of the expansion of bilateral relations and agendas were discussed.Sona Ghazaryan presented to the guest the circumstances of the offensive of A...

21.11.2022
Alen Simonyan’s Congratulatory Message on World Television Day
Television has its stable role and significance in the everyday life of a modern person beginning from its experimental broadcast until now.The thing is that what happens beyond the screen, is often invisible for a TV viewer. The wide spread of the internet, of course, to some extent has overshadowe...

18.11.2022
NA Chief of Staff, Secretary General Vahan Naribekyan Meets with Secretary General of Korean Parliament
On November 15, the NA Chief of Staff, Secretary General of the Republic of Armenia Vahan Naribekyan met with the Secretary General of the Parliament of the Republic of Korea Kwang Jae Lee.Warmly welcoming his colleague Kwang Jae Lee noted that the Republic of Korea highlights the development of the...

18.11.2022
Delegation of RA National Assembly Meets with the President of the Landtag of Saxony-Anhalt
On November 17, the delegation led by the Head of Armenia-Germany Friendship Group Vladimir Vardanyan met in the Saxony-Anhalt of the Landtag (State Parliament) of the Federal Republic of Germany (FRG) with the President Doctor Gunnar Schellenberger.Vladimir Vardanyan thanked the President of the La...

17.11.2022
Event Titled “Armenia Day” Held in City of Magdeburg, Germany
An event titled Armenia Day was held in the city of Magdeburg on the initiative of the Landtag of the state of Saxony-Anhalt of the Federal Republic of Germany on November 17, during which speeches were made by the President of the Landtag of the state of Saxony-Anhalt, Doctor Gunnar Schellenberger,...

17.11.2022
Sisak Gabrielyan and Eliso Bolkvadze Sign a Joint Memorandum
The Chair of the Standing Committee on Science, Education, Culture, Diaspora, Youth and Sports Sisak Gabrielyan, the Committee members Hasmik Hakobyan, Narek Babayan and Hakob Aslanyan being in Tbilisi in the delegation led by the RA NA President met with the Chair of the Culture Committee of the Pa...

17.11.2022
Anahit Avanesyan: The compulsory health insurance system will be fully introduced in our country in 2027
“Compulsory health insurance is an integral part of reforms in the field of health care,” the RA Minister of Health Anahit Avanesyan said during the debate of the concept of health strategy in the NA Standing Committee on Health Care on November 17. According to the Minister of Health, the primary h...

17.11.2022
Memorandum of Cooperation between the Committees on Foreign Relations of Parliaments of Armenia and Georgia is Signed
The Chair of the RA NA Standing Committee on Foreign Relations Eduard Aghajanyan, the members of the Committee, as well as the NA Armenia-Georgia Friendship Group Lena Nazaryan, Sargis Khandanyan being in the delegation led by the RA NA President met with the Chair of the Foreign Relations Committee...

17.11.2022
Alen Simonyan to the Prime Minister of Georgia: Armenia Highly Appreciates the Interest of Georgia Aimed at Preservation of Peace and Stability in the Region
The Prime Minister of Georgia Irakli Garibashvili received the delegation led by the RA NA President Alen Simonyan being in Georgia on an official visit. The sides congratulated each other on the occasion of the 30th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations, stressing that the common...

17.11.2022
Alen Simonyan Presents Details of the Meeting with His Georgian Colleague to the Journalists
At the meeting with the Speaker of the Georgian Parliament Shalva Papuashvili the briefing of the Speakers of the Parliaments followed. At the briefing the RA NA President particularly said: “I have always underlined that the development of the special good-neighbourly relations with Georgia is in t...

17.11.2022
Alen Simonyan is On a Two-Day Visit in Georgia: We are Interested in the Establishment of Strategic Partnership with Georgia
At the invitation of the Speaker of the Georgian Parliament Shalva Papuashvili the delegation led by the RA NA President Alen Simonyan is on an official two-day visit in Georgia.After the tête-à-tête talk with the Speaker of the Georgian Parliament Shalva Papuashvili a meeting in extended format too...

17.11.2022
Tigran Abrahamyan: Despite the problems in the Armed Forces, the With Honor Faction voted in favor of the Defender of the Motherland project
“The With Honor Faction voted in favor of the Defender of the Motherland project, however, I think that there are many problems in the Armed Forces. It is very important to understand what kind of environment is created with the armed forces, starting with the moral and psychological state, discipli...

17.11.2022
Gevorg Papoyan: The Draft Law on RA State Budget for 2023 with Its Volume is the biggest in the History of Armenia
The draft state budget for 2023 is the biggest in the history of Armenia, and its expenditure is about 2.6 trillion AMD or more than 6.5 billion USD. Compared with the expenditure of the previous year state budget the expenditure for 2023 increased by about 19%, and with that we could increase the e...

17.11.2022
Tadevos Avetisyan: Now There Are All Factors of Intensifying Inflation: It is Designed That It Will Also Be Continued Next Year
The budget that today’s authorities gave brought, again if we evaluate in social sense, is the following: every next day, also next year, our citizens, it refers to the working poor people, the lonely pensioners, in general, the poor families will live worse every next year than its previous day, as...

16.11.2022
RA NA President’s Official Visit to Georgia Begins With a Symbolic Event of Diplomatic Relations
At the invitation of the Speaker of the Georgian Parliament Shalva Papuashvili the delegation led by the RA NA President Alen Simonyan is on an official two-day visit in Georgia. The visit began by the solemn event dedicated to the 30th anniversary of the establishment of Armenia-Georgia diplomatic ...

16.11.2022
Members of Government Make Extraordinary Speeches During Debate of State Budget for 2023, Point of View of Armenia Faction Presented
“The RA state budget for 2023 is based on 4 priorities: security system, infrastructure, social support system, modernization of education and science,” the RA Deputy Prime Minister Mher Grigoryan noted during the debate of the RA state budget for 2023 on November 16. In his speech, the Deputy Prime...

16.11.2022
Hakob Arshakyan Highlights Strategic Appraoches on Innovation and High Technologies
Today, the financing of the military-industrial complex, scientific-research, experimental-constructive programmes has increased more than 4 times compared with 2017, making more than 6.8 billion AMD for 2023: the RA NA Vice President Hakob Arshakyan said in his speech on the draft law on the RA Sta...

16.11.2022
Parliamentary Briefings to Take Place
 On November 17, the parliamentary briefings following the NA regular sittings will take place in the NA hall 334 with the following schedule:...

16.11.2022
Khachatur Sukiasyan is Interested in the Possibilities of Founding New Productions with Subsidy Programmes
During the NA-Government Q&A session held on November 16, the deputy Khachatur Sukiasyan was interested in the possibility of founding new productions with subsidy programmes for providing entries for tax.The RA Minister of Finance Tigran Khachatryan answered the deputy’s question. He noted that it ...

16.11.2022
Armen Khachtryan Inquires About Details of Repaired Roads from Gnel Sanosyan
During the NA-Government Q&A session, the NA deputy Armen Khachatryan reminded the RA Minister of Territorial Administration and Infrastructure Gnel Sanosyan that the political promise to repair 500 km of roads at the beginning of 2022 was fulfilled. The deputy inquired about the details of the repa...

16.11.2022
Lilit Stepanyan’s Question on Salary Increase of Scientists and Researchers
During the NA-Government Q&A session, the deputy of the RA NA Civil Contract Faction Lilit Stepanyan inquired the RA Prime Minister about the salary increase of the scientists and researchers, as well as other mechanisms of salary increase.“In 2021, we made a decision on the continuous salary increa...

16.11.2022
Sergey Bagratyan’s Question to Deputy Prime Minister: Isn’t it possible to transit Iranian gas to Europe through Georgia, becoming a serious hub?
Referring to the problems of the North-South road during the NA-Government Q&A session, the NA deputy Sergey Bagratyan noted that the Iranian capital has been involved in the Syunik sector. He inquired whether it is not possible to transit the Iranian gas to Europe through Georgia, becoming a seriou...

16.11.2022
Davit Arushanyan’s Question to Gnel Sanosyan: What is being done regarding the emergency buildings in Gyumri?
During the NA-Government Q&A session, the deputy of the Civil Contract Faction Davit Arushanyan asked the RA Minister of Territorial Administration and Infrastructure what is being done regarding the 3 emergency buildings in Gyumri, noting that the question concerns Antaravan 26, Ghukasyan 29 and Is...

16.11.2022
Arman Yeghoyan’s Question to Deputy Prime Minister Mher Grigoryan: What steps are being taken by the Government to solve the problems caused by the fluctuation of the dollar exchange rate among IT companies
During the NA-Government Q&A session, Arman Yeghoyan asked the Deputy Prime Minister Mher Grigoryan what steps the Government is taking to solve the problems caused by the fluctuation of the dollar exchange rate among IT companies. “Any earnings or income that are received in foreign currency have a...

16.11.2022
In Response to Deputy Zaruhi Batoyan’s Question Nikol Pashinyan Touches Upon Possibilities of Armenia-Azerbaijan Inter-Parliamentary Cooperation
During the NA-Government Q&A session, the RA Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan, touching upon question of the deputy Zaruhi Batoyan, noted that they positively refer to the idea of the development of Armenia-Azerbaijan inter-parliamentary relations. Nevertheless, the Prime Minister reminded that in Soc...

16.11.2022
Sona Ghazaryan’s Question on the Programmes Aimed at Involving a Great Number of Women in the Sustainable Development Process of the Economy
During the NA-Government Q&A session, the deputy of the RA NA Civil Contract Faction Sona Ghazaryan inquired from the Minister of Labor and Social Affairs about the work for involving more great number of women in the sustainable development process of the economy.“It is important for the Government...

16.11.2022
Babken Tunyan’s Question on Tax Privileges of IT Sphere Small Companies
During the NA-Government Q&A session, the Deputy Chair of the RA NA Standing Committee on Economic Affairs Babken Tunyan inquired from the Minister of Hi-Tech Industry Robert Khachatryan about the legislative initiative fixing tax privileges for the information sphere small companies. The deputy und...

16.11.2022
Babken Tunyan: We are smoothly replacing the institution of bonuses with salary increases
“The budget of the upcoming year stands out, it is indeed an ambitious budget. According to the Government Programme, we have planned to ensure at least 7% economic growth every year. Taking into account the fact that our economic growth will be 12-14%, it is a big leap to provide another 7% economi...

16.11.2022
Nikol Pashinyan: We propose a Budget Which is 75% More Than the Budget of 2018
We plan the tax revenues of the state budget for 2023 2 trillion 204 billion AMD, which 946 billion AMD or by 75.1% more from the indicator of 2018. After four and a half years, being passed through war and pandemic, we propose a budget, which is 75% more from the budget of 2018. The RA Prime Minist...

16.11.2022
Andranik Kocharyan: The demographic problem should be reflected in our security strategy
“The most important financial document of the country for the coming year, which includes developments in all sectors, is being discussed in the National Assembly of Armenia today,” the Chair of the Standing Committee on Defense and Security Andranik Kocharyan said during the debate on the RA state ...

16.11.2022
Rustam Bakoyan Initiates Working Discussion: We Try to Create Legislative Preconditions on Receiving Citizenship of the Republic of Armenia for National Minorities
My proposal refers to the representatives of the national minorities who have left our country before 1995, and who expressed wish to return, an opportunity will be given them to receive the citizenship of the Republic of Armenia (RA) in simplified order, which is reserved only to the Armenians by l...

16.11.2022
Gevorg Papoyan’s Speech during the Debate of RA Draft State Budget for 2023: Budget 2023 is a Responder to Social, Security, Development and Existing Challenges
The RA Draft State Budget for 2023 held 6-day joint debates in the NA Head Committees. A number of issues, which related to the content and execution of the budget, were voiced by the deputies. At November 16 NA sitting, the Chair of the NA Standing Committee on Financial-Credit and Budgetary Affair...

16.11.2022
Martin Galstyan Presents Conclusion of CB on Budget Draft: It will be necessary to implement a significant restraining fiscal policy in 2023
“A 7% level of economic growth has been set for 2023 as part of the government's five-year program aimed at increasing economic potential. The high economic growth predicted for 2023 is based on the significant increase in the share of key investments, including state investments, and the formation ...

16.11.2022
Parliament Debates Main Financial Document of Coming Year: Rapid Economic Development Has No Alternative
The main core of the budgetary programmes for 2023 will continue to be the reinforcement of the security environment, economic strengthening, the development of human capital and our citizens’ social protection in consonance with the targets set out by the Government. At November 16 NA sitting, the ...

16.11.2022
Parliament Passes Legislative Initiatives Debated on the Previous Day
On November 16, the National Assembly continued the work of the regular sittings the bills debated on the previous day passing them by voting.The Secretary of the RA NA Armenia Faction Artsvik Minasyan thanked the Senate of the Republic of France for adopting a resolution yesterday, on November 15, ...

15.11.2022
Issues on Logistic Common Problems of Armenia Discussed
In case of bringing into life the ‘Gyumri Dry Port’ project a big philosophy will be changed in the whole logistic system of Armenia: Armenia will be observed as a transit country for the import and export of many goods. The Deputy Minister Armen Arzumanyan said about this.On November 15, in parliam...

15.11.2022
Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities to Promote
Ratifying the Protocol our country our country will recognize the commitment of the Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities to accept and discuss the reports on the violations of provisions of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities being presented by the individuals o...

15.11.2022
National Assembly Debates a Number of Draft Laws in Second Reading
The parliament debated a number of legislative initiatives in the second reading at the sitting on November 15. According to the legislative initiative, it is proposed to give the RA Government the right to adopt secondary regulatory legal acts defining norms in separate spending areas by the Law on...

15.11.2022
National Spatial Data Infrastructure to Be Introduced
“The purpose of the drafts is to regulate geodetic and cartographic activities, to define the powers of the republican and territorial administration of the RA executive power, local self-government bodies and other entities, the procedure of the international cooperation, as well as dispute resolut...

15.11.2022
Import of Genetically Modified Organisms to Armenia is Designed to Restrict
The genetically modified organisms (GMOs) can be imported to the republic for only implementing research examinations: the Minister of Economy Vahan Kerobyan noted while presenting for debate in the first reading the draft law on Genetically Modified Organisms and the package of the co-legislative i...

15.11.2022
State Registration Process of Rights towards Properties to Be Combined to be Facilitated
In accordance with the amendments and addenda to the law on State Registration of Rights towards the Property, in case of combining the unit not separately registered as a real estate and without addresswith the registered real estate unit, the demand of presenting a decision is removed. In case, wh...

15.11.2022
Ruben Rubinyan Receives Delegation of Special Envoys on European Union and Eastern Partnership of EU Member Countries
On November 15, the Vice President of the National Assembly of Armenia Ruben Rubinyan received the delegation of Special Envoys on the European Union and the Eastern Partnership of the EU Member Countries.The sides highlighted Armenia-European Union cooperation, including within the Eastern Partners...

15.11.2022
With Proposed New Regulation, Foreigners to Be Given Opportunity to Have Same Rights While Working in Representative Office and Branches of Organization
MP Gevorg Papoyan proposes to reserve the right to work without a permit to the foreign employees of the representative office and branches of the organization in the Republic of Armenia. According to the current legislation, the employee of a representative office of a foreign organization is exemp...

15.11.2022
It is Designed to Introduce Certification System in the Sphere of Primary (Vocational) and Secondary Professional Education
The amendments will allow introducing new procedures in the sphere of primary professional (vocational) and secondary professional education, which will be aimed at the employees’ professional development and remuneration interconnection mechanism. The RA Deputy Minister of the Education, Science, C...

15.11.2022
It is Planned to Establish Uniform Conditions and Requirements for Providing Audit Services in EAEU Member States
The Agreement on Audit Activities within the Framework of the Eurasian Economic Union signed in Moscow on April 19, 2022 consists of 35 articles and derives from the provisions of the Treaty on the Eurasian Economic Union dated May 29, 2014, as well as from the liberalization plan for the formation ...

15.11.2022
Tax Policy Changes in 4 Main Directions
Tax policy changes are proposed in 4 main directions according to the package of the legislative package on Making Amendments and Addenda to the RA Tax Code and on Making Amendments to the RA Civil Code. The RA Deputy Minister of Finance Arman Poghosyan informed about this during the NA regular sitt...

15.11.2022
Draft Law on Ratifying the Agreement Common Aviation Area between the RA, EU and Its Member States Debated
The aim of the Agreement, particularly, is to create a common aviation area, providing the availability of the sides’ markets with equal competitive conditions without discrimination and united rules, including the spheres of flight and aviation security, the organization of the air traffic, th...

15.11.2022
Agreement Aimed at the Rise of Efficiency of Joint Efforts in the Fight against Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing
On November 15, by the presentation of the RA CB Deputy Governor Nerses Yeritsyan the parliament debated the draft law on Ratifying the Agreement on Exchange of Information on Movements of Cash and Monetary Instruments across the Customs Border of the Eurasian Economic Union to Combat the Legalizati...

15.11.2022
Executive Body Proposes Amendments to Law on Energy
The new model of the wholesale electricity market launched on February 1, 2022 assumes that one of the generating stations in the electricity system should provide a balancing service to the rest of the market participants. “Due to the specifics of the new model of the electricity market, it was nec...

15.11.2022
Legislative Initiative Improving the Legal Protection of TV Companies Debated
The deputy of the Civil Contract Faction Sisak Gabrielyan proposes addenda to the law on Audiovisual Media for improving the legal protection of the TV companies.If the decision of the Regulating state body on giving slot license of the public multiplex on the bases of not being decently substantiat...

15.11.2022
It is Proposed to Set Unified Sequence for Air Broadcast of Audiovisual Programmes Included in Public Multiplex
The deputies Sisak Gabrielyan, Narek Babayan and Hakob Aslanyan propose to set a unified application for the sequence of the broadcast of all audiovisual programmes included in the public multiplex irrespective of the spread area, operator and broadcaster.At November 15 NA sitting Sisak Gabrielyan d...

15.11.2022
Audiovisual Media Cannot Have Former or Present Names of Casinos, Bookmakers, Gambling: Issue Debated at NA Regular Sitting
Today, in our audiovisual media there are names, which are like and connected with the names of the casinos, bookmakers, gambling functioning before. On November 15, at the RA NA regular sitting the Chair of the NA Standing Committee on Financial-Credit and Budgetary Affairs Gevorg Papoyan said abou...

15.11.2022
NA Debates the Draft Law: The Conscript Serviceman Can Turn into Contract Military Service After Serving 6 Months
After being enlisted and serving in the educational military unit and training as a soldier the Government gives an opportunity to the serviceman to become a contractual serviceman and to make use of all possibilities and privileges being given to the contractual serviceman. On November 15, the Nati...

15.11.2022
Contractors with Functions of Implementation, Planning or Control of Combat Tasks to Participate in Certification of Extra Payment Voluntarily
“In order to increase the attractiveness interest of sign military service contract, the Government proposes to make extra payment for the officers, non-commissioned officers and privates of the contract military service holding positions with the functions of implementation, planning or control of ...

15.11.2022
Parliament Debates the Issue of Making the RA Minimum Monthly Salary 75.000 AMD from January 1, 2023
As a result of building appropriate mathematical models and study of the international experience, it is proposed to raise the amount of the RA minimum salary from 68.000 AMD and make 75.000 AMD from January 1, 2023. The RA Deputy Minister of Labor and Social Affairs Ruben Sargsyan said about this d...

15.11.2022
In Case of Adoption of Proposed Draft, Pension and Benefits to Be Paid in Cash Only Through Banks from February 1, 2023
The executive body proposes to carry out the payments of family and social benefits, as well as emergency funds, in a non-cash manner from January 1, 2023 in the cities and rural settlements with more than 1.000 inhabitants, and from 2024 – in the villages with up to 1.000 inhabitants. The RA Deputy...

15.11.2022
National Assembly Begins Work of Regular Sittings
On November 15, the National Assembly began the work of the regular sittings, approving the agendas of the session and the regular sittings.The parliamentary opposition also participated in the NA regular sitting. Members of the National Assembly, Martun Grigoryan from the With Honor Faction and Arg...

14.11.2022
American Model of the Independent Living Service of Persons with Disabilities Debated
On November 14, at the NA Standing Committee on Labor and Social Affairs a working discussion was held on the American model of the Independent Living Service (ILC) and the preconditions of its localization in the Republic of Armenia. The President of the NGO Agate Rights Defense Center for Women wi...

14.11.2022
Workshop on the Platform of RA NA and U.S. Congress Staffs
The experience and the knowledge that the U.S. Congress has in the research area is interesting for the Expertise and Analytical Department RA National Assembly. This is an original start for the relations, which are formed also on the platform of the staffs between the National Assembly and the U.S...

14.11.2022
31 Items to Be Included in Draft Agenda of NA Regular Sittings
On November 14, the sitting of the National Assembly Council presided over by Alen Simonyan was held.The draft agendas on Making Addenda to the agenda of the fourth session of the eighth convocation of the National Assembly and the regular sittings to be convened on November 15 were debated and appr...

14.11.2022
Suren Papikyan: After 6 Months of Compulsory Military Service the Conscript Soldier Will Have a Possibility of Turning into Contract Military Service
The draft proposes to raise the attractiveness and interest of turning into contractual military service in accordance with the programme for 2021-2026, as well to create preconditions for the development of the professional contractual military service: the RA Minister of Defense Suren Papikyan sai...

14.11.2022
International Document on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Debated
In 2007, the Republic of Armenia signed the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities and Optional Protocol, but on October 22, 2010 ratified only the Convention.The Optional Protocol is one of the monitoring mechanism of the Convention, and it solves issues sufficiently not being regula...

13.11.2022
OSCE PA Young Delegates Discuss Challenges Aimed at Democracy, Issues on the Role of Youth in Containment-Based Security Threat
On November 13, in the RA National Assembly the OSCE PA young delegates were hosted. The OSCE PA network of young parliamentarians is newly created, and it was formed at the beginning of this year. This is the fourth meeting of the delegates, which is held in our country.Armenia has the second young...

13.11.2022
Alen Simonyan: We are Devoted to the Peace Agenda
On November 13, the RA NA President Alen Simonyan gave a welcome speech at the meeting of the OSCE PA young parliamentarians.Addressing the attendees, the NA President noted that the youth was the driving force of the Velvet revolution in 2018, who raised their voice for democratic values.“After the...

12.11.2022
NA Deputy Tatevik Gasparyan Meets Art-loving Residents of Artashat Enlarged Community
On November 12, the deputy of the Civil Contract Faction of the RA National Assembly Tatevik Gasparyan visited the enlarged Artashat community to meet the residents interested in the problems of cultural schools. The meeting was held in the Amo Kharazian Drama Theatre in Artashat. Principals, teache...

12.11.2022
OSCE PA Young Delegates Visit Tsitsernakaberd Memorial Complex
On November 12, the OSCE PA young delegates accompanied by the members of the NA Standing Committee on Foreign Relations Hripsime Grigoryan, Sargis Khandanyan, Maria Karapetyan visited Tsitsernakaberd Memorial Complex.The members of the delegation laid flowers at the Eternal Fire perpetuating the me...

11.11.2022
Deputy Rustam Bakoyan Visits Arevut and Kanch Yazidi Communities
The deputy of the NA Civil Contract Faction Rustam Bakoyan regularly visits his compatriots residing in different marzes of Armenia, gets acquainted with their problems and discusses the possible ways of their solution.On November 11, the deputy again visited Arevut enlarged Yazidi community, which ...

11.11.2022
Annual Conference of Correspondents of European Centre for Parliamentary Research and Documentation (ECPRD) is Held
It is really a great honour for us to welcome you in this Conference, which was held in Armenia last time exactly 15 years ago, in 2007, we remember it with great warmth. The Conference was held online during the two years conditioned by COVID-19 pandemic, and after two-year interval organising it i...

11.11.2022
Announcement
Competition of Nominating Candidates for the Member Being Elected on behalf of the Republic of Armenia in the European Committee for the Prevention of Torture and Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (CPT)The Republic of Armenia, as a participant state of the European Convention for the Prev...

10.11.2022
Message by RA NA President Alen Simonyan on World Science Day for Peace and Development
Dear scientists of the Republic of Armenia, compatriots having achievements in the sphere of science and sparing nothing for science,I cordially congratulate you on the occasion of your professional day. Our country needs open-minded persons with complete devotion being engaged in research work, who...

10.11.2022
Gevorg Papoyan: All Preconditions Exist for Solving the Problems Designed by State Budget for 2023
The budget revenues for 2023 will be 2 trillion 364 billion AMD, the expenditures – 652 billion AMD, the deficit will be 288 billion AMD.The RA Minister of Finance Tigran Khachatryan noted that the draft should provide financing for the programmes, which would be implemented in 2023 to achieve the g...

10.11.2022
Endorsement to Legislative Initiative Giving Right to Setting Norms Authorizing the RA Government
The adoption of the draft law on Making Addendum to the law on Budgetary System of the Republic of Armenia is conditioned by the necessity of providing legal basis for several decisions functioning by the RA Government, as well as setting authorizing norms by the law on making decisions regulating t...

10.11.2022
Joint Sitting of RA NA Standing Committee on Regional and Eurasian Integration and the RF FA State Duma Committee for CIS Affairs, Eurasian Integration and Relations with Compatriots Held
This year is significant for us, as we celebrate the 30th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between the RA and RF, as well as the 25th anniversary of the Treaty of Friendship, Cooperation and Mutual Assistance between the Republic of Armenia and the Russian Federation. These e...

10.11.2022
Aleksey Sandikov Reelected Chairman of the IPA CIS Permanent Commission on Economy and Finance
On November 10, the meeting of the IPA CIS Permanent Commission on Economy and Finance was held in online format.The Member of the RA NA Delegation to the IPA CIS Aleksey Sandikov was re-elected in the post of the Chairman of the Commission for three years.Model draft laws of the IPA CIS Profile Com...

10.11.2022
Deputies of RF Federal Assembly State Duma Visit Tsitsernakaberd Memorial Complex
On November 10, the members of the Committee for CIS Affairs, Eurasian Integration and Relations with Compatriots of RF Federal Assembly State Duma accompanied by the member of the NA Standing Committee on Regional and Eurasian Integration Shirak Torosyan visited Tsitsernakaberd Memorial Complex.The...

10.11.2022
Alen Simonyan Receives Delegation Led by Deputy Chairman of the Committee for CIS Affairs, Eurasian Integration and Relations with Compatriots of RF FA State Duma
On November 10, the RA NA President Alen SImonyan received the delegation led by the First Deputy Chairman of the Committee for CIS Affairs, Eurasian Integration and Relations with Compatriots of RF Federal Assembly State Duma Kazbek Taysayev.The RA NA President especially highlighted the bilateral ...

09.11.2022
Hakob Arshakyan Meets with NA President of France
On November 9, the President of the National Assembly of France Yaël Braun-Pivet received the Vice President of the RA National Assembly Hakob Arshakyan being in Paris on a working visit.The Vice President of the RA National Assembly thanked his colleague for the warm reception, expressing his grati...

09.11.2022
Members of the NA Standing Committee on Foreign Relations Meet with Chairman of the Foreign Affairs and European Union Committee of the Senate of Poland Bogdan Klich
On November 9, the Chair of the RA NA Standing Committee on Foreign Relations Eduard Aghajanyan, the Committee members Sargis Khandanyan, Maria Karapetyan, Aspram Krpeyan, Hayk Mamijanyan met with the Chairman of the Foreign Affairs and European Union Committee of the Senate of the Republic of Polan...

09.11.2022
Members of Armenia-Poland Friendship Group Meet with Bogdan Klich: Your Experience is Exemplary for Our Country and Region
Our peoples have many similarities. I am familiar with the history of your country, your victories, as well as difficulties that you have overcome. Your experience is exemplary for our country and region: the Head of Armenia-Poland Friendship Group Arusyak Julhakyan said during the meeting held with...

09.11.2022
Use of Genetically Modified Organisms to Be Restricted in RA Whole Territory
The legal relations connected with the restrictions of the use of the genetically modified organisms (GMOs) and those issues are regulated by the draft law. The draft law will restrict maximum the use of the GMOs in the whole territory of the Republic of Armenia: the Deputy Minister of Economy Arman...

09.11.2022
At Committee Sitting Budgetary Allocation of a Number of Spheres Designed by State Budget for 2023 Summed Up
At the sitting of the NA Standing Committee on Economic Affairs the RA Deputy Minister of Finance Vahe Hovhannisyan presented a number of indicators on the economic sphere designed by the state budget for 2023. According to the Deputy Minister, 212 billion 528 million AMD was designed to allocate to...

09.11.2022
Reviews are Proposed in 4 Directions in the Tax Code
One of the amendments being proposed in the Tax Code relates to designing some exception from the decision rules of the taxation minimum bases of the alienation deals of the real estate (plots of lands, buildings, facilities) by the Value Added Tax and for the profit taxation. It is proposed to defi...

09.11.2022
Committee Endorses Debated Bills in the Second Reading
At November 9 sitting, the NA Standing Committee on Economic Affairs debated a number of bills in the second reading procedure.The draft law on Making Addendum to the Law on Urban Development authored by the Government remained unchanged after adopting it in the first reading. The Committee endorsed...

09.11.2022
Head of RA Cadastre Committee: Work of the Geodesic and Cartographic Activities to be Regulated by Legislative Package
It is proposed by the draft on Geodesic and Cartographic Activities and the enclosed package of drafts to regulate the work of the geodesic and cartographic activities, to set the authorities of the republican and regional administration, the local self-government bodies and other entities of the RA...

09.11.2022
Committee Debates Draft Law: State Registration Process of Rights towards Properties to Be Combined to be Simplified
The Government proposes amendments and addenda to the law on State Registration of Rights towards the Property. The Head of the RA Cadastre Committee Suren Tovmasyan voiced the main regulations at November 9 sitting of the NA Standing Committee on Economic Affairs.In case of the division of the real...

09.11.2022
Balancing Service to be Introduced in Electrical Energy System by the Bill Authored by the Government
The aim of the adoption of the draft law on Making Amendment and Addenda to the Law on Energy presented for debate in the first reading is fixing the legal bases of the regulation of the relations connected with rendering balance service in the electrical energy system.As the RA Deputy Minister of T...

09.11.2022
Vache Terteryan: Communication of RA Citizens with European Countries to be Facilitated by Agreement on Common Aviation Zone
It is expected that by the ratification of the Agreement and entering into force new opportunities will be created for the development of the aviation sphere of Armenia, and the communication of the RA citizens with the European countries will be facilitated. The further cooperation will be develope...

09.11.2022
Alen Simonyan Receives Chairman of the Polish Senate Foreign Affairs and European Union Committee Bogdan Klich
On November 9, the RA NA President Alen Simonyan received the Chairman of the Foreign Affairs and European Union Committee of the Senate of the Republic of Poland Bogdan Klich.The RA NA President noted that this year the 655th anniversary of the official formation of the Armenian community of Poland...

08.11.2022
Hakob Arshakyan Meets with Vice President of the French Senate in Paris
On November 8, the First Vice President of the French Senate Roger Karoutchi received the Vice President of the RA National Assembly Hakob Arshakyan being in Paris on a working visit.The Vice President of the French Senate warmly welcomed his Armenian colleague, reaffirming the solidarity of France,...

08.11.2022
Armen Gevorgyan: The Free World Now Faces Fateful Choices for the Maintenance and Development of Democracy
On November 8, the Member of the RA NA Delegation to PACE, the key rapporteur on PACE Local and Regional Authorities Armen Gevorgyan gave a speech in the 10th World Forum for Democracy held in Strasbourg.“Distinguished participants,The developments of the past decade allow me to say that the free wo...

08.11.2022
Practical Mechanisms of the Professional Development and Interconnected by Rise of Remuneration to for About 7000 Employees of Preliminary and Secondary Specialized Educational Institutions to be Created
At present, a number of decisions and orders regulating the primary specialized (vocational) and secondary specialized educational sphere are in force, and its approval is distinctly not set. There was a need to work out and approve new legal acts, which are not authorized by any law. The RA Deputy ...

08.11.2022
Committee Endorses Amendments and Addenda Being Proposed to the Law on Audiovisual Media
Today, more than five dozen network operators function in the audiovisual media sphere, and now there is need to regulate the sequence of the audiovisual programmes. The Chair of the NA Standing Committee on Science, Education, Culture, Diaspora, Youth and Sport Sisak Gabrielyan said at November 8 s...

08.11.2022
Arman Yeghoyan Meets with Chairman of the Polish Senate Foreign Affairs and European Union Committee
The format of the inter-parliamentary cooperation has an important place on the agenda of the Armenian-Polish relations: Armenia pays great importance to their development as an important component of the inter-state relations. The Chair of the RA NA Standing Committee on European Integration Arman ...

08.11.2022
It is Proposed to Reserve Right to Working Without Permission to the Foreign Employees Not Only of the Organization, the Representation Being in RA, But Also Its Branch
In accordance with the relevant article of the law on Foreigners, the foreigners can work without permission of work in the representation of only the foreign legal person situated in the Republic of Armenia. It means that in the branch of the given organization the foreigner should pass an addition...

08.11.2022
A Number of Legislative Initiatives Authored by the Government Debated in the Second Reading
Proposals on the draft law on Making Amendments and Addenda to the law on Justice Academy after the first reading were not presented: the RA Deputy Minister of Justice Arpine Sargsyan noted.The adoption of the draft law is conditioned by the necessity of having representatives of the Anti-Corruption...

07.11.2022
Parliamentarians Meet with Ambassador of Sweden and Member of Swedish Parliament of Armenian Origin: Activity of Armenia-Sweden and Sweden-Armenia Friendship Groups is Unique
Sweden is a democratic country, and Armenia follows it as an example,. The activity of Armenia-Sweden and Sweden-Armenia Friendship Groups is unique. In particular, there have been two statements condemning the Azerbaijani aggression of September 13 2022: the head of Armenia-Sweden Friendship Group ...

07.11.2022
Budgetary Allocations for 2023 of High Commissioner for Diaspora Affairs, Commission on Television and Radio and Council of Public TV and Radio Company Debated
498 million 89.312 AMD was designed for the Project Armenia-Diaspora Cooperation being implemented by the Office High Commissioner for Diaspora Affairs, and 125 million 248.000 AMD for the implementation of the Project Engagement of Diaspora Potential in the RA Development Process. 623 million 331.3...

07.11.2022
Problems on Court Overload and Examination of Judicial Case to be Discussed
On November 8 at 12:00, on the initiative of the Chair of the Standing Committee on Protection of Human Rights and Public Affairs Taguhi Tovmasyan in the NA hall 334 a discussion on the topic ‘The problems of the Court Overload and the Examination of the Judicial Case in the Reasonable Period as a C...

07.11.2022
A Number of Agreements Endorsed at Sitting of NA Standing Committee on Regional and Eurasian Integration
On November 7, at the sitting of the NA Standing Committee on Regional and Eurasian Integration the RA Deputy Minister of Finance Arman Poghosyan the draft law on Ratifying the Agreement on Implementing the Audit Activity within the Framework of the Eurasian Economic Union. According to him, the Agr...

07.11.2022
Budgetary Bid of Yerevan Municipality for 2023 Presented: In 2023 Six Polyclinics and Sixteen Kindergartens to be Repaired in Yerevan
42 billion 316 million AMD is envisaged to allocate to Yerevan Municipality in 2023, and the authorities delegated to the Head of Yerevan community by the state with educational projects were the biggest – within the framework of 18 billion AMD. The Mayor of Yerevan Hrachya Sargsyan informed about t...

07.11.2022
Minister of Territorial Administration Presents Budgetary Allocations for 2023: Preliminary Debates of State Budget Continue in Committees of Parliament
298.6 billion AMD will be allocated for the coming year on the cost of the Ministry, which is 9% more than the allocation of the previous year. Next year, the Ministry designs to carry out 23 programmes with 137 measures. 115 billion AMD is planned to allocate to the sphere of transport, 49.6 billio...

07.11.2022
Budgetary Bid of RA Ministry of Environment Presented
In 2023, the RA Ministry of Environment will implement 6 programmes and 30 measures. In 2023, the financing volume by the budgetary draft will be 8 billion 142 million AMD, which is in 2022 more than 6 billion 771 million AMD more by 20.2%.The RA Minister of Environment Hakob Simidyan presented the ...

07.11.2022
In 2023, 37 Billion 905 Million AMD to be Allocated to the Sphere of Agriculture, which is About 6 Billion AMD More Compared with the Current Year
In 2023, 298.6 billion AMD was designed to allocate for the Ministry of Territorial Administration and Infrastructure. The total sum of the programme financing for 2023 on the territorial administration sphere is 135 billion AMD, and the sum of the programmes on the water sphere is 49 billion 560 mi...

04.11.2022
Effective Experience of International Legal Mechanisms on Boosting and Encouraging Larger Families Debated in the Committee
The demography strategy of the Republic of Armenia is developed by the Ministry of Labor and Social Affairs. The adoption of the law on Multiplicity is also designed. Legislative research on the functioning legal mechanisms and regulations in a number of European, as well as post-Soviet countries, w...

04.11.2022
Committee Votes for the Draft: It is Proposed to Set 75.000 AMD Minimum Salary
The Government proposes to set the amount of the minimum salary 75.000 AMD instead of 68.000 AMD from January 1, 2023.Regarding the issue, it is proposed to change the minimum amount of the hourly tariff rate of the workers being paid on a fee or hourly basis. The RA Deputy Minister Labor and Social...

03.11.2022
Budget Allocations of Foreign Ministry for 2023 Debated: in 2023 it is Designed Diplomatic Representations and Offices in a Number of Countries
16 billion 510 million AMD is designed to allocate to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in 2023, instead of 18 billion 434 million AMD. The RA Minister of Finance Tigran Khachatryan informed about this at the joint sitting of the RA NA Standing Committee on Foreign Relations and on Financial-Credit an...

03.11.2022
Suren Papikyan: Surcharge to Be Set as a Result of Voluntary Certification for Contractual Military Service Officers, Non-Commissioned Officers and Rank-and-File Servicemen
A new certification system will be set instead of the certification procedure being in force for the contractual servicemen, conditioned by its results they will receive surcharge, the RA Minister of Defense Suren Papikyan noted at November 3 sitting of the NA Standing Committee on Defense and Secur...

03.11.2022
Revenues and Expenditures on European Integration Issues Debated
Two financial institutions - the European Investment Bank and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development - should finance programmes of 55 billion 747 million in total cost in Armenia during the year 2023. The Minister of Finance Tigran Khachatryan said during the debate of the draft law o...

03.11.2022
NA Standing Committees Continue Debates of Draft State Budget for 2023: Export from Armenia to EAEU Countries Has Grown Twice
The fact of the rise of the authority of Armenia is appraisable that in the Eurasian Economic Union. All these achievements have simply positive impact on the economy of the Republic of Armenia. The Deputy Chair of the RA NA Standing Committee on Regional and Eurasian Integration Vagharshak Hakobyan...

02.11.2022
More Than 70 Million AMD is Designed to Allocate in 2023 to RA Human Rights Defender
612 million 307.000 AMD will be allocated by the draft law on the RA State Budget for 2023 to Staff of the Human Rights Defender (HRD). The sum of expecting costs of this year is 542 million 400.000 AMD, and in 2021 the factual expenditures were 531 million 272.000 AMD. One programme with five measu...

02.11.2022
Vahan Naribekyan Presents Budgetary Allocations and Measures to Be Implemented for 2023
Reductions were made in the budgetary bid of the RA National Assembly for 2023. The NA Chief of Staff, Secretary General Vahan Naribekyan informed about this at the joint sitting of the Standing Committees on State and Legal Affairs and on Financial-Credit and Budgetary Affairs on November 2, presen...

02.11.2022
NA Standing Committees Continue Budgetary Debates
At the joint sitting of the Standing Committees on State and Legal Affairs and on Financial-Credit and Budgetary Affairs the debates of the state budget for 2023 continued.The Deputy Chief of the Staff to the RA President, the Acting Chief of the Staff Khachatur Poghosyan presented the programmes to...

02.11.2022
Session of CSTO PA Permanent Commission on Political Affairs and International Cooperation Held
On November 2, in the National Assembly the visiting session of the Standing Commission of the Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO) Parliamentary Assembly on Political Affairs and International Cooperation took place.The RA President Alen Simonyan opened the meeting of the session. Welcomi...

02.11.2022
Allocations for Government, State and Judicial Bodies, State Control and Corruption Prevention Presented
On November 2, the debate of the draft law on RA State Budget for 2023 continued at the joint sitting of the Standing Committees on State and Legal Affairs and on Financial-Credit and Budgetary Affairs of the RA National Assembly. The financial allocations for the RA Government, state and judicial b...

02.11.2022
Arayik Harutyunyan Presents 2023 Budget Application of Prime Minister’s Office: We try to improve the budget quality year by year by giving up inefficient expenditures
“The budget allocation of the RA Prime Minister’s Office has been reduced for 2023,” the Chief of Staff to the Prime Minister Arayik Harutyunyan said, presenting the budget application of the Prime Minister’s Office for 2023. “We try to improve the budget quality year by year by giving up inefficien...

02.11.2022
Speech by RA Prime Minister at Joint Sitting of NA Standing Committees: According to January-September data, the indicator of economic activity was 14.1%
“Today, the economy of the Republic of Armenia is experiencing a boom. According to January-September data, the indicator of economic activity was 14.1%. This is very important indicator,” the RA Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan said during the debates of the state budget for 2023 at the joint sitting...

01.11.2022
2023 Budget Programmes and Financial Allocations of Cadastre and Urban Development Committees Presented
“About 4 billion 418 million AMD will be allocated for the structure in 2023,” the Head of the RA Cadastre Committee Suren Tovmasyan said presenting the budget programmes of the structure at the joint sitting of the NA Standing Committees on Economic Affairs and on Financial-Credit and Budgetary Aff...

01.11.2022
Competition Protection Commission Fines Three Entities Carrying Out Activity in the Gambling Sphere
According to the member of the Competition Protection Commission Hayk Karapetyan, this year the Commission disclosed two cases of anti-competitive agreement against one of the previous year. This year, cases of ruling position speculation have not been found out, but current proceedings are availabl...

01.11.2022
Issues of Liberalization of Electricity Market, Gas Supply and Electronic Communication Systems are at the Core of Budget Debates
The 2023 budget of the Public Services Regulatory Commission is 1 billion 109 million AMD, of which 80% will be directed to the remuneration of work, and around 16% to the purchase of goods and services necessary for ensuring the normal operation of the Commission. 6.2% of the above-mentioned 16% wi...

01.11.2022
Representatives of RA NA Opposition Factions Meet with Members of European Parliament
Making Artsakh to be part of Azerbaijan is fraught with ethnic cleansing: the representatives of the NA opposition factions noted during the meeting held with the Members of the European Parliament Peter van Dalen, Fabio Massimo Castaldo and Lars Patrick Berg. The guests are in Armenia to get famili...

01.11.2022
NA Standing Committees Continue Debates of State Budget for 2023: About 14.5 Billion AMD to be Allocated to High-Tech Technology
In 2023, 14.5 billion AMD will be allocated to the Ministry, including the administration apparatus maintenance expenditures. The means to be allocated will be directed to the implementation of a number of programmes. The RA Minister of the Hi-Tech Industry Robert Khachatryan said about this during ...

01.11.2022
RA SRC Chairman Refers to Reforms Implemented in Sector, Presents Economic, Legislative and Administrative Factors Having Impact on Tax Revenues
“According to the latest data of the RA Ministry of Finance, the nominal GDP is predicted to be 9.3 trillion in 2023, the real growth of the GDP is 7%, against the expected 11% for 2022,” the RA Chairman of the State Revenue Committee (SRC) Rustam Badasyan noted while presenting the details of the m...

01.11.2022
2023 Allocations for Transport and Energy Sectors Presented
All our ideas, economic, sectoral, political, are reflected in the draft state budget. With the main emphasis and this structure, it will be possible to solve all our problems in 2023. The RA Deputy Minister of Territorial Administration and Infrastructure Vache Terteryan noted during the debate of ...

01.11.2022
Budgetary Programmes and Financial Allocations of Economic Sphere Included in Preliminary Version of State Budget for 2023 Debated
On November 1, at the joint sitting of the NA Standing Committees on Economic Affairs and on Financial-Credit and Budgetary Affairs moderated by Babken Tunyan and Gevorg Papoyan the preliminary programmes and financial allocations of the sphere of economy of the draft law on the RA State Budget for ...

01.11.2022
Ruben Rubinyan Receives Members of European Parliament
On November 1, the Vice President of the RA National Assembly Ruben Rubinyan received the Members of the European Parliament, who had arrived in Armenia. Ruben Rubinyan thanked his colleagues of the European Parliament for supporting Armenia.The Deputy Speaker of the Parliament presented details on ...

01.11.2022
Members of European Parliament Meet with Deputies of NA Standing Committee on European Integration: We came to Armenia as friends of Armenia
“The Members of the European Parliament contribute to maintaining stability in the region with their objective statements and steps,” the Chair of the NA Standing Committee on European Integration Arman Yeghoyan said at the meeting with the Members of the European Parliament Peter van Dalen, Fabio M...

31.10.2022
Preliminary Debates of Draft Law on RA State Budget for 2023 Continue in NA Standing Committees
On October 31, financial allocations and budget programmes of the Ministry of Emergency Situations, Police and National Security Service envisaged by the RA draft law on RA State Budget for 2023 were debated at the joint sitting of the NA Standing Committees on Defense and Security and on Financial-...

31.10.2022
NA Standing Committees Continue Debates of Draft: Conclusions of CB and Audit Chamber on RA Draft Law on RA State Budget for 2023 Presented
Seven percent level of economic growth was also outlined for 2023 under the purposeful targets of the Government five-year programme aimed at the increase of the economic potential. In the conditions of the economic outlined growth the state budget programme for 2023, in general, aims at the slower ...

31.10.2022
Debates of RA Draft Law on RA State Budget for 2023 Started: According to the draft state budget for 2023, capital expenditures will increase by 1.5%
As in the draft budget of the last year, the draft of this year was also formed on the principle that macroeconomic stability should be guaranteed first. “This means that we should significantly increase our own incomes, in particular, tax revenues, as the Action Plan of the Government envisages, be...

31.10.2022
Alen Simonyan Receives Delegation Led by Erin Elizabeth Mckee
On October 31, the RA NA President Alen Simonyan received the delegation led by the Assistant Administrator in the Bureau for Europe and Eurasia (E&E) at USAID.At the meeting issue...

31.10.2022
Alen Simonyan Receives Garo Paylan: We Highly Appreciate Your Pro-Armenian and Important Activities
On October 31, the President of the RA National Assembly Alen Simonyan received the deputy of Armenian origin of the National Grand Assembly of Turkey Garo Paylan.The RA NA President noted that Armenia follows with great attention his pro-Armenian and important activities. “Ii is very important that...

29.10.2022
French Deputies Visit Settlements Affected by Azerbaijani Aggression
On October 29, a group of deputies of the French National Assembly, who arrived in Armenia on a two-day visit, visited Syunik marz.The legislators met with the Deputy Governor of Syunik Nare Ghazaryan and the Head of the Goris Community Arush Arushanyan in Goris. The latter presented the situation a...

29.10.2022
Ruben Rubinyan Receives EU Special Representative on Crisis for the South Caucasus and in Georgia Toivo Klaar
On October 29, the Vice President of the National Assembly, the Special Representative of Armenia on Armenia-Turkey normalization process Ruben Rubinyan received EU Special Representative on Crisis for the South Caucasus and in Georgia Toivo Klaar.Ruben Rubinyan presented the positions of the Armeni...

28.10.2022
French Deputies Visit Soldier’s Home
On October 28, the deputies of the National Assembly of France Guillaume Kasbarian, Anne-Laurence Petel, Luc Lamirault, Mohamed Laquila and Sarah Tanzilli being in Yerevan on an official visit, visited the Soldier's Home Rehabilitation Center.Meeting the guests, the Rector of Yerevan State Medical U...

28.10.2022
RA NA Delegation Have a Number of Meetings in Parliament of Canada
On October 22-27, the Chair of the NA Standing Committee on Financial-Credit and Budgetary Affairs Gevorg Papoyan, the Chair of the NA Standing Committee on Protection of Human Rights and Public Affairs Taguhi Tovmasyan, MP Hasmik Hakobyan, the RA NA Chief of Staff, the Secretary General Vahan Narib...

28.10.2022
Speech by RA NA President Alen Simonyan at Global Armenian Summit
Distinguished Mr Prime Minister,Dear President of Artsakh,Ladies and gentlemen,I greet you and congratulate all of us after 5 years of interval in the Motherland for meeting again in this format.The Global Armenian Summit in ...

28.10.2022
French Deputies: We Have Come to Armenia to be Next to Armenians in Their Difficult Period
We have come to Armenia to be next to Armenians in their difficult period: the deputies of the National Assembly of France said during the meeting with the representatives of the RA NA Armenia-France Friendship Group on October 28. They informed that on the initiative of the Renaissance Group it is ...

28.10.2022
Sisak Gabrielyan: From April of next year, coaches will also be certified voluntarily
“From April 1, 2023, sports coaches will also be certified voluntarily, as a result of which their salaries will increase,” Sisak Gabrielyan said during the discussion at the Standing Committee on Science, Education, Culture, Diaspora, Youth and Sport on the topic Financial problems of sports federa...

28.10.2022
Alen Simonyan Participates in Meeting of Heads of Parliaments of EAEU Member States in Samarkand
On October 28, the RA NA President Alen Simonyan participated in the meeting of the Heads of Parliaments of the EAEU Member States. The purpose of the meeting was the organization of cooperation and exchange of experience in the field of culture among the youth. The Speaker of RF FA Federation Counc...

28.10.2022
Alen Simonyan: The use of force or the threat of force disrupts the processes aimed at establishing peace and security in the South Caucasus
The RA NA President Alen Simonyan summarized the two-day work during the briefing following the IPA CIS Plenary Session. He noted that he presented his partners thorough information about the situation in the South Caucasus region, detailing the episodes related to the armed aggression of Azerbaijan...

28.10.2022
French Parliamentarians Visit Tsitsernakaberd Memorial Complex: We should remember the past, so that such a tragedy does not happen again
The deputies of the French National Assembly, accompanied by the Head of the RA NA Friendship Group Armenia-France Vladimir Vardanyan, visited the Tsitsernakaberd Memorial Complex on October 28. The legislators laid flowers at the Eternal Fire perpetuating the memory of the victims of the Armenian G...

28.10.2022
Alen Simonyan Gives a Speech at Plenary Session of Inter-Parliamentary Assembly of CIS Member States: Policy of Threats and Coercion is Unacceptable for Us
Distinguished Valentina Ivanovna,Dear colleagues, participants of the Session,I am glad to give a speech in the 54th Plenary Session of the CIS Inter-Parliamentary Assembly.Today, our meeting goes on in the period of the geopolitical most difficult processes. For the first time I am giving a speech ...





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