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21.05.2018
Ara Babloyan Receives Delegation Led by President of House of Representatives of Republic of Cyprus
On May 21, the President of the RA National Assembly Ara Babloyan received the delegation led by the President of the House of Representatives of the Republic of Cyprus Demetris Syllouris. The meeting was held in an extended composition.Welcoming the guests, Ara Babloyan noted that the relations bet...

19.05.2018
Tribute in Tsitsrenakaberd to Remembrance of Pontian Greek Genocide Victims
On May 19, on the day of remembrance of the Pontian Greek Genocide victims, the RA NA Deputy Speaker Eduard Sharmazanov, the RA NA Members, representatives of the Embassy of the Hellenic Republic to Armenia, the Greek community of Armenia and clergymen visited Tsitsernakaberd.They laid a wreath and ...

19.05.2018
Ara Babloyan Congratulates Armenian Great Philanthropist Louise Manoogian Simone on Her Birth Anniversary
Distinguished Mrs Manoogian,I cordially congratulate you on your 85th anniversary.Your contribution to the creation of the educational and cultural structures and preservation of Armenian identity in Diaspora is great. At the same time your activity has always been aimed at the strengthening of the ...

18.05.2018
At NA Standing Committee Amendments and Addenda of Land Code Debated
At May 18 regular sitting moderated by Vardevan Grigoryan, the RA NA Standing Committee on Territorial Administration, Local Self-Government, Agriculture and Environment debated the legislative package envisaging amendments and addenda to the law on Making Addenda to the RA Land Code and to the encl...

18.05.2018
Ara Babloyan Signs Protocol on Considering Suspended Authorities of the Deputy, the RA NA Member Armen Babayan
“Taking as a basis the application on the deputy’s resignation and being led by the claim of the Paragraph 6 of Part 1 of Article 154 of the Constitutional Law of the Republic of Armenia the NA Rules of Procedure considered suspended the authorities of the deputy, the Member Armen Babayan elected th...

17.05.2018
At Sitting of RA NA Standing Committee on Foreign Relations
On May 17, at the extraordinary sitting moderated by Armen Ashotyan the RA NA Standing Committee on Foreign Relations debated and endorsed the draft law on Ratifying the Agreement on the Employment of the Family Members of the Employees of the Official Missions of One State in Another State between ...

17.05.2018
Ara Babloyan Has a Telephone Talk with Valentina Matvienko
The RA NA Speaker Ara Babloyan had a telephone talk with the Speaker of the Federation Council of the RF Federal Assembly Valentina Matvienko.Issues concerning the holding of the sitting of the Inter-Parliamentary Committee on Cooperation between the RA National Assembly and the RF Federal Assembly ...

16.05.2018
At Sitting of RA NA Standing Committee on Economic Affairs
On May 16, the RA NA Standing Committee on Economic Affairs moderated by Khosrov Harutyunyan considered a number of draft laws concerning the tax sphere, as well as international agreements at the sitting.The RA Deputy Foreign Minister Shavarsh Kocharyan presented the draft law on Making Addendum to...

16.05.2018
Parliamentary Delegation of Sweden Visits Tsitsernakaberd Memorial Complex
The delegation headed by the Deputy Speaker of Parliament of Sweden Björn Söder accompanied by the RA NA Deputy Speaker Eduard Sharmazanov visited Tsitsernakaberd Memorial Complex.The members of the delegation put flowers at monument eternalizing the memory of the Armenian Genocide, laid flowers at ...

15.05.2018
Sittings of RA NA Standing Committees Held
On May 15, the RA NA Standing Committee on State and Legal Affairs and Protection of Human Rights at the regular sitting moderated by Gevorg Kostanyan debated and endorsed a number of draft laws.By the presentation of the RA First Deputy Minister of Justice Artur Hovhannisyan the Committee debated t...

15.05.2018
RA NA Factions Meet with Parliamentary Delegation of Sweden
On May 15, the RA NA Factions met with the delegation headed by the Deputy Speaker of Parliament of Sweden Björn Söder.The member of the RA NA Yelq/Way out Faction Edmon Marukyan presented the staff and the ideology of the RA NA Yelq alliance to the guests, noting that it had been formed as a result...

15.05.2018
RA NA Speaker Ara Babloyan Receives Deputy Speaker of Swedish Parliament
On May 15, the RA NA Speaker Ara Babloyan received the delegation headed by the Deputy Speaker of Parliament (Riksdag) of Sweden Björn Söder.Welcoming the guests, Ara Babloyan highlighted the multi-layer and mutually beneficial cooperation, the activation of the inter-parliamentary contacts, and not...

15.05.2018
Ara Babloyan Receives Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Japan to Armenia
On May 15, the RA NA President Ara Babloyan received the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Japan to Armenia Eiji Taguchi, who visited the parliament on the completion of the diplomatic mission.Highly assessing the current level of the Armenian-Japanese relations, Ara Babloyan has ...

15.05.2018
Congratulatory Message on Family Day by RA NA President Ara Babloyan
Dear compatriots, I cordially congratulate all families of Armenia and Artsakh on Family Day and wish them all the best.I convey my sincere wishes to our sisters and brothers living with the joys and concerns of the Motherland in the Armenian communities of Diaspora. At the same time, I address a sp...

14.05.2018
Eduard Sharmazanov to Deputy Speaker of Swedish Parliament: Issue of Artsakh is Not a Territorial Dispute, but a Struggle for Self-Determination and Freedom
On May 14, the RA NA Deputy Speaker Eduard Sharmazanov met with the delegation headed by the Deputy Speaker of Parliament of Sweden Björn Söder.The NA Deputy Speaker highlighted the expansion of the multilateral mutually beneficial cooperation and the activation of the inter-parliamentary contacts w...

14.05.2018
RA NA Speaker Ara Babloyan Signs Protocols
Protocol on Considering Suspended Authorities of the Deputy, the RA NA Member Ararat Mirzoyan Being led by the claim of Article 95 of the Constitution of the Republic of Armenia and taking as a basis the NH-298-A Decree of 11 May 2018 on Appointing First Prime Minister Ararat Mirzoyan consider suspe...

11.05.2018
Ara Babloyan Signs Protocol on Considering Suspended Authorities of the Deputy, the RA NA Member Aghvan Vardanyan
“Taking as a basis the application on the deputy’s resignation and being led by the claim of the Paragraph 6 of Part 1 of Article 154 of the Constitutional Law of the Republic of Armenia the NA Rules of Procedure considered suspended the authorities of the deputy, the Member Aghvan Vardanyan elected...

10.05.2018
RA NA Speaker Ara Babloyan Makes a Statement on Resignation of RA NA Deputy Armen Babayan
Under Part 1 of Article 155 of Constitutional Law the Rules of Procedure of the National Assembly, I announce that the Member of the National Assembly of the Republic of Armenia Armen Babayan submitted resignation on May 10. Under Part 2 of Article 155 of the Constitutional Law the Rules of Procedur...

10.05.2018
Ara Babloyan Signs Protocol on Considering Suspended Authorities of the Deputy, the RA NA Member Grigor Avalyan
“Taking as a basis the application on the deputy’s resignation and being led by the claim of the Paragraph 6 of Part 1 of Article 154 of the Constitutional Law of the Republic of Armenia the NA Rules of Procedure considered suspended the authorities of the deputy, the Member Grigor Avalyan elected t...

09.05.2018
Tribute and Gratitude to Memory of Heroes who Sacrificed Their Lives for Motherland
On May 9, on the occasion of Victory and Peace Day the RA President Armen Sarkissian, the RA NA Speaker Ara Babloyan, His Holiness Catholicos of All Armenians Karekin II, officials, the highest commanding officers, foreign diplomats accredited to Armenia visited Victory Park laid wreaths and flowers...

09.05.2018
Congratulatory Message on Liberation of Shushi and Victory and Peace Day by President of National Assembly Ara Babloyan
Dear compatriots, 26 years ago, at the end of the past century one of the glorious pages of the Armenian people's struggle for independence was written: Shushi was liberated. It became one of the most important guarantees of the Artsakh Armenians' security and created preconditions for crowning the ...

08.05.2018
At Special Sitting of RA National Assembly Nikol Pashinyan Elected RA Prime Minister
On May 8, the RA National Assembly convened a special sitting to discuss the item of the RA Prime Minister's election with the force of law, under Paragraph 3 of Article 140 of the RA Constitutional Law the NA Rules of Procedure.The RA NA Speaker Ara Babloyan has noted that by the established order ...

07.05.2018
RA NA Staff to Continue Being One of the Most Disciplined, the Most Organized and the Most Effective Bodies in Our Country
On May 5, employees of the state system were awarded the RA NA Speaker’s Letters of Acknowledgement for showing practical participation in the preparatory works of the special sitting of the RA National Assembly dedicated to assuming the office of the President of the Republic and fulfilling their o...

07.05.2018
Answer of RA NA Speaker Ara Babloyan to Levon Ter-Petrosyan’s Announcement
The concern of the RA First President Levon Petrosyan related to the MPs’ resignations is indeed appraisable. Of course, it is necessary that we’ll all be led by the Constitution not violating the letter of the law. As Speaker of the National Assembly, I have acted by that very principle, even in th...

04.05.2018
Parliament Ends Work of Regular Sittings
On May 4, the RA National Assembly continued the work of the regular sittings and passed by voting the bills debated on the previous day.The election of the candidate Emil Babayan proposed by the RA President for being elected in the vacant position of the RA Constitutional Court (CC) Judge was also...

03.05.2018
At Regular Sitting of National Assembly
On May 3, the RA National Assembly began the work of the regular sittings.The Speaker of the parliament Ara Babloyan presented the draft laws on making addenda to the agenda of the third session of the RA NA sixth convocation and the agendas of the regular sittings.Under the paragraph 1 of Article 1...

03.05.2018
Nikol Pashinyan Proposed Prime Minister Nominee
On May 3, by 16:00 Nikol Pashinyan was proposed Prime Minister Nominee in the National Assembly. The nomination was proposed by more than one third of the total number of the RA NA members.Let us remind you at May 1 special sitting the RA National Assembly did not elect Prime Minister, and under the...

03.05.2018
Statement by RA NA Speaker Ara Babloyan
The RA NA Speaker Ara Babloyan made a statement where it reads:“Today the Member of the National Assembly Aghvan Vardanyan presented his resignation.Under Article 155 of the Constitutional Law Rules of Procedure of the National Assembly, if after the issuance of the resignation during one week the M...

02.05.2018
Announcement by RA NA Speaker Ara Babloyan on Holding Prime Minister’s Election
Under the Part 3 of Article 140 of the Constitutional Law of the Republic of Armenia Rules of Procedure of the National Assembly I announce that the item of the Prime Minister’s election will be debated on May 8, 12:00 at the special sitting of the National Assembly to be convened with the forc...

02.05.2018
Statement by RA National Assembly President Ara Babloyan
Dear compatriots, In recent days and especially today outrageous illegal activity is going on towards the members of the National Assembly, as a consequence of which the regular activities of the National Assembly are marred.I urge you to show restraint, refuse from insults and threats addresse...

02.05.2018
Sitting of RA National Assembly Not Held
On May 2, at the beginning of the RA NA regular sitting the RA NA Speaker Ara Babloyan informed that 27 members were registered, necessary quorum was not provided.The Speaker of the parliament has noted that under Part 4 of Article 51 of the Constitutional Law NA Rules of Procedure, the registration...

01.05.2018
RA NA Special Sitting Held
On May 1, the RA National Assembly under Paragraph 3 of Article 140 of the Constitutional law the NA Rules of Procedure convened a special sitting to debate the item of the RA Prime Minister's election. The RA NA Speaker Ara Babloyan has noted that by Paragraph 2 of Article 149 of the RA Constitutio...

01.05.2018
Speech by RA NA Speaker Ara Babloyan at Special Sitting of National Assembly
Dear colleagues,First of all, I would like to thank everybody for though rather emotional, but on the other side, concerned and constructive debates.I would like to repeat again that one thing is evident: in our viewpoints and opinions we stem from the stability and security of the country.I am sure...

01.05.2018
Statement by RA NA Speaker Ara Babloyan
The RA NA Speaker Ara Babloyan made a statement where it reads:“Today the Member of the National Assembly Grigor Avalyan presented his resignation.Under Article 155 of the Constitutional Law Rules of Procedure of the National Assembly, if after the issuance of the resignation, during one week, the M...

30.04.2018
Information
The Yelq/Way out Faction of the RA National Assembly nominated Nikol Pashinyan as Prime Minister’s candidacy under the Paragraph 2 of Article 149 of the Constitution of the Republic of Armenia. Other candidates were not nominated. ...

28.04.2018
Deputies of RF FA Federation Council and State Duma Hosted in Parliament
The deputies of the RF FA Federation Council and State Duma visited the RA National Assembly.On April 27, the President of the RA National Assembly Ara Babloyan received the RF deputies.On the same day the Chairman of the RA NA Standing Committee on Foreign Relations Armen Ashotyan and the Members o...

27.04.2018
Ara Babloyan Receives Ambassador of France to Armenia
On April 27, the RA NA President Ara Babloyan received the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of France to Armenia Jonathan Lacôte.The interlocutors touched upon the recent events going on in Armenia and the RA Prime Minister’s upcoming election.Ara Babloyan has noted that Armenia highligh...

27.04.2018
RA NA Council Sitting Held
On April 27, the RA NA Council sitting presided over by the RA NA President Ara Babloyan was held. The draft laws on Making Addenda to the agenda of the third session of the National Assembly sixth convocation and the agenda of the regular sittings to be convened on May 2 were debated and approved. ...

26.04.2018
At Sitting of RA NA Standing Committee on Financial-Credit and Budgetary Affairs
On April 26, at the sitting moderated by Gagik Minasyan the RA NA Standing Committee on Financial-Credit and Budgetary Affairs debated and endorsed the draft laws on Amending the RA Law on Secured Mortgage Bonds and on Making Amendments and Addenda to the RA Laws on Security Documents and Securities...

26.04.2018
Ara Babloyan’s Announcement on Nomination of Judge of Constitutional Court and Holding Election
Under Paragraph 1 of Article 166, Article 213 of the Constitution of the Republic of Armenia and Paragraph 3 of Article 141 of the Constitutional Law of the Republic of Armenia the Rules of Procedure of the National Assembly, the President of the Republic nominated Emil Babayan’s candidacy for the v...

26.04.2018
Announcement by RA NA President Ara Babloyan on Holding Election of Prime Minister
Under Paragraph 3 of Article 140 of the Constitutional Law of the Republic of Armenia Rules of Procedure of the National Assembly I announce that the item of the Prime Minister’s election will be debated on May 1, at 12:00 at the special sitting of the National Assembly to be convened...

24.04.2018
Tribute to Memory of Genocide Victims
On April 24, the President of the Republic Armen Sarkissian, the President of the RA National Assembly Ara Babloyan, the President of Artsakh Republic Bako Sahakyan, His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians, the RA Acting Prime Minister Karen Karapetyan, the NA Memb...

24.04.2018
Address by RA National Assembly President Galust Sahakyan on Remembrance Day of Armenian Genocide Victims
Dear compatriots, Today, the remembrance day of the Armenian Genocide innocent victims organized and perpetrated at state level in the Ottoman Turkey. At the same time for the last more than one century after 1915 Genocide is a period of remembrance and inflexibility which shows our people, document...

23.04.2018
Meeting in National Assembly
On April 23, the member of the RA NA Standing Committee on Foreign Relations Shirak Torosyan met with the representatives of Al Ahram Center for Political & Strategic Studies of Cairo (ACPSS). Welcoming the guests, the MP presented the process of the implemented constitutional reforms in Armenia and...

23.04.2018
Finnish MPs Hosted in Parliament
On April 23, the RA NA Vice President Eduard Sharmazanov and the members of the RA NA Armenia-Finland, Norway Friendship Group met with the Members of Finland-Armenia Friendship Group.The Head of Armenia-Finland, Norway Friendship Group Samvel Nikoyan welcomed the Finnish colleagues’ visit to Armeni...

22.04.2018
RA NA President is Informed
We inform you that under Part 2 of Article 96 of the Constitution of the Republic of Armenia, that is: “The President of the National Assembly shall be immediately notified of the deprivation of liberty of the Deputy” by the document of the Special Investigation Service of the Republic of Armenia of...

22.04.2018
Statement by RA NA Ara Babloyan
Dear citizens, dear compatriots of the Republic of Armenia,In recent days numerous citizens raise their protest voice in the streets and squares aimed at the power of the Republic of Armenia. These kinds of revelations of protest are characteristic to democratic states.Dear compatriots, I have follo...