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23.09.2017
RA NA Speaker Ara Babloyan is to Leave for Georgia on an Official Visit
On September 25-26, the RA NA Speaker Ara Babloyan will leave for Georgia on an official visit, where he will have meetings with the Speaker of the Georgian Parliament Irakli Kobakhidze, the President of Georgia Giorgi Margvelashvili, the Prime Minister of Georgia Giorgi Kvirikashvili, the Cath...

22.09.2017
RA NA Speaker Ara Babloyan Receives Surgeon Ara Darzi
On September 22, the Speaker of the RA National Assembly Ara Babloyan received the Member of the House of Lords of the United Kingdom, Armenian Professor, Lord Ara Darzi. The RA Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland Armen Sargsyan at...

22.09.2017
Meeting at RA NA Standing Committee on Defense and Security
On September 22, the Chair of the Standing Committee on Defense and Security of the National Assembly Koryun Nahapetyan met with the Deputy Director at the Geneve Centre for the Democratic Control of the Armed Forces (DCAF) Philipp Fluri. During the meeting the issues of cooperation between the Comm...

22.09.2017
Ara Babloyan Receives Delegation of Fund for Armenian Relief
On September 22, the Speaker of the RA National Assembly Ara Babloyan received the Delegation of the Fund for Armenian Relief (FAR) led by the member of the FAR Board of Directors Oscar Tatosian. The member of the RA NA Way Out Faction Artak Zeynalyan took part in the meeting.The Head of the Parliam...

22.09.2017
Members of RA NA Tsarukyan Meet with Members of Delegation of UK Conservative Party
On September 22, the Deputy Speaker of the RA National Assembly Mikayel Melkumyan, the Chair of the RA NA Standing Committee on European Integration Naira Zohrabyan, the Secretary of the RA NA Tsarukyan Faction Vahe Enfiajyan met with the members of the Delegation of the Conservative Party of the Un...

22.09.2017
Members of Czech Parliament Visit Tsitsernakaberd Memorial Complex
On September 22, the Delegation led by the Head of the Friendship Group Czech Republic-Armenia of the Chamber of Deputies of the Czech Republic Robin Bohnisch being in Yerevan accompanied by the RA NA Deputy Speaker, the Head of the RA NA Friendship Group Armenia-Czech Republic Eduard Sharmazanov, t...

22.09.2017
Exhibition of Painter Rudik Petrosyan’s Works Opened in the RA National Assembly
On September 22, in the foyer next to the Session Hall of the RA National Assembly the exhibition of the works of the well-known New York based painter Rudik Petrosyan from Artsakh was opened. It is dedicated to the 26th anniversary of Independence of Armenia.The RA NA Speaker Ara Babloyan, the RA N...

22.09.2017
Armen Ashotyan Opposes Anti-Armenian Campaign in Baku
On September 22, the Head of the RA NA Delegation to Euronest PA, the Chair of the RA NA Standing Committee on Foreign Relations Armen Ashotyan delivered a speech in the Conference going on in Baku.He thanked the Euronest PA Secretariat and the Azerbaijani delegation for the organisation of the conf...

22.09.2017
Eduard Sharmazanov: Azerbaijan is a Country Campaigning Evident Armenophobia, and its Whole Ideology is Based on Racism and Anti-Armenianism
On September 22, the RA NA Deputy Speaker, the Head of the RA NA Friendship Group Armenia-Czech Republic Eduard Sharmazanov met with the Delegation led by the Head of the Friendship Group Czech Republic-Armenia of the Chamber of Deputies of the Czech Republic Robin Bohnisch.The RA NA deputies Margar...

22.09.2017
RA NA Speaker Ara Babloyan Takes Part in Event Dedicated to 20th Anniversary of Establishment of Armenian-American Wellness Center
On September 22, the Speaker of the RA National Assembly Ara Babloyan took part in the event dedicated to the 20th anniversary of the establishment of the Armenian-American Wellness Center (AAWC), which attended the RA First Lady Rita Sargsyan, the RA Minister of Healthcare Levon Altunyan, the RA Mi...

21.09.2017
Ara Babloyan’s Congratulatory Address on 26th Anniversary of RA Independence
Dear compatriots,I congratulate you on the 26th anniversary of the Independence of the Republic of Armenia. 26 years ago a new page opened in our history: we declared our self-sovereignty and independence. That decision changed not only the status of Armenia, but also the destiny, which unites all o...

20.09.2017
Issues on Programme Budget Cycle Discussed
On September 20, the RA NA Standing Committee on Financial-Credit and Budgetary Affairs and the RA NA Budget Office organized a seminar on the themes Programme Budgeting (PB), Key Performance Indicators (KPI) of the Budget Programmes (BP) and the RA Budget Cycle , where the RA NA deputies, represent...

20.09.2017
RA NA Speaker Ara Babloyan Takes Part in Final Session of 6th Armenia-Diaspora Pan Armenian Conference
On September 20, in Karen Demirchyan Sports and Concert Complex the Speaker of the RA National Assembly took part in the final session of the works of the 6th Armenia-Diaspora Pan Armenian Conference with the rubric Mutual Trust, Unity and Responsibility. This year the Conference was held on the thr...

20.09.2017
Tribute in Tsitsernakaberd Memorial Complex
On September 20, the members of the Delegation of the House of Representatives of the U.S. Congress and the RA Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to USA Grigor Hovhannisyan visited to Tsitsernakaberd Memorial Complex.The guests laid flowers at the Saint Martyrs’ monument and honored with bowing and s...

20.09.2017
Speech by RA NA Speaker Ara Babloyan in 6th Armenia-Diaspora Pan Armenian Conference
Distinguished Deputy Prime Minister, Distinguished Ministers, dear participants and guests of the Conference, dear friends,First of all, I would like to congratulate all of us on upcoming Independence Day of Armenia. It is symbolic that this Conference was held on the eve of the 26th anniversary of ...

20.09.2017
RA NA Deputy Speaker Eduard Sharmazanov Receives Garo Paylan
On September 20, the RA NA Deputy Speaker Eduard Sharmazanov received the Armenian Member of the Turkish Parliament Garo Paylan, who was in Armenia to take part in Armenia-Diaspora Sixth Forum.The RA NA former deputy Aragats Akhoyan also attended the meeting.Welcoming the guest in the Armenian Parli...

19.09.2017
Members of Friendship Group Armenia-Romania Host Armenian Parliamentarians of Romania
On September 19, the Head of the RA National Assembly Armenia-Romania Friendship Group Vahram Baghdasaryan met with the Chairman of the Friendship Group with Armenia in the Romanian Parliament, the Chairman of the Armenian Union of Romania Varujan Vosganian and the Member of Parliament of Romania Lu...

19.09.2017
Memorandum of Understanding Signed
On September 19, in Yerevan by the EU co-financing the closing ceremony of the project Strengthening of Independence, Effectiveness and Transparency of the Armenian External Audit System was held and the project Public Finance Management (PFM) in the South Caucasus in 2017-2020 was launched. The Cha...

19.09.2017
U.S. Representatives of Congress Hosted in Parliament
On September 19, the RA NA Deputy Speaker, the Head of the RA NA Friendship Group Armenia-USA Arpine Hovhannisyan, the Chairs and Deputy Chairs of the RA NA Standing Committees met with the Delegation of the House of Representatives of the U.S. Congress, which comprised of Congress members Frank Pal...

19.09.2017
RA NA Standing Committee Convenes a Sitting
At September 19 sitting moderated by Armen Ashotyan the RA NA Standing Committee on Foreign Relations debated and the endorsed the RA draft law on Ratifying the Minamata Convention (with enclosed statement) on Mercury signed in Kumamoto on 10 October 2013 for including it in the draft law of the RA ...

19.09.2017
Ara Babloyan Receives Delegation of United States Congress House of Representatives
On September 19, the RA NA Speaker Ara Babloyan received the members of the Delegation of the House of Representatives of the U.S. Congress.The RA NA Deputy Speaker, the Head of the RA NA RPA Faction Vahram Baghdasaryan, the Head of the Way Out Faction Nikol Pashinyan, the Secretary of the ARF Facti...

15.09.2017
Armenia-Israel Third International Public Forum Held
On September 13, in Double Tree by Hilton Hotel Armenia-Israel Third International Public Forum, where took part the Head of the RA NA Armenia-Israel Friendship Group, the RA NA Standing Committee on Financial-Credit and Budgetary Affairs Gagik Minasyan, the members of the Friendship Group and a num...

14.09.2017
Delegation of Israeli Knesset Visits Tumo Center for Creative Technologies
On September 13, the Delegation led by the Deputy Speaker of the Israeli Knesset, Head of Israel-Armenia Parliamentary Friendship Group Tali Ploskov accompanied by the Head of RA NA Armenia-Israel Friendship Group Gagik Minasyan and members of the Group visited Tumo Creative Technologies Center.The ...

14.09.2017
Meetings in Parliament
On September 14, the RA NA Deputy Speaker, the Head of the RA NA Armenia-Great Britain Friendship Group Arpine Hovhannisyan met with Jennifer McNaughton, the Deputy Director of the Eastern Europe and Central Asia Department at the United Kingdom Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO). During the meet...

14.09.2017
Parliament Ends Work of Regular Sittings
On September 14, the RA National Assembly continued the work of the regular sittings. The deputies by voting passed the bills debated in the previous day.The MPs welcomed the pupils and teachers involved in the programme being implemented by the Children’s Support Center Fund for Armenian Relief, wh...

14.09.2017
Eduard Sharmazanov: The National and Christian Values are to be Pillars of Our State
On September 13, the RA NA Deputy Speaker Eduard Sharmazanov met with the lecturers and students of the Department of Philosophy of the Faculty of Philosophy and Psychology of Yerevan State University.Before meeting with the Deputy Speaker, the students attended the debate of the draft law on Amendi...

13.09.2017
Parliament Continues Work of Regular Sittings
On September 13, the RA National Assembly continued the work of the regular sittings and by voting passed the legislative initiatives debated in the previous day.By the proposal of the RA NA Speaker Ara Babloyan the deputies welcomed the students and lecturers of the Faculty of Philosophy of Yerevan...

13.09.2017
Armen Ashotyan Takes Part in Euronest PA Bureau Meeting in Strasbourg
The Head of the RA NA Delegation to Euronest Parliamentary Assembly (PA) Armen Ashotyan is in Strasbourg on a working visit on September 12-15 to take part in the Bureau Meeting of the Euronest PA.The discussions of the programme and the agenda of the Euronest PA Plenary Session to be held in Kiev t...

13.09.2017
Ara Babloyan Attends Reception Dedicated to National Day of Switzerland
On September 12, in Yerevan Railway Station the President of the RA National Assembly Ara Babloyan attended the reception dedicated to the National Day of Switzerland, during which the opening of the exhibition Hexagons, Circles and Trapeza by the Swiss Artist Felice Varini took place.The Ambassador...

12.09.2017
Work of RA NA Regular Sitting Continues
On September 12, the RA National Assembly continued the work of the regular sittings and by voting passed the legislative initiatives and the international agreements debated in the previous year.Afterwards the parliament continued debating the package of bills on Architectural Activity, on Amending...

12.09.2017
Israeli Delegation Visits Tsitsernakaberd Armenian Genocide Memorial Complex
On September 12, the delegation led by the Head of Israel-Armenia Parliamentary Friendship Group Tali Ploskov accompanied by the Head of the RA NA Armenia-Israel Friendship Group Gagik Minasyan, members of the Group Mikayel Melkumyan, Gagik Melikyan, Gevorg Gorgisyan and Suren Manukyan visited Tsits...

12.09.2017
Book Launch in RA National Assembly
On September 12, in the foyer next to the Session Hall of the RA National Assembly the launch of the scientific monograph The Problem of the Sea Exit in the Foreign Policy of the Republic of Armenia in 1919-1920 written by the RA NA deputy Shirak Torosyan was held. The RA NA Deputy Speakers Eduard S...

12.09.2017
Members of Armenia and Israel Parliamentary Friendship Groups Meet
On September 12, the Head of the RA NA Armenia-Israel Friendship Group Gagik Minasyan, members of the Group Mikayel Melkumyan, Gagik Melikyan, Gevorg Gorgisyan and Suren Manukyan met with the Deputy Speaker of Israel’s Knesset, the Delegation led by the Head of Israel-Armenia Parliamentary Friendshi...

11.09.2017
Work of Second Session of the RA NA Sixth Convocation Begins
On September 11, under the sounds of the RA anthem the opening of the second session of the RA National Assembly sixth convocation was announced. First the RA NA Speaker Ara Babloyan presented the draft agendas of the second session of the RA NA sixth convocation and also the regular sittings to be ...

08.09.2017
RA NA Council Sitting Held
On September 8, the RA NA Council sitting was held, which prsided over the Speaker of the RA National Assembly Ara Babloyan.By the proposal of the RA Deputy Speaker Eduard Sharmazanov, an amendment was made in the Appendix 5 of the decision on Approving the Members of the National Assembly Delegatio...

08.09.2017
Armen Ashotyan: Armenia is a More Competitive and Global State Due to Diaspora
On September 8, the Chair of the RA NA Standing Committee on Foreign Relations Armen Ashotyan took part in the conference organized on the PACE initiative in Lisbon at the invitation of Portugal’s Parliament, where he delivered a speech on the mechanisms of the parliamentary cooperation within the f...

08.09.2017
Eduard Sharmazanov: Armenia’s Membership to EEC Stems from the Interests of Our Country
On September 8, the RA NA Deputy Minister Eduard Sharmazanov received the students and lecturers of Khachatur Abovyan Armenian State Pedagogical University of the Faculty of History and Law.The meeting went on in the format of the substantial discussions on different issues: the questions addressed ...

07.09.2017
At Sitting of RA NA Standing Committee
At September 7 sitting of the RA NA Standing Committee on Territorial Administration, Local Self-Government, Agriculture and Environment debated a number of issues relating to the agendas of the autumn session and regular sittings.The Head of State Service for Food Safety of the RA Ministry of Agric...

07.09.2017
Ara Babloyan Receives Members of Public Campaign Initiative Group End Violence Against Children
On September 7, the RA NA Speaker Ara Babloyan received the representatives of a number of Armenia’s organizations, which initiated the five-year public campaign End Violence Against Children, which is the initiative of the world namesake campaign in Armenia. According to the initiative group member...

07.09.2017
Ara Babloyan Receives Ambassador of Germany to RA
On September 7, the RA NA Speaker Ara Babloyan received the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Federal Republic of Germany to the RA Bernhard Matthias Kiesler.Welcoming the Ambassador in the RA National Assembly, Ara Babloyan has documented with satisfaction that Armenia-Germany rel...

06.09.2017
RA NA Standing Committees Convene Sittings
On September 6, the RA NA Standing Committees convened sittings. At the sitting of the RA NA Standing Committee on State and Legal Affairs and Protection of Human Rights moderated by Hrayr Tovmasyan endorsed the draft law on Amending the RA law on Public and Personal Notice Through Internet and...

06.09.2017
Meeting at RA NA Standing Committee on Health Care and Social Affairs
On September 6, the Chair of the RA NA Standing Committee on Health Care and Social Affairs Hakob Hakobyan received the members of the organisation Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunisation (GAVI) Jamilia Sherova (GAVI Senior Country Manager), Johanna Wishnevska (GAVI Senior Manager) and Gayane ...

06.09.2017
Eduard Sharmazanov Visits Orbeli Brothers’ House-Museum
On September 5, the RA NA Deputy Speaker Eduard Sharmazanov visited Orbeli Brothers’ House-Museum in Tsakhkadzor. Let us note this year the 135th anniversary of the well-known Physiologist Levon Orbeli and the 130th anniversary of the well-acclaimed Armenologist, Orientalist and Ethnologist, the Fou...

05.09.2017
RA NA Standing Committees Convene Sittings
At September 5 regular sitting the RA NA Standing Committee on Territorial Administration, Local Self-Government, Agriculture and Environment debated and endorsed a group of legislative initiatives, which will be included in the draft law of the agenda of the second session of the NA sixth convocati...

05.09.2017
Ara Babloyan Receives Ambassador of Swiss Confederation to the RA
On September 5, the RA NA President Ara Babloyan received the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Swiss Confederation to Armenia Lukas Gasser.Touching upon the Armenian-Swiss relations, Ara Babloyan noted that since the establishment of diplomatic relations the two countries had form...

04.09.2017
At Sitting of RA NA Standing Committee on European Integration
At September 4 sitting moderated by Naira Zohrabyan the RA NA Standing Committee on European Integration debated the agreement on ratifying the agreement on the Status of the International Centre for Migration Policy Development (ICMPD) in the Republic of Armenia between the RA Government and the IC...

04.09.2017
Eduard Sharmazanov: Victories of Artsakh are All Armenians’ Victories
The RA NA deputies led by the RA NA Deputy Speaker Eduard Sharmazanov visited Artsakh Republic to take part in the festive events dedicated to the 26th anniversary of the declaration of the Nagorno Karabakh Republic (NKR).On September 2, the Speaker of the National Assembly of Artsakh Republic Ashot...

01.09.2017
At Sittings of RA NA Standing Committees
At September 1 sitting moderated by the Chair of the RA NA Standing Committee on Foreign Relations debated a number of agenda items of the upcoming session and next sittings.The RA Deputy Foreign Minister Shavarsh Kocharyan, the RA Deputy Minister of Economic Development and Investments Garegin...

01.09.2017
Ara Babloyan Receives Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research of Iraq
On September 1, the RA NA Speaker Ara Babloyan received the members of the delegation led by the Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research Abdul Razzaq Al-Issa. Ara Babloyan welcomed the Minister and the members of the delegation in parliament and expressed hope that the visit of the...

01.09.2017
RA NA President Visits Basic School N 76 on Knowledge Day
On September 1, the RA NA President Ara Babloyan visited Yerevan Argentine Republic Basic School N 76.Ara Babloyan congratulated the teachers and the pupils on the occasion of Knowledge Day and the launch of the new educational year and noted with pride that he is also a school-leaver of the School ...

01.09.2017
RA National Assembly President Ara Babloyan’s Congratulatory Address on Knowledge Day
“Dear schoolchildren, students and pedagogues, I congratulate you on Knowledge Day and the launch of the new educational year.My special congratulations and wishes to the pupils, students and pedagogues, who enter into their educational institutional centres for the first time, in whose life the fir...

31.08.2017
Meeting at RA NA Standing Committee on Foreign Relations
On August 31, at the invitation of the Chair of the RA NA Standing Committee on Foreign Relations Armen Ashotyan the RA Minister of Foreign Affairs Edward Nalbandian had a meeting with the RA NA Standing Committee on Foreign Relations. Edward Nalbandian presented to the MPs the efforts being made to...

31.08.2017
Meeting in Parliament
On August 31, the RA NA Deputy Speaker Mikayel Melkumyan received the delegation led by the Vice Speaker of the House of Representatives of the Parliament of the Republic of Indonesia Fudli Zon.The members of the NA Armenia-Indonesia Friendship Group Arman Saghatelyan, Mihran Hakobyan, Naira Zohraby...

31.08.2017
Ara Babloyan Receives Foreign Minister of Bosnia and Herzegovina
On August 31, the RA NA Speaker Ara Babloyan received Igor Crnadak, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Bosnia and Herzegovina. Welcoming the Minister in the RA National Assembly, Ara Babloyan has noted that Armenia is interested in rapprochement of relations with the Balkan countries, and however t...

30.08.2017
Eduard Sharmazanov: Odzaberd is One of the Richest Cultural Heritages of Our People
On August 29, the delegation led by the Deputy Speaker of the RA National Assembly Eduard Sharmazanov visited Gegharkunik Marz, Odzaberd Urartian settlement, where archaeological excavations were carried out and got acquainted with the procedure of the archaeological works.The Head of Gegharkunik Ma...

29.08.2017
Ara Babloyan Receives Yuri Khachaturov
On August 29, the RA NA Speaker Ara Babloyan received the Secretary General of the Collective Security Treaty Organisation (CSTO) Yuri Khachaturov, who during his tenure first time was in Armenia on a working visit.The Secretary General visited Armenia within the framework of the CSTO Member States'...

29.08.2017
Ara Babloyan Receives Majed El Shafie
On Agust 29, the RA NA Speaker Ara Babloyan received the delegation led by the Head of One Free World International (IFWI) NGO Majed El Shafie.Ara Babloyan thanked the Head of the delegation and the Canadian MPs for their decision to visit Artsakh, noting that there they will get unbiased informatio...

25.08.2017
RA National Assembly Speaker Ara Babloyan Visits Baze-2017 All-Armenian Youth Gathering Participants
On August 25, the Speaker of the RA National Assembly Ara Babloyan met with the participants of Baze-2017 (Hawk) Camp All-Armenian Youth Gathering in Tsakhkadzor.During Baze All-Armenian Youth Gathering in parallel with sport, cultural and intellectual competitions, meetings are always organized wit...

24.08.2017
President of Turkmenistan Visits RA National Assembly
On August 24, the President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedow being in Armenia on an official visit, visited the RA National Assembly and met with the RA NA Speaker Ara Babloyan.Welcoming the high ranking guest in the RA National Assembly, Ara Babloyan underlined the importance of this visit...