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26.10.2021
Delegation Led by Alen Simonyan Meets with Chair of Cyprus-Armenia Inter-Parliamentary Committee on Cooperation
On October 26, the Delegation led by the RA National Assembly met with the Chair of Cyprus-Armenia Inter-Parliamentary Committee on Cooperation Harris Georgiades.At the meeting the political dialogue of high level between Armenia-Cyprus friendly countries was highlighted. The sides affirmed the prio...

26.10.2021
RA NA Standing Committee Does Not Elect Deputy Chair Once Again
At October 26 extraordinary sitting moderated by the Chair of the RA NA Standing Committee on Defense and Security Andranik Kocharyan, the item of the election of Deputy Chair of the Standing Committee was debated.The NA Armenia Faction again nominated Artur Ghazinyan’s candidacy. However, the oppos...

26.10.2021
Government Proposes to Reduce Debate Term of Receiving Citizenship
At October 26 NA sitting the draft law on Making Addenda and Amendments to the Law on the RA Citizenship authored by the Government was debated in the first reading.According to the Deputy Head of the RA Police Ara Fidanyan, the draft law was worked to solve the practical problems caused during the ...

26.10.2021
Delegation Led by RA NA President Meets with the Presidential Commissioner of the Republic of Cyprus
On the final day of the official visit to Cyprus the Delegation led by the RA NA President met with the Presidential Commissioner of the Republic of Cyprus Photis Photiou.Welcoming the guests, the Presidential Commissioner conveyed the best wishes from the President of Cyprus, expressing regret that...

26.10.2021
Parliament Begins Work of Regular Sittings: Proposed Amendments to Law on RA Holidays and Memorial Days Debated
On October 26, the RA National Assembly began the work of the regular sittings. The Parliament affirmed the draft agendas of the sessions and the regular sittings and also adopted the NA draft decision on Holding an urgent debate on a topic presenting the public interest on the situation on the line...

25.10.2021
Delegation Led by NA President Alen Simonyan Meets with Mayor of Nicosia
The Delegation led by the RA NA President Alen Simonyan met with the Mayor of Nicosia Constantinos Yiorkadjis within the framework of the visit to Cyprus. Welcoming the guests, the Mayor has noted that the Armenian-Cypriot relations are exemplary in all spheres.The NA President has thanked the Mayor...

25.10.2021
RA NA President Alen Simonyan Meets with Foreign Minister of Cyprus Nikos Christodoulides
On October 25, the delegation led by the President of the RA National Assembly Alen Simonyan met with the Minister of the Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Cyprus Nikos Christodoulides. The RA NA President highly appreciated the effective cooperation of two countries in bilateral and multilateral f...

25.10.2021
Delegation Led by RA NA President Alen Simonyan Meets with Minister of Defense of Cyprus
On October 25, within the framework of the official visit to Cyprus the Delegation led by the President of the RA National Assembly met with the Defence Minister of the Republic of Cyprus Charalambos Petrides. At the meeting the sides affirmed the existence of mutual understanding and mutual support...

25.10.2021
18 Items on the Draft Agenda of the Regular Sittings to Be Convened on October 26
On October 25, the regular sitting of the National Assembly Council, presided over by the Deputy Speaker of Parliament, the NA Acting Speaker Ruben Rubinyan, was held.The draft agendas of the second session of the eighth convocation of the National Assembly and the regular sittings to be convened on...

25.10.2021
RA NA President Meets with President of House of Representatives of Cyprus
The Delegation headed by the President of the RA National Assembly Alen Simonyan is on two-day official visit in Cyprus. The official visit began by the meeting with the President of the House of Representatives of the Republic of Cyprus Annita Demetriou.After greeting each other a talk was held ove...

25.10.2021
Main Principles of Draft State Budget for 2022 Presented
On October 25, at the joint sitting of the NA Standing Committees in parliament, during the debate of the RA draft state budget for 2022, the Minister of Finance Tigran Khachatryan referred to the principles of the development of the draft, the main macroeconomic indicators, the budget shortage, the...

25.10.2021
At Joint Sitting of NA Standing Committees Preliminary Debates of RA State Budget for 2022 Begin
On October 25, the joint sitting of the NA Standing Committees began in parliament, during which the RA draft law on the RA State Budget for 2022 was debated.The RA Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan presented his observations, approaches and main messages on the state budget for 2022.The state budget f...

24.10.2021
Arman Yeghoyan Meets with Colleagues of Senate and Chamber of Deputies of Italy
The Chair of the Standing Committee on European Integration of the RA National Assembly Arman Yeghoyan had meetings with the Chair of the Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and Emigration Vito Rosario Petrocelli and the Chair of the Foreign Affairs Committee at the Chamber of Deputies Piero Fassi...

22.10.2021
NA Chief of Staff-Secretary General Vahan Naribekyan Meets with Secretary Special to the President of Hellenic Parliament
On October 22, the RA NA Chief of Staff-Secretary General Vahan Naribekyan met with the Secretary Special to the President of the Hellenic Parliament Vasileios Bagiokos within the framework of the ongoing European Centre for Parliamentary Research and Documentation (EPCRD) in Athens.The sides discus...

22.10.2021
Statement on Resignation Letter of RA NA Deputy Davit Sedrakyan
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 Davit Sedrakyan submitted his resignation letter on October 22.Pursuant to Article 155.2 of the Constitutional Law the Rules of Procedur...

22.10.2021
Eduard Aghajanyan Receives Ambassador of Italy to RA
On October 22, the Chair of the NA Standing Committee on Foreign Relations received the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Italy to the RA Alfonso Di Riso.Congratulating the Ambassador on assuming the office, Eduard Aghajanyan wished him successes in the implementation of his diplomatic...

22.10.2021
Statement on Creating Inquiry Committee
Pursuant to Article 20.1 of the Constitutional Law the NA Rules of Procedure, by the request of at least one-third of the deputies’ total number to study the use of the means transferred to the state budget of the Republic of Armenia by Hayastan All-Armenian Fund an Inquiry Committee of the National...

22.10.2021
Members of RA NA Delegation Take Part in Meeting of CIS Youth Inter-Parliamentary Assembly
On October 21-22, the regular sitting of the CIS Youth Inter-Parliamentary Assembly was held in Saint Petersburg, where the RA NA deputies Hripsime Grigoryan, Lilit Minasyan and Trdat Sargsyan took part.The key item on the agenda of the meeting was the tourism of the youth in the CIS countries.Touch...

22.10.2021
RA NA Deputy Nazeli Baghdasaryan Takes Part in Meeting of CIS Inter-Parliamentary Assembly in Saint Petersburg
On October 21-22, the regular meeting of the Permanent Commission on Practices of State-Building and Local Government of the CIS Inter-Parliamentary Assembly (IPA CIS) was held in Saint Petersburg. The draft of the Stable Development Concept of the CIS Members States was appreciated by the parliamen...

22.10.2021
RA NA President Alen Simonyan Delivers a Speech Within the Framework of the Topic ‘The Common Future of All European Citizens’
“There should not be dividing lines in Europe, because many challenges do not recognize national borders,” The NA President Alen Simonyan said at PACE European Conference of Presidents of Parliament during his speech in the format of the topic ‘The Common Future of All European Citizens.’ The Head o...

22.10.2021
NA Chief of Staff-Secretary General Vahan Naribekyan Takes Part in the Meeting of European Centre for Parliamentary Research and Documentation
On October 21, the RA NA Chief of Staff-Secretary General Vahan Naribekyan took part in the next meeting of the European Centre for Parliamentary Research and Documentation (EPCRD) in Athens, which is convened once in two years in parallel with the European Conference of Presidents of Parliament. Th...

22.10.2021
NA Vice President Hakob Arshakyan Takes Part in the Event ‘Armenia-Engineering Week 2021’
On October 21, the RA NA Vice President Hakob Arshakyan took part in the annual Armenia event ‘Armenia-Engineering Week 2021’ of the engineering sphere in Yerevan, where the RA Minister of Hi-Tech Industry Vahagn Khachaturyan also took part.Welcoming the participants of the events, Hakob Arshakyan p...

21.10.2021
Armenian Parliamentarians Meet with Newly Appointed NATO Secretary General’s Special Representative for the South Caucasus and Central Asia
On October 21, the Chair of the NA Standing Committee on Foreign Relations Eduard Aghajanyan, the Committee member Gurgen Arsenyan, the Chair of the NA Standing Committee on Defense and Security, the Head of the RA NA Delegation to NATO PA Andranik Kocharyan and members of Delegation Arusyak Julhaky...

21.10.2021
Alen Simonyan Meets with OSCE PA President in Athens
On October 21, the RA NA President Alen SImonyan met with the President of the OSCE Parliamentary Assembly Margareta Cederfelt.The Head of Parliament congratulated Margareta Cederfelt on being elected OSCE PA President, and wished him fruitful work. Alen Simonyan highly assessed the role of the OSCE...

21.10.2021
NA President Alen Simonyan Meets with Vice President of the Senate of France
On October 21, the RA NA President Alen SImonyan met with the Vice President of the Senate of the Republic of France Pascale Gruny.Alen Simonyan has noted that the meetings with the French colleagues are permanently distinguished with friendly warm nuances. According to the NA President, the evidenc...

21.10.2021
Alen Simonyan Meets with President of National Assembly of Slovenia
On October 21, the RA NA President Alen Simonyan met with the President of the National Assembly of Slovenia Igor Zorčič.Alen Simonyan highlighted the friendly relations with Slovenia and the effective cooperation of legislative bodies. In this context the interlocutors underlined the nece...

21.10.2021
RA NA President Alen Simonyan Meets with CoE Secretary General Maria Pejčinović Burić
On October 21, within the framework of the European Conference of Presidents of Parliament of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) the RA NA President Alen Simonyan had a meeting with the Secretary General of the Council of Europe (CoE) Maria Pejčinović Burić.Tha...

21.10.2021
Debate on Amendments and Addenda Being Designed to Law on Mass Media
On October 21, on the initiative of the members of the NA Standing Committee on Science, Education, Culture, Diaspora, Youth and Sport Elinar Vardanyan and Lilit Galstyan a debate on the amendments and addenda being designed to the law on Mass Media was organized in parliament, where representatives...

21.10.2021
Executive Body Proposes Amendments to Law on RA Holidays and Memorial Days
At October 21 sitting moderated by Vladimir Vardanyan, the NA Standing Committee on State and Legal Affairs debated the draft law on Amending the RA Law on the RA Holidays and Memorial Days.The Minister of Economy Vahan Kerobyan has noted that the adoption of the initiative is conditioned by the exp...

21.10.2021
Delegation Headed by Alen Simonyan Takes Part in Two-Day European Conference of Presidents of Parliament in Athens
The delegation led by the RA NA President Alen Simonyan takes part in the two-day European Conference of Presidents of Parliament in the capital of Greece Athens, where delegates of 47 countries attend. The Conferences with this format are held once in two years.The Conference began on October 21 wi...

21.10.2021
Issue of Legal Succession of Decisions Adopted of Mayor of Yerevan Debated
At October 21 next sitting of the RA NA Standing Committee on Territorial Administration, Local Self-Government, Agriculture and Environment Protection the addenda being proposed to the law on Local Self-Government in the City of Yerevan were debated in the first reading.The RA Deputy Minister of Te...

20.10.2021
NA President Alen Simonyan Meets with President of Hellenic Parliament
On October 20, ahead of the European Conference of Presidents of Parliaments the RA NA President Alen Simonyan was hosted by the President of the Hellenic Parliament Konstantinos Tassoulas. Welcoming the RA NA President, the President of the Hellenic Parliament, stressed the importance of the cooper...

20.10.2021
NA Vice President Ishkhan Saghatelyan Receives RF Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to RA
On October 20, the RA NA Vice President Ishkhan Saghatelyan received the RF Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to the RA Sergei Kopyrkin.The sides discussed a number of issues regarding the security situation in the region and underlined the important role of the Russian Federation in thos...

20.10.2021
IPA CIS Budget Oversight Commission Held its Session in Tavricheskiy Palace of Saint Petersburg
On October 19, The Chair of the RA NA Standing Committee on Foreign Relations Eduard Aghajanyan took part in the session of the IPA CIS Budget Oversight Commission in the Tavricheskiy Palace of Saint Petersburg, where members of the national parliaments and representatives of the IPA CIS Council Sec...

20.10.2021
RA NA Standing Committee on Economic Affairs Debates Agreement Excluding Double Taxation of Revenues
At October 20 sitting of the NA Standing Committee on Economic Affairs, the issue on Ratifying the Agreement for Exclusion of Double Taxation of Revenue and Prevention of Tax Evasion and Bypassing between the Government of the Republic of Armenia and the Government of the Republic of Malta was deba...

20.10.2021
Agreement on Rise of Investment Attractiveness of National Economies Debated
At October 20 sitting of the NA Standing Committee on Economic Affairs the bill on Ratifying the Agreement for Exclusion of Double Taxation of Revenue and Prevention of Tax Evasion and Bypassing between the Government of the Republic of Armenia and the Government of the Republic of Singapore was deb...

20.10.2021
Members of RA NA Delegation Meet with Head of Delegation of Italy to PACE
The members of the Armenian delegation being in Rome led by the Chair of the Standing Committee on European Integration of the RA National Assembly Arman Yeghoyan, the NA Chief of Staff-Secretary General Vahan Naribekyan met with the Head of the Italian Delegation to the Parliamentary Assembly of th...

20.10.2021
NA Standing Committee on Economic Affairs Convenes Regular Sitting
At October 20 next sitting moderated by Vahe Hakobyan , the NA Standing Committee on Economic Affairs in the first reading debated the draft law on Making Amendments and Addenda to the law on Geodesy and Cartography. Its aim is to regulate the works of the geodesy and cartography activities, set th...

20.10.2021
Next Sitting of CSTO PA Standing Commission on Political Issues and International Cooperation to be Held in Yerevan
On October 19, the delegation headed by the Vice President of the RA National Assembly Hakob Arshakyan took part in the sitting of the Permanent Commission on Political Issues and International Cooperation of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO PA) in Tavr...

19.10.2021
Members of RA NA Delegation Meets with Chairman of Italy-Armenia Friendship Group of Chamber of Deputies of Italy in Rome
On October 19, the Chair of the Standing Committee on European Integration of the RA National Assembly Arman Yeghoyan, the NA Chief of Staff-Secretary General Vahan Naribekyan and the Deputy Chief of Staff Heghine Khachikyan met with the Chair of Italy-Armenia Friendship Group of the Chamber of Depu...

19.10.2021
Andranik Kocharyan Takes Part in Works of Online Sitting of CSTO PA Standing Commission on Defence and Security
On October 19, the Chair of the RA NA Standing Committee on Defense and Security Andranik Kocharyan took part in the works of the online sitting of the CSTO PA Standing Commission on Defence and Security.10 items were included in the agenda, and the debate of some of them were removed from the agend...

19.10.2021
Amendments to Law on Military Service and Serviceman’s Status
At October 19 regular sitting, the RA NA Standing Committee on Science, Education, Culture, Diaspora, Youth and Sport in the first reading debated the draft law on Making Addenda to the RA Law on Military Service and the Serviceman’s Status.The RA Deputy Minister of Education, Science, Culture and S...

19.10.2021
NA Vice President Ruben Rubinyan Meets with Rapporteur Group on Democracy of CoE Committee of Ministers
On October 19, the RA NA Vice President, the Head of the RA NA Delegation to PACE Ruben Rubinyan received the Head of the Rapporteur Group on Democracy of the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe (CoE), the Permanent Representative of Sweden to the CoE, Ambassador Mårten Ehnberg and the d...

19.10.2021
Hayk Konjoryan Meets with Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
On October 19, the Head of the RA NA Civil Contract Faction Hayk Konjoryan met with the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland John Patrick Gallagher.Hayk Konjoryan highlighted the inter-parliamentary relations, their further developm...

19.10.2021
Agreement on Cooperation of CIS States in Fight Against Crimes in the Field of Computer Information Debated
At October 19 extraordinary sitting, the RA NA Standing Committee on Defense and Security moderated by Andranik Kocharyan debated the legislative initiative on Ratifying the Agreement on cooperation of the State Parties of the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) in fight against crimes in the f...

19.10.2021
Executive Body Designs Addendum to Law on State Border
At October 19 sitting of the NA Standing Committee on Defense and Security, the RA Deputy Minister of Defense Arman Sargsyan presented for debate the draft law on Making Addendum to the law on State Border.It is designed to set the order of the use of the anti-air defense by the troops of the anti-a...

19.10.2021
RA NA Standing Committee on Defense and Security Once Again Does Not Elect Deputy Chair
At October 19 extraordinary sitting, the RA NA Standing Committee on Defense and Security debated the item of the election of the Deputy Chair of the Standing Committee....

18.10.2021
Alen Simonyan Receives Delegation of Russian Officials
On October 18, the President of the RA National Assembly Alen Simonyan received the delegation headed by the Chief of the Presidential Directorate for Interregional Relations and Cultural Contacts with Foreign Countries of the Russian Federation Igor Maslov. The delegates are in Armenia to take part...

18.10.2021
Sitting of NA Standing Committee on Financial-Credit and Budgetary Affairs Postponed
On October 18, the sitting of the NA Standing Committee on Financial-Credit and Budgetary Affairs was postponed. The debate of the agenda item was Yeghishe Soghomonyan’s candidacy presented by the NA Civil Contract Faction in the post of the member of the Audit Chamber. The candidate was not present...

18.10.2021
NA President Receives Newly Appointed Ambassador of France to RA
On October 18, the RA NA President Alen Simonyan received the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of France to Armenia Anne Louyot. Congratulating the newly appointed Ambassador, Alen Simonyan expressed conviction that her activities would promote the deepening and strengthening of cooperat...

16.10.2021
RA NA Standing Committee on Labor and Social Affairs Held a Three-Day Workshop
On October 13-15, the RA NA Standing Committee on Labor and Social Affairs with the support of the International Republican Institute (IRI) held a three-day workshop to discuss the coming works and priorities of the Committee, as well as a number of most important drafts.The representatives of the R...

15.10.2021
Working Discussion on Specialists’ Migration
On October 15, at the initiative of the NA Vice President Hakob Arshakyan online discussion on the theme The Migration Policy of Talent in Armenia was held. The Chair of the Standing Committee on Labor and Social Affairs Heriknaz Tigranyan and a number of deputies, the Minister of Economy Vahan Kero...

15.10.2021
NA Vice President Ishkhan Saghatelyan Receives Heads of the DPA, Justice and ARF Factions of Artsakh Parliament
On October 15, the RA NA Vice President Ishkhan Saghatelyan received the Head of the Democratic Party of Artsakh Davit Melkumyan, the Head of the Justice Faction Davit Galstyan and the Head of the Armenian Revolutionary Faction Artur Mosiyan of the National Assembly.The sides discussed issues on the...

14.10.2021
Discussion at RA NA Standing Committee on Protection of Human Rights and Public Affairs
Every day the Armenian cultural-religious heritage is undergone an act of vandalism. The issue was discussed at the initiative of the Chair of the RA NA Standing Committee on Protection of Human Rights and Public Affairs, where the representatives of all concerned structures of the Republic of Armen...

14.10.2021
Alen Simonyan Hosts Young People Passing Practice in Parliament Within the Framework Being Implemented by National Democracy Institute
On October 14, the RA NA President Alen Simonyan hosted the young people passing practice in the National Assembly of Armenia within the framework being implemented by the National Democracy Institute (NDI).Welcoming the participants of the program, the RA NA President Alen Simonyan expressed convic...

14.10.2021
Chair of NA Standing Committee on Science, Education, Culture, Diaspora, Youth and Sport Takes Part in Launch of Yerevan Open Chess International Tournament
On October 14, the Chair of the NA Standing Committee on Science, Education, Culture, Diaspora, Youth and Sport Sisak Gabrielyan took part in Yerevan Open Chess International Tournament at Karen Demirchyan Sports and Concerts Complex. The President of Yerevan Chess Federation Mkhitar Hayrapetyan, th...

14.10.2021
NA President Alen Simonyan Receives Ambassador of Sweden to RA
On October 14, the RA NA President Alen Simonyan received the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Kingdom of Sweden to the Republic of Armenia Patrik Svensson.Welcoming the Ambassador, the NA President has underlined that Sweden is one of the important and trustworthy partners for Ar...

14.10.2021
STEM Subjects – at the Centre of Attention
On October 13, at the initiative of the RA NA Standing Committee on Science, Education, Culture, Diaspora, Youth and Sport a discussion was held on the programmes directed to the education of the natural science, technological, engineering and mathematical (STEM) subjects The NA Vice President Hakob...

14.10.2021
RA NA President Alen Simonyan Receives Representatives of Partner Organizations of the Project Strengthening Electoral Processes and Political Accountability
On October 14, the RA NA President Alen Simonyan received the representatives of the partner organizations of the Project Strengthening Electoral Processes and Political Accountability (SEPPA): the Director of the International Republican Institute (IRI) for Armenia James De Witt, the Electoral Foun...

13.10.2021
Eduard Aghajanyan Meets with Ambassador of Sweden to RA
On October 13, the Chair of the RA NA Standing Committee on Foreign Relations Eduard Aghajanyan received the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Kingdom of Sweden to the RA Patrik Svensson. The Committee member Hripsime Grigoryan also attended the meeting....

13.10.2021
Members of NA Head Committee Visit Bodies Regulating TV Sphere and Public TV Company
On October 13, the members of the NA Head Committee visited the bodies regulating the TV and radio sphere and the Public TV Company. The goal of the MPs’ visit is to take steps aimed at creating wider opportunities of cooperation between the National Assembly and the state institutions.First, the Ch...

13.10.2021
NA Council Convenes Extraordinary Sitting
On October 13, presided over by the Head of Parliament Alen Simonyan, the extraordinary sitting of the RA NA Council was held.As the Chair of the NA Standing Committee on Financial-Credit and Budgetary Affairs Gevorg Papoyan presented, the members of the Council debated and approved the schedule on ...

13.10.2021
RA NA President Alen Simonyan Receives Delegation Led by IRI Prosecutor General Mohammad Jafar Montazeri
On October 13, the NA President Alen Simonyan received the Delegation led by the Prosecutor General of the Islamic Republic of Iran (IRI) Mohammad Jafar Montazeri.The NA President has underlined that during the last years the political dialogue has considerably activated between two countries, which...

13.10.2021
RA NA President Alen Simonyan Receives Leadership of AGBU Montreal Chapter
On October 13, the RA NA President Alen Simonyan received the Chairman of the Montreal Chapter of the Armenian General Benevolent Union (AGBU) Chahé Tanachian and the Secretary of the Chapter Hagop Arslanian. Welcoming the guests, Alen Simonyan highly assessed the activities of the structure aimed a...

13.10.2021
RA NA President Alen Simonyan Receives Delegation Led by External Affairs Minister of India Subrahmanyam Jaishankar
On October 13, the RA NA President Alen Simonyan received the Delegation led by the External Affairs Minister of India Subrahmanyam Jaishankar. Welcoming the guests, the RA NA President Alen Simonyan expressed conviction that the visit of the Delegation headed by the External Affairs Minister of Ind...

12.10.2021
RA NA President Alen Simonyan Congratulates Vyacheslav Volodin on Being Re-elected in the Post of the Speaker of RF FA State Duma
“I congratulate you on the occasion of being re-elected in the post of the Speaker of the State Duma of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation.You have earned deserved authority and respect due to rich experience of the state building and high professionalism. I cordially wish you good healt...

12.10.2021
Alen Simonyan Receives Head of Delegation of International Committee of International Cross (ICRC) to Armenia Thierry Ribaux
On October 12, the RA NA President Alen Simonyan received the Head of the Delegation of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) to Armenia Thierry Ribaux.The RA NA President Alen Simonyan has highlighted the humanitarian activity of the ICRC to Armenia, and he is ready to make all effort...

12.10.2021
Alen Simonyan Receives Representatives of UNDP Modern Parliament for a Modern Armenia Project
On 12 October, the President of the National Assembly Alen Simonyan received the newly appointed UNDP Resident Representative in Armenia Natia Natsvlishvili and representatives of the UNDP "Modern Parliament for a Modern Armenia" project.Welcoming the guests, Alen Simonyan highlighted the effective ...

12.10.2021
RA NA President’s Briefing
The NA President Alen Simonyan had a briefing with the journalists accredited in the NA. The journalists, among other questions, asked the NA President about the recent official visit to Moscow, in particular, questions were raised related to the meeting with the RF Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov an...

12.10.2021
At PACE Plenary Session Two Reports of Interest for Armenia Discussed
At October 12 press conference the members of the RA NA Delegation to PACE presented details about the works of PACE regular plenary session held in Strasbourg on September 27-30.The Head of the RA NA Delegation Ruben Rubinyan informed that two reports of certain interest for the Armenian side were ...

12.10.2021
Alen Simonyan Receives Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Syria to Armenia
On October 12, the RA NA President Alen Simonyan received the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Arabic Republic of Syria to Armenia Mohammed Haj Ibrahim.The RA NA President highlighted the development of the inter-parliamentary in strengthening the mutually beneficial cooperation, ...

12.10.2021
RA NA Standing Committee Once Again Does Not Elect Deputy Chair
At October 12 extraordinary sitting, moderated by the Chair of the RA NA Standing Committee on Defense and Security Andranik Kocharyan debated the item of the election of the Deputy Chair of the Standing Committee.The Armenia Faction again proposed Artur Ghazinyan’s candidacy. But the opposition MPs...

12.10.2021
RA NA President Alen Simonyan Condoles Speaker of Parliament of Georgia Kakha Kuchava
I learnt with deep pain about the collapse of the residential building, which became a cause for human victims and wounded in the city of Batumi.I convey my words of grief and regret to you, to the family members and close relatives of the victims and I wish the wounded quick recovery. ...

08.10.2021
Alen Simonyan’s Interview to Russian RBC TV Company
The President of the RA National Assembly Alen Simonyan gave an exclusive interview to the Russian leading Russian Business Consulting (RBC) TV Company within the framework of the official visit to the RF. During the extensive talk with Ilya Doronov, Alen Simonyan referred to the allied nature of th...

08.10.2021
NA Vice President Ruben Rubinyan Receives RF Ambassador to Armenia Sergei Kopyrkin
On October 8, the RA NA Vice President Ruben Rubinyan received the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Russian Federation to Armenia Sergei Kopyrkin.The Ambassador congratulated Ruben Rubinyan on being elected in the post of the RA NA Vice President and assured him that he would cont...

07.10.2021
Eduard Aghajanyan Receives RF Ambassador to RA
On October 7, the Chair of the RA NA Stranding Committee on Foreign Relations Eduard Aghajanyan received the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Russian Federation to the Republic of Armenia Sergei Kopyrkin. At the beginning of the meeting, Eduard Aghajanyan welcomed the Ambassador, ...

07.10.2021
Chair of Standing Committee on Regional and Eurasian Integration Meets with RF Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary
On October 7, the Chair of the Standing Committee on Regional and Eurasian Integration Armen Gevorgyan met with the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Russian Federation to the Republic of Armenia Sergei Kopyrkin. Welcoming the Ambassador, the Committee Chair highlighted the develop...

07.10.2021
Delegation Led by Alen Simonyan Hosted at RA Embassy to RF
An official reception was organized at the Embassy of the Republic of Armenia to the RF on the occasion of the official visit to the Russian Federation of the delegation led by the RA NA Speaker. Representatives of diplomatic corps accredited in the RF, public and political figures and representativ...

06.10.2021
Alen Simonyan and Viacheslav Volodin’s Meeting
The delegation led by the RA NA Speaker Alen Simonyan met with the Speaker of the State Duma of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation Viacheslav Volodin within the framework of the official visit to the RF. ...

06.10.2021
Alen Simonyan Visits Prelacy of Holy Transfiguration Church of Russia and New Nakichevan Diocese of Armenian Apostolic Church
On the final day of the official visit to the Russian Federation, the delegation led by the Speaker of the RA National Assembly Alen Simonyan visited the Prelacy of Holy Transfiguration Church of Russia and New Nakichevan Diocese of the Armenian Apostolic Church. After the exchange of greetings, the...

06.10.2021
Delegation Led by RA NA Speaker Alen Simonyan Meets with Speaker of RF FA State Duma Viacheslav Volodin
On October 6, the delegation led by the RA NA Speaker Alen Simonyan met with the Speaker of the State Duma of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation Viacheslav Volodin. Welcoming the RA NA Speaker, Viacheslav Volodin highly appreciated the fact that the first visit as the RA NA Speaker to th...

05.10.2021
There is Common Understanding between Armenia and Russia: Alen Simonyan’s Interview to TV Program of RF FA Federation Council
The Speaker of the National Assembly Alen Simonyan gave an interview to the “Vmeste” (together) TV program of the Federation Council of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation within the framework of his visit to the Russian Federation. ...

05.10.2021
RA NA Speaker Alen Simonyan Meets with Teaching Staff and Students of Diplomatic Academy of RF MFA
On October 5, the Speaker of the RA National Assembly Alen Simonyan met with the teaching staff and students of the Diplomatic Academy of the RF Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA). The meeting was preceded by a private talk with the President of the Academy Alexander Yakovenko. The meeting began with...

05.10.2021
National Assembly Begins Work of Regular Sittings
On October 5, the RA National Assembly convened the regular sittings. The NA Vice President Ruben Rubinyan has presented the draft agenda of the regular sittings, in the first section of which 3 items subject to a mandatory discussion have been included, and which are accepted on the agenda of the r...

04.10.2021
RA NA Speaker Alen Simonyan Meets with RF FA Speaker of Federation Council Valentina Matvienko
On October 4, the delegation led by the Speaker of the RA National Assembly Alen Simonyan met with the Speaker of the Russian Federation of the Federal Assembly of the Federation Council Valentina Matvienko. Welcoming the RA NA Speaker, the RF FA Speaker of the Federation Council highly appreciated ...

04.10.2021
Alen Simonyan to Lead RA NA Delegations in IPA CIS and CSTO PA
On October 4, the sitting of the RA NA Council was held, which was chaired by the NA Vice President Ruben Rubinyan. The draft agendas on Making Addenda to the agenda of the second session of the NA eighth convocation and the draft agenda of the regular sittings convened on October 5 were debated and...

04.10.2021
Delegation Led by RA NA Speaker Alen Simonyan Meets with Sergei Lavrov
On October 4, the delegation led by the RA NA Speaker Alen Simonyan being in the Russian Federation on an official visit met with the RF Minister of Foreign Affairs Sergei Lavrov.Welcoming the RA NA Speaker, the RF Minister of Foreign Affairs highly appreciated the Armenian-Russian strategic and par...

04.10.2021
Delegation Led by RA NA Speaker Alen Simonyan Leaves for Russian Federation on Official Visit
The delegation led by the NA Speaker of the Republic of Armenia Alen Simonyan left for the Russian Federation on a three-day official visit.Meetings with the RF high-ranking officials are planned within the frameworks of the visit. The delegation led by Alen Simonyan will meet with the RF FA Speaker...

03.10.2021
RA NA President Alen Simonyan Congratulates on National Minorities Day in RA
Dear representatives of national minorities of the Republic of Armenia, today is the National Minorities Day in the Republic of Armenia, which is celebrated on the first Sunday of October. The national minorities of Armenia are an integral part of our country with their peace-loving, dignity of acce...

01.10.2021
Working Discussion with Representatives of Executive Board of Armenian Medical Association
On October 1, the Chair of the RA NA Standing Committee on Health Care Narek Zeynalyan and the Deputy Chair of the Committee Lusine Badalyan met with the representatives of the Executive Board of the Armenian Medical Association. Welcoming the guest, Narek Zeynalyan highlighted the role of the medic...


30.09.2021
NA Standing Committee on European Integration Hosts Delegation of Hellenic Parliament
On September 30, the Chair of the RA NA Standing Committee on European Integration Arman Yeghoyan received the delegation of Hellenic Parliament visited Armenia within the frameworks of the Twinning Project ‘Strengthening of Capacity of the RA National Assembly to Further Support the Comprehensive a...

30.09.2021
RA NA Speaker Alen Simonyan Meets with RA President Armen Sargsyan
Today, the President of the RA National Assembly Alen Simonyan had a meeting with the President of the Republic of Armenia Armen Sarkissian. The activity of the National Assembly during this responsible and hard period for the state was highlighted, and it would promote the solution of the challenge...

30.09.2021
Members of NA Standing Committee on Labor and Social Affairs Meet with Trade Union Representatives
On September 30, the members of the RA NA Standing Committee on Labor and Social Affairs met with the Chairwoman of the Branch Republican Union of the Banks, Financial Institutions Employees and Trade Unions Professional Employees of Armenia and the Executive Director of the RA Credit Organizations’...

30.09.2021
Alen Simonyan Receives Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Peru to RA
On September 30, the President of the RA National Assembly Alen Simonyan received the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Peru to the RA (Residence in Moscow) Juan Genaro del Campo Rodriguez.Welcoming the Ambassador, the President of the National Assembly congratulated him on the occasio...

30.09.2021
Representatives of Hellenic Parliament Visit Tsitsernakaberd Memorial Complex
On September 30, the delegation led by the Head of the Hellenic Side of Twinning Project ‘Strengthening of Capacity of the RA National Assembly to Further Support the Comprehensive and Enhanced Partnership Agreement (CEPA) Oversight and Implementation financed by the European Union’ Eleni Kanellopou...

30.09.2021
NA Vice President Hakob Arshakyan Receives RF Ambassador to RA Sergei Kopyrkin
On September 30, the RA NA Vice President Hakob Arshakyan received the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Russian Federation (RF) to the Republic of Armenia Sergei Kopyrkin.Hakob Arshakyan congratulated the Ambassador on the occasion of the parliamentary elections held in Russia, hi...

30.09.2021
Working Discussion with Members of Arkady Ter Tadevosyan Civic Council NGO
On September 30, the Chair of the RA NA Standing Committee on Labor and Social Affairs Heriknaz Tigranyan and the Deputy Chair of the Committee Tadevos Avetisyan met with the members of the Arkady Ter Tadevosyan Civic Council NGO. The Chairman of the NGO, Doctor of Economic Sciences, Professor Tatou...

29.09.2021
NA Chief of Staff, Secretary General Meets with Delegation led by Head of Hellenic Side of Twinning Project Eleni Kanellopoulou
On September 29, the RA NA Chief of Staff, Secretary General Vahan Naribekyan met with the Delegation led Head of Hellenic Side of Twinning Project ‘Strengthening of Capacity of the RA National Assembly to Further Support the Comprehensive and Enhanced Partnership Agreement (CEPA) Oversight and Impl...

29.09.2021
Pupils are in National Assembly on Cognitive Visit
On September 29, it was a special day for the pupils of Garnik Addaryan Basic School N 133 in Yerevan. The pupils started their day not in the classroom, but in the RA National Assembly. The Deputy of the Civil Contract Faction Hasmik Hakobyan held Open Lesson with them within the framework of the O...

29.09.2021
Working Discussion on the Initiative of NA Standing Committee on Protection of Human Rights and Public Affairs
On September 29, on the initiative of the Chair of the RA NA Standing Committee on Protection of Human Rights and Public Affairs Taguhi Tovmasyan a working discussion was held on Artsakh Residents’ Rights, Residents Displaced from the Occupied Regions.The Permanent Representative of Artsakh Republic...

29.09.2021
NA Standing Committee on Economic Affairs Debates Bills Regulating Tax Sphere
At the NA Standing Committee on Economic Affairs, the Chairman of the RA State Revenue Committee Rustam Badasyan presented for debate the draft law on Making Amendments and Addenda to the RA Tax Code. Its main goal is the specification of the definition for the notion Electronic Service by the RA Ta...

29.09.2021
Problems of Servicemen Who Received Disability - at the Centre of Parliamentarians’ Attention
On September 29, on the initiative of the member of the RA NA Standing Committee on Defense and Security Vahagn Aleksanyan servicemen, who were wounded and received disability during the Artsakh 44-day war, visited parliament.The Chair of the NA Standing Committee on Science, Education, Culture, Dia...

29.09.2021
NA Standing Committee on Economic Affairs Debates Legislative Initiatives on Fields of Tax and Real Estate Appraisal
At September 29 sitting, the RA NA Standing Committee on Economic Affairs, moderated by Vahe Hakobyan debated in the first reading the bill authored by the Government on Amending the RA Tax Code, which is aimed at changing the direction of the privilege of the income tax refund in the amount of inte...

28.09.2021
Head of RA NA With Honor Faction Artur Vanetsyan Meets with John Gallagher
On September 28, the Head of the RA NA With Honor Faction Artur Vanetsyan and the Secretary Hayk Mamijanyan met with the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland to RA John Gallagher.Welcoming the Ambassador, Artur Vanetsyan touched upo...

28.09.2021
Taguhi Tovmasyan Meets with Delegation Headed by Director of International Republican Institute James De Witt
On September 28, the Chair of the RA NA Standing Committee on Protection of Human Rights and Public Affairs Taguhi Tovmasyan met with the Delegation headed by the Director of the International Republican Institute (IRI) James De Witt.According to James De Witt, the IRI had a number of realistic plan...

28.09.2021
Members of NA Armenia Faction Meet with Ambassador of Great Britain to RA
On September 28, the Head of the NA Armenia Faction Seyran Ohanyan, members Anna Grigoryan, Artur Ghazinyan, Aram Vardevanyan and Artur Khachatryan met with the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland to RA John Gallagher. Welcoming th...

28.09.2021
NA President Visits RA National Hero Karen Demirchyan Museum
On September 28, the President of the National Assembly Alen Simonyan visited the RA National Hero Karen Demirchyan Museum.The NA President accompanied by the Museum Director Vahagn Mamyan took a tour in the main exhibition hall, getting acquainted with the exhibits concerning the life and activitie...

28.09.2021
Nazeli Baghdasaryan’s Speech at PACE Session
The Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) adopted a resolution on Humanitarian consequences of the /Nagorno Karabakh/ conflict between Armenia and Azerbaijan in the frameworks of the Autumn Session with 80 for, 18 against and 3 abstained. The delegations of Azerbaijan and Turkey vot...

28.09.2021
Sitting of RA NA Standing Committee on Defense and Security Held
At September 28 extraordinary sitting, the RA NA Standing Committee on Defense and Security, chaired by Andranik Kocharyan, debated the issue on the election of the Deputy Chair of the Standing Committee. The NA Armenia Faction again nominated Artur Ghazinyan as a candidate. He has proposed to creat...

28.09.2021
National Assembly Hosts Diaspora Armenian Youth
On September 28, the Chair of the RA NA Standing Committee on Science, Education, Culture, Diaspora, Youth and Sport Sisak Gabrielyan hosted a group of Diaspora Armenian youth being in Armenia on a cognitive visit within the framework of the Diaspora Youth Ambassador program. Welcoming the guests, S...

28.09.2021
Maria Karapetyan Meets with Representatives of Konrad Adenauer Foundation
On September 28, the member of the RA NA Standing Committee on Foreign Relations Maria Karapetyan met with the Director of the Regional Programme Political Dialogue South Caucasus of Konrad Adenauer Stiftung (KAS) Foundation Thomas Schrapel, the Deputy Director of the Programme Jonathan Nowak and th...

28.09.2021
At Standing Committee on State and Legal Affairs Debate of Amendments Being Proposed to the Law on RA Citizenship
At September 28 sitting of the RA NA Standing Committee on State and Legal Affairs, the debate of the draft law on Making Addenda and Amendments to the law on the RA Citizenship.According to the Deputy Chair of the Committee Vahagn Hovakimyan, as a result of working discussions, it has been found ou...

27.09.2021
Incense and Tribute to the Memory of Artsakh 44-Day War Victims
The President of the RA National Assembly Alen Simonyan with the deputies and the representatives of the NA Staff visited Yerablur Pantheon and paid tribute to the memory of the brave sons fallen in Artsakh 44-day war....

27.09.2021
NA Standing Committee Debates and Acknowledges Issue on Implementation Process of First Half of the Year for RA State Budget
At September 27 sitting of the RA NA Standing Committee on Financial-Credit and Budgetary Affairs, moderated by Gevorg Papoyan, the issue on the implementation process of the first half of the 2021 RA state budget was debated.The RA Minister of Finance Tigran Khachatryan noted that the negative econ...

27.09.2021
NA Vice President Hakob Arshakyan Receives Delegation Headed by Director of International Republican Institute James De Witt
On September 27, the RA NA Vice President Hakob Arshakyan received the delegation headed by the Director of the International Republican Institute (IRI) James De Witt. The NA deputy Arusyak Julhakyan participated in the meeting. The sides referred to the needs of the Staff of the National Assembly, ...