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20.01.2022
Delegation Led by NA President Alen Simonyan Meets with Heads of International Structures in the United States
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On January 18, the delegation led by the RA NA President Alen Simonyan being in the United States had meetings with the heads of the international structures. During the meetings issues on regional security, the peculiarities of democracy in Armenia, the elections of the national local self-government bodies and the post-election processes were discussed.

At the meeting with the President of the National Endowment for Democracy (NED) Damon Wilson a talk was held on the works of the National Assembly of the eighth convocation, as well as the legislative reforms of priority to be designed in a number of spheres. In response to the question of the RA NA President Alen Simonyan, Damon Wilson presented the program main directions of cooperation being envisaged with Armenia and especially with the National Assembly. In this regard, issues on the NA-international structures-civil society cooperation format were discussed. The American partners highlighted the initiatives intended for free press and values of democracy in Armenia, noting that they would continue to show program and methodological and other supports.

At the meeting with the President of the other international authoritative structure, the National Democracy Institute (NDI) Derek Mitchell the main theme of the talk related to the engagement of the women and young politicians in parliament. The NA President Alen Simonyan highlighted the work being done within the framework of the NDI parliamentary program in the establishment of communication between the citizens and the deputies and the rise of the citizens’ involvement. According to him, as a result of that program the Parliament-voter relation is coordinated. The interlocutors also touched upon the continuous assistance to the RA NA factions, deputies, Standing Committees and the NA employees in the support of the legislative researches, the citizens’ involvement and communication.

The peculiarities of the spheres and programs of the further cooperation in case of the pandemic and the post-war situation were also discussed with the international democratic two structures.

The delegation led by the President of the National Assembly discussed issues on the protection of human rights in Armenia with the Washington Director at Human Rights Watch organization Sarah Holewinski.


20.01.2022
Artur Manukyan Nominated Candidate to be Elected for Post of Member of Commission on TV and Radio
On January 20, the RA National Assembly debated the issue of the election of the member of the Commission on TV and Radio. The NA Standing Committee on Science, Education, Culture, Diaspora, Youth and Sport proposed Artur Manukyan’s candidacy nominated by the Civil Contract Faction to be elected for...

20.01.2022
Hakob Hakobyan’s Candidacy Nominated for Being Elected in the Post of Member of Commission on Television and Radio
At January 20 regular sitting, the RA National Assembly debated the issue of the election for the member of the Commission on Television and Radio.The NA Standing Committee on Science, Education, Culture, Diaspora, Youth and Sport proposed Hakob Hakobyan’s candidacy nominated by the Civil Contract f...

20.01.2022
Advertising of Internet Gambling Games and Totalizators to be Allowed Only in Limited Places
Highlighting the fight against the gambling in Armenia, the Government makes amendments to the Law on Advertising, proposing to allow any type of advertising of internet gambling games and totalizators in limited places. The initiative was debated in the first reading at January 20 NA sitting. Accor...

20.01.2022
Alen Simonyan Meets with President of International Republican Institute and Director for Eurasia Region in Washington
On January 19, the delegation led by the RA NA President Alen Simonyan met with the President of International Republican Institute Daniel Twining and the Regional Program Director for Eurasia Stephen Nix in Washington. At the meeting the sides discussed a number of issues regarding the human rights...

20.01.2022
U.S. House of Representatives is Strictly Concerned About Fate of Armenian Prisoners of War
On January 19, the delegation led by the NA President Alen Simonyan met with the Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee of the U.S. House of Representatives Gregory Meeks, Brad Sherman and the Republican Chris Smith. Welcoming the members of the delegation, the Chairman of the House Foreign...

20.01.2022
Efficiency Increase of Tax Administration is Designed
On January 20, the RA National Assembly debated in the first reading the legislative package on Amendments and Addendum to the RA Tax Code and on Making Addendum to the RA Law on State Duty authored by the Government. As the Deputy Chairman of the State Revenue Committee Artur Manukyan has informed,...

20.01.2022
Amendments and Addenda to RA Code on Administrative Offenses
On January 20, the parliament continuing the work of the regular sittings debated in the first reading the draft law on Making Addenda and Amendments to the RA Code on Administrative Offenses. According to the key rapporteur, the RA Deputy Chairperson of the State Revenue Committee Tsovinar Soghomon...

20.01.2022
Alen Simonyan-Nancy Pelosi Meeting Takes Place
On January 19, the President of the National Assembly of the Republic of Armenia Alen Simonyan met with the Speaker of the U.S House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi.At the meeting Alen Simonyan presented the consistent progress of the Republic Armenia made towards strengthening democratic institutio...



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