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30.09.2020
Debate of Legislative Draft Laws Postponed
At September 30 sitting of the RA NA Standing Committee on Health Care and Social Affairs, because of the key rapporteurs’ absence the discussion of the draft law on Making Amendments and Addenda to the RA Labor Code authored by the RA NA deputies Heriknaz Tigranyan and Lilit Stepanyan, as well as o...

30.09.2020
Debate of Draft Laws Postponed
On September 30, the RA NA Standing Committee on Economic Affairs moderated by Babken Tunyan convened a sitting.Three legislative initiatives were included in the agenda.By the authors’ proposal, the debate of the draft laws on Making Addendum to the Law on the Programme of the State Property Privat...

30.09.2020
RA NA Standing Committee on Defense and Security Convenes Regular Sitting
On September 30, the RA NA Standing Committee on Defense and Security convened a regular sitting. Having on the agenda two legislative initiatives. Before turning to the discussion the attendees honoured the memory of the brave sons who died for the defense of the Motherland in one-minute silence.Th...

29.09.2020
Ararat Mirzoyan’s Announcement on Resignation Letter of the RA NA Deputy Tigran Ulikhanyan
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 Tigran Ulikhanyan submitted his resignation letter on September 29.Pursuant to Article 155.2 of the Constitutional Law the Rules of Proc...

29.09.2020
Ararat Mirzoyan’s Statement on Taking Back the Resignation Letter of RA NA Deputy Gayane Abrahamyan
On September 29, pursuant to Article 155.2 of the Constitutional Law the Rules of Procedure of the National Assembly, the deputy of the National Assembly of the Republic of Armenia Gayane Abrahamyan took back her resignation letter,” the statement by the Head of the Parliament reads....

29.09.2020
Legislative Initiative on Involvement of Banking Deposits Discussed
On September 29, the RA NA Standing Committee on Financial-Credit and Budgetary Affairs moderated by Arkady Khachatryan convened a sitting. Before turning to the discussion of the agenda items, the Committee members honoured in one-minute silence the memory of the military who died for the defense o...

29.09.2020
Ararat Mirzoyan Has a Telephone Talk with President of Cypriot Parliament
The NA President Ararat Mirzoyan had a telephone talk with the President of the House of Representatives of Cyprus Demetris Syllouris.The Speaker of the Cypriot Parliament was well aware of the details of the situation and conveyed his warmest feelings and wishes of success to the Armenian people. D...

28.09.2020
RA National Assembly Passes Statement at Extraordinary Sitting
On September 28, the RA National Assembly convened an extraordinary sitting at the RA NA deputies’ initiative.Before turning to the debate of the agenda item, by the proposal of the NA President Ararat Mirzoyan the deputies honoured in one-minute silence the memory of the Armenian brave sons, who di...

28.09.2020
Statement by the National Assembly of the Republic of Armenia Condemning the Military Aggression Unleashed by Azerbaijan against the Artsakh Republic on September 27, 2020
The National Assembly of the Republic of Armenia strongly condemns the military aggression and large-scale armed attack unleashed by the Republic of Azerbaijan against the Artsakh Republic in the morning of September 27, 2020, which grossly violated the principle of resolving international disputes ...

28.09.2020
Extraordinary Sitting of RA NA Council Held
On September 28, an extraordinary sitting of the RA NA Council was held moderated by the RA NA President Ararat Mirzoyan.The Council made a decision to give consent on convening an extraordinary sitting of the National Assembly by the agenda and term established by the deputies of the National Assem...

28.09.2020
On September 28, at 13:00 Extraordinary Sitting of the National Assembly Convenes
Taking as a basis the initiative of the deputies of the National Assembly on convening an extraordinary sitting of the National Assembly and the NACD-057-L of 27 September 2020 of the Council of the National Assembly, being led by Article 100 of the Constitution and Article 41 of the Constitutional ...

27.09.2020
At RA NA Special Sitting Item on Declaring Martial Law in the Republic of Armenia Discussed
On 27 September 2020, the RA National Assembly by validity of law convened a special sitting of the National Assembly, conditioned by the decision of the Government on Declaring Martial Law in the Republic of Armenia. The special sitting was convened pursuant to Article 119.2 of the Constitution of ...

27.09.2020
Speech by RA NA President Ararat Mirzoyan at NA Special Sitting
“Distinguished Mr Supreme Commander,The RA Parliament,Dear Armenian people in the Republic of Armenia, in Artsakh Republic and Diaspora, our dear sisters and brothers of the national minorities living and fighting next to us.A war is declared, a large-scale and severe war, where the enemy does not w...

27.09.2020
Statement by RA National Assembly Speaker Ararat Mirzoyan
“Dear RA NA deputies,On 27 September 2020, the Government made a decision on Declaring Martial Law in the Republic of Armenia.Pursuant to Article 119.2 of the Constitution of the Republic of Armenia and Article 47.1 of the Constitutional Law the Rules of Procedure of the National Assembly, in case o...

27.09.2020
RA NA President’s Announcement
The RA NA deputies intensively work with all their international colleagues, presenting them the actions of military aggression and the targeting of peaceful settlements being carried out by Azerbaijan. ...

27.09.2020
RA NA President Ararat Mirzoyan Makes an Announcement
Dear compatriots,Early in the morning, along the entire border of Artsakh part of our Motherland, the Azerbaijani authorities unleashed large-scale military actions, targeting with different large-caliber weapons even the peaceful settlements. The Armenian Armed forces, as before, fulfill the m...

25.09.2020
Issues on Preservation of Gyumri Kumayri Historical-Cultural Reserve-Museum Discussed with the Participation of Stakeholders
On September 25, at the initiative of the deputy of the RA NA My Step Faction Nazeli Baghdasaryan a discussion on the theme Preservation of the Historical-Cultural Structures, Existing Challenges and Legislative Gaps was held in the parliament, where the RA Deputy Minister of Education, Science, Cul...

25.09.2020
Ararat Mirzoyan’s Announcement on Resignation Letter of the RA NA Deputy Gayane Abrahamyan
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 Gayane Abrahamyan submitted resignation letter on September 25.Pursuant to Article 155.2 of the Constitutional Law the Rules of Procedur...

24.09.2020
Issues on Fulfillment of Citizens’ Credit Obligations in Parliamentary Hearings
On September 24, at the initiative of the RA NA Prosperous Armenia Faction parliamentary hearings on the theme The Credit Problems of Use of Penalties, Fines and Credit Interest Rates, Their Pardoning and Other Problems Towards Credits and Expired Other Obligations were held, where deputies, represe...

24.09.2020
Seminar at the Initiative of RA National Assembly Budget Office
On September 24, at the initiative of the Budget Office of the RA National Assembly a seminar to develop the professional capabilities of the National Assembly in the sphere of the public finances was held in the parliament, where deputies, deputies’ assistants, experts of the Standing Committees an...

24.09.2020
Ararat Mirzoyan Has Private Talk with President of National Assembly of Artsakh
On September 24, the delegation led by the President of the National Assembly of Artsakh Republic Artur Tovmasyan that arrived on an official visit in the Republic of Armenia, met with the President of the RA National Assembly Ararat Mirzoyan, the Heads of the Parliamentary Factions and the Chairs o...

24.09.2020
Meeting in Parliament
On September 24, the members of the RA NA Standing Committee on State and Legal Affairs met with the Chair of the Standing Committee on State and Legal Affairs of the Parliament of the Artsakh Republic (AR) Sevak Aghajanyan.The Chair of the RA NA Standing Committee on State and Legal Affairs Vladimi...

23.09.2020
Problems of Legislative Approximation at the Centre of RA NA Standing Committee on European Integration
On September 22 and 23, the Standing Committee on European Integration of the National Assembly jointly with the Legal Approximation Laboratory/LegAL functioning in Yerevan V. Brusov State University organized two-day working seminar on the theme The Role of the Parliament in the Legislative Approx...

23.09.2020
Official Opening Ceremony of NA Research Center Held
On September 23, the opening ceremony of the NA Research Center was held in the National Assembly, where the RA NA President Ararat Mirzoyan, the UN Resident Coordinator in Armenia Shombi Sharp, the UNDP Resident Representative Dmitry Maryasin, the UK Chargé d'Affaires to Armenia a.i. Ambassador Hel...

22.09.2020
At Extraordinary Sitting of RA NA Standing Committee
At September 22 extraordinary sitting moderated by Narek Zeynalyan, the RA NA Standing Committee on Health Care and Social Affairs debated in the second reading and endorsed the law on Amending the Law on Social Support and the enclosed package of the draft laws passed in the first reading at the ex...

22.09.2020
Issues on Copyright and Related Rights Discussed
On September 22, at the initiative of the members of the RA NA Standing Committee on Science, Education, Culture, Diaspora, Youth and Sport the composer, the RA Merited Figure of Culture Gusan Haykazun, the composer, playwright and script writer Krist Manaryan, as well as representatives of a number...

22.09.2020
Parliament Convenes Extraordinary Sitting
On September 22, by the decision of the RA NA Speaker Ararat Mirzoyan, under Article 100 of the RA Constitution and Article 41 of the Constitutional Law the Rules of Procedure, at the initiative of the Government, an extraordinary sitting of the National Assembly was convened by the initiator’s est...

21.09.2020
Ararat Mirzoyan Visits Yerablur Pantheon in the Framework of Events of 29th Anniversary of RA Independence
The Speaker of the RA National Assembly Ararat Mirzoyan visited Yerablur Pantheon in the framework of the events of the 29th anniversary of the Independence of the Republic of Armenia.The Head of Armenia’s Parliament together with the Presidents of the Republic of Armenia and Artsakh Republic, the R...

21.09.2020
Congratulatory Message by RA NA President Ararat Mirzoyan on the 29th Anniversary of the RA Independence
“Dear citizens, dear compatriots of the Republic of Armenia, I congratulate all of us on the occasion of the 29th anniversary of the Independence of the Republic of Armenia.The independence referendum held on this day of 1991 gave de jure content to the natural territory where we, the Armenians live...

19.09.2020
RA Draft Criminal Code Discussed during Visiting Working Meeting
On September 19, the NA Standing Committee on State and Legal Affairs together with the UN Development Programme/UNDP Modern Parliament for a Modern Armenia held a visiting working meeting in Tsaghkadzor. During three days the RA Draft Criminal Code authored by the Government will be debated. Repres...

18.09.2020
Parliament Continues Work of Regular Sittings
On September 18, the RA National Assembly continued the work of the regular sittings passing by voting the bills debated on the previous day, except the bill on Making Amendments and Addenda to the RA Criminal Procedure Code authored by the RA NA deputies Nikolay Baghdasaryan and Sergey Atomyan, whi...

18.09.2020
On September 22, at 11:00 Extraordinary Sitting of National Assembly to Be Convened
By the decision of the RA NA Speaker Ararat Mirzoyan, according to Article 100 of the RA Constitution and Article 41 of the Constitutional Law the Rules of Procedure, at the initiative of the Government on September 22 at 11:00, an extraordinary sitting of the National Assembly will be convened by t...

18.09.2020
Meeting at RA NA Prosperous Armenia Faction
On September 18, in the RA National Assembly the members of the RA NA Prosperous Armenia Faction met with the deputies of the Democratic Party of Artsakh Faction of the Parliament of Artsakh Republic Davit Melkumyan and Gegham Stepanyan. The colleagues highlighted the strengthening of the inter-parl...

18.09.2020
Head and Deputies of RA NA My Step Faction Meet with Deputies of AR NA Democratic Party of Artsakh Faction
On September 18, the Head of the RA NA My Step Faction Lilit Makunts and the deputies of the Faction Andranik Kocharyan and Ruben Rubinyan met with the deputies of the Democratic Party of Artsakh Faction of the Parliament of Artsakh Republic Davit Melkumyan and Gegham Stepanyan.Welcoming the guests ...

17.09.2020
Parliament Does Not Pass RA NA Draft Decision on Proposing for Discussion to Prime Minister Item of Further Tenure of RA Minister Education, Science, Culture and Sport Arayik Harutyunyan
On September 17, the RA National Assembly continued the work of the regular sittings.On September 15, Artur Vagharshyan and Edgar Shatiryan elected as CC Judge sworn-in, according to the RA Law on Constitutional Court at the sitting of the National Assembly.The CC newly elected judges also thanked t...

17.09.2020
Ararat Mirzoyan’s Announcement on Resignation Letter of the RA NA Deputy Armen Pambukhchyan
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 Armen Pambukhchyan submitted resignation letter on September 17.Pursuant to Article 155.2 of the Constitutional Law the Rules of Procedu...

17.09.2020
Meeting in RA NA Bright Armenia Faction
On September 17, the Head of the Bright Armenia Faction of the RA National Assembly Edmon Marukyan and the deputies of the Faction Gevorg Gorgisyan and Arkady Khachatryan met with the deputies of the Democratic Party of Artsakh Faction of the Parliament of Artsakh Republic Davit Melkumyan and Gegham...

16.09.2020
Parliament Continues Work of Regular Sittings
On September 16, the RA National Assembly continued the work of the regular sittings, passing by voting the legislative initiatives and the NA draft decision discussed on the previous day.The debate of the draft law on Amending the RA Law on Ensuring the Road Traffic Security and the package of the ...

15.09.2020
Ararat Mirzoyan Has a Farewell Meeting with Ambassador of China
On September 15, the President of the RA National Assembly Ararat Mirzoyan had a farewell meeting with Ambassador of the People’s Republic of China to China Tian Erlong completing his diplomatic mission.Ararat Mirzoyan has thanked the Ambassador for his personal contribution to the development of th...

15.09.2020
Yervand Khundkaryan, Artur Vagharshyan and Edgar Shatiryan Elected CC Judges
On September 15, the RA National Assembly continued the work of the regular sittings.The Inspection Bodies' Coordination Bureau Head of the Coordination Office of the Inspection Works of the RA Prime Minister’s Staff Artur Asoyan presented for debate in the first reading the draft law on Making Amen...

14.09.2020
Representatives of RA NA Bright Armenia Meet with Helen Fazey
On September 14, the Head of the RA NA Bright Armenia Faction Edmon Marukyan and the members of the Faction Taron Simonyan and Arkady Khachatryan received the Chargé d’Affaires ad interim of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland to Armenia Helen Fazey.Issues on activation of partn...

14.09.2020
Work of Fifth Session of RA NA Seventh Convocation Begins
On September 14, the work of the fifth session of the RA NA seventh convocation began under the sounds of the state anthem. The parliament approved the draft laws of the agendas of the session, as well as the regular sittings to be convened on September 14.The parliament debated the item on includin...

11.09.2020
NA Council Convenes Sitting Ahead of Launch of Work of Fifth Session of Seventh Convocation
On September 11, the sitting of the NA Council moderated by the RA NA Speaker Ararat Mirzoyan.Amendments and Addenda were made in the NA Council decision on Approving the Members of the Friendship Groups of the seventh convocation of the National Assembly, according to which Shake Isayan would be in...

11.09.2020
Item of Defining the Judge\\\'s Pension Amount Debated at Committee Sitting
At Septmeber 11 sitting, the NA Standing Committee on State and Legal Affairs moderated by Vladimir Vardanyan debated in the first reading the legislative package on Making Addendum to the Constitutional Law the RA Judicial Code and on Making Addendum and Amendments to the Law on Ensuring, Service a...

10.09.2020
Legislative Draft Laws on Environment, Animals, State Non Commercial Organizations Debated at Committee
On September 10, the RA NA Standing Committee on Territorial Administration, Local Self-Government, Agriculture and Environment moderated by Varazdat Karapetyan convened a sitting.Varazdat Karapetyan congratulated the MPs on beginning the works of the Committee, wishing all of them fruitful activity...

10.09.2020
At Sitting of RA NA Standing Committee on Economic Affairs
On September 10, the RA NA Standing Committee on Economic Affairs moderated by Babken Tunyan continued the work of the sitting interrupted on the previous day.The package of the draft laws on Amending the RA Tax Code and on Amending the RA Law on the Notice of Activity Implementation authored by the...

10.09.2020
Announcement by RA NA Speaker Ararat Mirzoyan on Resignation Letter of the RA NA Deputy Arsen Julfalakyan
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 Arsen Julfalakyan submitted resignation letter on September 9.Pursuant to Article 155.2 of the Constitutional Law the Rules of Procedure...

09.09.2020
Bills and International Agreements on State Border, Tax Spheres, State Property Privatisation Discussed at Sitting of Standing Committee
At September 9 sitting moderated by Babken Tunyan, the RA NA Standing Committee on Economic Affairs in the first reading debated the bill on Amending the RA Tax Code authored by the NA deputy Mikayel Melkumyan.The endorsement of the government was not endorsed. Taking into consideration the importan...

09.09.2020
At Sitting of RA NA Standing Committee on Health Care and Social Affairs
On September 9, the RA NA Standing Committee on Health Care and Social Affairs moderated by Narek Zeynalyan debated in the first reading the bill on Amending the Law on Remuneration of the Persons Occupying State Posts and State Service Posts authored by the deputy Artak Manukyan.The Acting Head of ...

09.09.2020
Draft Law on Cinematography Discussed at Standing Committee
On September 8, the RA NA Standing Committee on Science, Education, Culture, Diaspora, Youth and Sport moderated by Mkhitar Hayrapetyan convened a regular sitting, where a number of items concerning the cinema sphere were discussed. The draft law on Ratifying the Convention (revised) of the Council ...

09.09.2020
Issues on Armenian-British Parliamentary Cooperation Discussed
On September 9, the Head of the RA NA My Step Faction, Armenia-Great Britain Friendship Group Lilit Makunts, the Group members Sos Avetisyan, Sargis Khandanyan and Taron Simonyan met with the Chargé d’Affaires ad interim of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland to Armenia Helen Fa...

09.09.2020
Problems Existing in the Process of Vehicle Technical Examination Discussed at Committee Sitting
At September 9 sitting of the RA NA Standing Committee on Defense and Security moderated by Andranik Kocharyan, the package of draft laws on Amending the RA Law on Ensuring the Road Traffic Security, on Making Amendments and Addenda to the RA Code on Administrative Offences, on Amending the RA Law o...

08.09.2020
At Sitting of RA NA Standing Committee on Financial-Credit and Budgetary Affairs
At September 8 sitting moderated by Artak Manukyan, the RA NA Standing Committee on Financial-Credit and Budgetary Affairs discussed a number of bills and international agreements concerning the banking system, involvement of deposits and consumer crediting.The Committee members endorsed two legisla...

08.09.2020
At Sitting of RA NA Standing Committee on State and Legal Affairs
On September 8, the regular sitting of the RA NA Standing Committee on State and Legal Affairs convened on September 3 moderated by Vladimir Vardanyan continued, during which the draft law on Making Amendments and Addenda to the Law on Public Service and the package of the draft laws enclosed to it ...

08.09.2020
Legislative Amendments to Fight against Speech of Hatred
On September 8, the members of the RA NA Standing Committee on Protection of Human Rights met with the Representative of Modern Parliament for a Modern Armenia project by the UN Development Programme/UNDP Ruzanna Hayrapetyan and the Head of Ara Ghazaryan Legal Office Ara Ghazaryan.The Committee Chai...

08.09.2020
Legislative Initiative Concerning Exchange of Information in Financial Sphere Discussed
On September 8, at the RA NA Standing Committee on Regional and Eurasian Integration moderated by Mikayel Melkumyan the draft law on Ratifying the Protocol on Joining the Agreement of 23 December 2014 on Exchanging Information, Including Confidential in the Financial Sphere to Create Conditions in t...

08.09.2020
Ararat Mirzoyan Meets with Catholicos of All Armenians
On September 8, the President of the RA National Assembly received His Holiness Karekin II Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians. Thanking the Catholicos for accepting the invitation for the meeting, the NA President has noted that a number of items of public sounding concerning church-s...

07.09.2020
At Sitting of RA NA Standing Committee on State and Legal Affairs
On September 7, the RA NA Standing Committee on State and Legal Affairs moderated by Vladimir Vardanyan continued the sitting interrupted on September 3.The bill on Amending the RA Code on Administrative Offences authored by the RA Government was discussed in the first reading. The key speaker, the ...

07.09.2020
Bill Aimed at Protection of Children’s Rights Discussed
At September 7 sitting of the RA NA Standing Committee on Protection of Human Rights and Social Affairs, the draft law on Making Addenda to the Law on Child’s Rights presented by the RA Government was discussed.The RA Deputy Minister of Health Anahit Avanesyan informed about the proposals on making ...

07.09.2020
At Sitting of RA NA Standing Committee on Foreign Relations
On September 7, the regular sitting of the RA NA Standing Committee on Foreign Relations moderated by Ruben Rubinyan was held.The draft laws on Ratifying the Protocol of Applying the Agreement on the Readmission of the Persons Residing without Authorisation between the Government of the Republic of ...

04.09.2020
At Extraordinary Sitting of RA NA Standing Committee on State and Legal Affairs
On September 4, the extraordinary sitting of the RA NA Standing Committee on State and Legal Affairs moderated by Vladimir Vardanyan was held, during which the draft law on Making Amendment and Addenda to the law on Ensuring the Sanitary-Epidemiological Security of the Population of the Republic of ...

04.09.2020
National Assembly Convenes Extraordinary Session
On September 4, the RA National Assembly convened an extraordinary session, having one legislative initiative on the agenda. By the decision of the parliament the legislative package authored by the Government was discussed in the special procedure: after passing in the first reading it was discusse...

03.09.2020
Issues on Health Primary Care Discussed
On September 3, the RA NA Standing Committee on Health Care and Social Affairs organized a working discussion on the theme The Current Problems of the Health Primary Care Activities. Directors of about a dozen of polyclinics of Yerevan, responsible persons of the profile from Yerevan Municipality, t...

03.09.2020
RA NA Standing Committee on State and Legal Affairs Convenes Sitting
On September 3, the RA NA Standing Committee on State and Legal Affairs convened a sitting moderated by Vladimir Vardanyan.The debate of the package of the draft laws on Making Addenda to the RA Law on Legal Regime of State of Emergency and on Making Addenda to the RA Code on Administrative Legal Of...

03.09.2020
On September 4 at 11:00, Extraordinary Session of National Assembly to Be Convened
By the decision of the RA NA Speaker Ararat Mirzoyan, pursuant to Article 100 of the Constitution of the Republic of Armenia and Article 44 of the Constitutional Law of the Rules of Procedure of the National Assembly, on the initiative of the Government on 4 September at 11:00, an extraordinary sess...

02.09.2020
Tribute to Memory of Brave Sons Fallen for the Defence of Motherland
On September 2, the President of the RA National Assembly Ararat Mirzoyan accompanied by a group of deputies, being in Stepanakert on a working visit on the occasion of Independence Day of Artsakh Republic, visited Brothers’ Cemetery-Memorial Complex of Stepanakert.  The attendees paid tribute ...

01.09.2020
RA NA Speaker Ararat Mirzoyan Meets with President of Artsakh Arayik Harutyunyan
On September 1, the Speaker of the RA National Assembly Ararat Mirzoyan, being in Stepanakert on a working visit on the occasion of Independence Day of Artsakh Republic, met with the President of Artsakh Republic Arayik Harutyunyan.The Speaker of Armenia’s Parliament Ararat Mirzoyan underlined that ...

01.09.2020
Ararat Mirzoyan Sends Congratulatory Address on Independence Day of Artsakh Republic to AR NA Speaker Artur Tovmasyan
“Dear Mr Tovmasyan,On behalf of the National Assembly of the Republic of Armenia and personally me, I address my warm congratulations and good wishes on Independence Day of Artsakh Republic. I follow with undisguised pride the rapid process of the reforms and development, taking place in Artsakh, wh...

01.09.2020
Ararat Mirzoyan is To Leave for Artsakh on a Working Visit
On September 1-2, the RA NA Speaker Ararat Mirzoyan will be in Artsakh Republic on a working visit. ...