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18.09.2019
Issues on Army and Defense Sphere Debated in RA NA Standing Committee
On September 18, the RA NA Standing Committee on Protection of Human Rights and Public Affairs moderated by Naira Zohrabyan held a closed discussion with the participation of the RA Defense Minister Davit Tonoyan.A number of issues on the human rights in the army and defense sphere were discussed. T...

18.09.2019
RA National Assembly Extraordinary Sitting is To Be Convened
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 of the National Assembly, at the initiative of the RA Government, on September 20, at 11:00 an extraordinary sitting will be convened by the ...

17.09.2019
RA National Assembly Congratulates the 130th Anniversary of the Inter-Parliamentary Union
You can watch the video prepared by the Inter-Parliamentary Union here: ...

16.09.2019
Delegation of Venice Commission in Parliament
On December 16, the Chair of the RA NA Standing Committee on State and Legal Affairs Vladimir Vardanyan, the Committee members Arusyak Julhakyan, Nazeli Baghdasaryan, Nikolay Baghdasaryan met with the representatives of the Venice Commission delegation.At the meeting the sides touched upon the proce...

16.09.2019
President of RA National Assembly Has a Farewell Meeting with Ambassador of the United Kingdom to RA
On September 16, the President of the National Assembly of the Republic of Armenia Ararat Mirzoyan had a farewell meeting with the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland Judith Margareth Farnworth, who was going to complete her diplom...

16.09.2019
Parliament Ends Work of Regular Sittings
On September 16, the RA National Assembly continued the work of the regular sittings, debated in the first reading the package of bills on Amending the RA Code on Administrative Infringements and on Making Addenda to the RA Procedure Code authored by the member of My Step Faction Nikolay Baghdasarya...

16.09.2019
Ararat Mirzoyan’s Extraordinary Speech on the RA Constitutional Court and the Situation Created over It
Dear compatriots, Observing the situation on the RA Constitutional Court (CC) and created over it I cannot but share the following concerns among the public related to that:On the CCD-1476 decisionExamining the case on Robert Kocharyan’s application and making its CCD-1476 decision, the Constit...

14.09.2019
President of RA National Assembly Receives Delegation Led by Deputy Chair of France-Armenia Friendship Group, Chairman of France-Artsakh Friendship Circle
On September 14, the President of the RA National Assembly Ararat Mirzoyan received the delegation of the deputies of the National Assembly of the Republic of France led by the Deputy Chair of France-Armenia Friendship, the Chairman of France-Artsakh Friendship Circle Guy Teissier.The NA deputies of...

13.09.2019
Parliament Continues Work of Regular Sittings
On September 13, the RA National Assembly continued the work of the regular sittings by voting and passed all the bills debated on the previous day.The parliament in the second reading debated the draft law on Making Addenda and Amendments to the RA Law on the State Service in the RA National Assemb...

13.09.2019
OSCE Programme Strengthening of Police-Public Partnership in the RA Presented
On September 13, the member of the RA NA Standing Committee on Defense and Security Armen Khachatryan met with the Community Police Adviser on Threat Department/Strategic Police Matters Unit Mona Nordberg. Welcoming the guest in the National Assembly Armen Khachatryan highlighted the cooperation wit...

12.09.2019
Debate of Legislative Initiatives Continued at Regular Sitting
On September 12, the RA National Assembly continued the work of the regular sittings and passed the bills debated on the previous day by voting, except the legislative package authored by the RA NA Bright Armenia Faction.Before turning to the debate of the interrupted item, the RA NA President Arara...

12.09.2019
Ararat Mirzoyan Signs a Protocol on Suspending the Authorities of the Deputy of the RA NA Deputy Edgar Arakelyan
“Taking as a basis the deputy’s resignation and being led by the demand of the Item 6 of Paragraph 1 of the Article 154 of the Constitutional Law the Rules of Procedure of the National Assembly consider suspended the authorities of the deputy Edgar Arakelyan elected through the national electoral li...

11.09.2019
Work of NA Regular Sittings Continues
On September 11, the RA National Assembly continued the work of the regular sittings.The parliament by voting passed the bills debated on the previous day, then continued the debate of the RA draft law on Making Addenda to the RA Code on Administrative Infringements.Artak Davtyan presented the endor...

11.09.2019
Ararat Mirzoyan Receives Delegation Led by Damon Wilson
On September 11, the President of the RA National Assembly Ararat Mirzoyan met with the delegation led by the Executive Vice President of the American Atlantic Council Center Damon Wilson. The Head of the parliament welcomed the guests in Armenia and continued the dialogue whuch had begun in Washing...

11.09.2019
Visit of RA NA Delegation to Latvia
On September 9-10, the Delegation of the RA National Assembly led by the NA Deputy Speaker Lena Nazaryan paid a working visit to Latvia and took part in the Parliamentary Conference titled ‘The key role of national parliaments in implementing the standards of the European Convention on Human Rights....

11.09.2019
Reforms of Electoral Code
The process directed to the electoral reforms continues in the RA National Assembly. The works of the Reform Working Group initiated by the Speaker of the Parliament Ararat Mirzoyan with the RA NA all factions will be implemented in accordance with the principles of participation transparency. This ...

10.09.2019
Experts of European Union Meet with NA Deputies and Experts in Parliament
On September 10, the Chair of the RA NA Standing Committee on Protection of Human Rights and Public Affairs Naira Zohrabyan, the Deputy Chair of the Committee Ani Samsonyan, the NA deputies and experts met with the experts of the European Union in the frameworks of Taiex (Technical Assistance and In...

10.09.2019
Parliament Continues Work of Regular Sittings
On September 10, the RA National Assembly continued the work of the regular sittings, by voting passed the draft laws debated on the previous day, except the draft laws on Making Amendments and Addenda to the RA Tax Code authored by the RA NA deputy on Making Addendum to the RA Tax Code authored by ...

09.09.2019
Parliament Begins Work of Third Session of Seventh Convocation
On September 9, the parliament announced the launch of the work of the third session of the seventh convocation under the sounds of the state anthem.The MPs formed and approved the agendas of the session and the regular sittings.The draft laws not endorsed in the Head Committees have not been includ...

06.09.2019
Next Year Programmes of Environment Sphere Debated
On September 6, the RA NA Standing Committee on Territorial Administration, Local Self-Government, Agriculture and Environment began the preliminary debate of the environment sphere programmes of the RA draft law on the RA State Budget for 2020, got acquainted with financial indices and scheduled ev...

06.09.2019
Members of Committee Meet with AR NA President Ashot Ghulyan
On September 6, the Chair of the RA National Assembly Standing Committee on Science, Education, Culture, Diaspora, Youth and Sport Mkhitar Hayrapetyan, the Committee members Hovhannes Hovhannisyan, Sophia Hovsepyan, Harutyun Babayan, Anna Kostanyan, Vahagn Tevosyan and Lilit Stepanyan were hosted by...

06.09.2019
Members of Friendship Group Host U.S. Ambassador to RA
On September 6, the members of the RA NA Friendship Group Armenia-USA met with the U.S. Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to the Republic of Armenia Lynne Tracy.The Head of the RA NA Friendship Group Armenia-USA Lilit Makunts highlighted the visit of the Group to the United States being s...

06.09.2019
Sitting of RA National Assembly Council Held
On September, the sitting of the RA National Assembly Council, presided over by the RA NA President Ararat Mirzoyan, was held. The draft laws of the agendas of the third session of the seventh convocation of the National Assembly and the regular sittings to be convened on September 9 were debated an...

06.09.2019
Financial Allocations and Budgetary Programmes Designed to State Commission for the Protection of the Economic Competition and Cadastre Committee in 2020
At September 6 sitting moderated by Babken Tunyan the RA NA Standing Committee on Economic Affairs debated the financial allocations and budgetary programmes designed to the State Commission for the Protection of the Economic Competition and Cadastre Committee by the draft law on the RA State Budget...

06.09.2019
Delegation of Belarus Side of Inter-Parliamentary Committee of RA and RB National Assemblies Pays Tribute in Tsitsernakaberd Memorial Complex
On September 6, the delegation of Belarus side of the Inter-Parliamentary Committee of the National Assemblies of the Republic of Armenia and the Republic of Belarus headed by the Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives of the National Assembly of the Republic of Belarus Boleslav Pirshtuk vis...

05.09.2019
At 12th Sitting of Inter-Parliamentary Committee on Cooperation between RA National Assembly RB National Assembly
On September 5, the 12th sitting of the Inter-Parliamentary Committee on Cooperation between the National Assembly of the Republic of Armenia and the National Assembly of the Republic of Belarus moderated by Co-Chairs Vahe Enfiajyan and Boleslav Pirshtuk.At the sitting the NA Deputy Speaker Vahe Enf...

05.09.2019
Issues on Foreign Policy Discussed at RA NA Standing Committee
On September 5, at the RA NA Standing Committee the parliamentarians with the RA Foreign Minister Zohrab Mnatsakanyan and foreign departments jointly discussed the 2020-2022 mid-term expenditure components and the next year budget allocations. The Minister touched upon the Conference of the RA MFA A...

05.09.2019
RA NA Standing Committee on State and Legal Affairs Ends Work of Regular Sitting
On September 5, the RA NA Standing Committee on State and Legal Affairs moderated by Vladimir Vardanyan at the sitting debated in the second reading and endorsed a number of legislative initiatives. The draft law on Amending the Law on Guarantees of the Activity of the Deputy of the RA National Asse...

05.09.2019
Vahe Enfiajyan Meets with Deputy Speaker of Belarus Parliament
On September 5, the RA NA Deputy Speaker Vahe Enfiajyan received the Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives of the National Assembly of the Republic of Belarus Boleslav Pirshtuk.Welcoming his Belarus colleague in the RA National Assembly, Vahe Enfiajyan considered important the development a...

05.09.2019
Standing Committee Endorses a Number of Agreements
At September 5 sitting moderated by Ruben Rubinyan, the RA NA Standing Committee on Foreign Relations debated and endorsed seven agreements, which would be included in the draft laws of the agendas of the third session of the RA NA seventh convocation and the upcoming regular sittings.The RA Deputy ...

05.09.2019
Budgetary Programmes of the RA State Revenue Committee Debated
At September 5 working sitting moderated by Babken Tunyan the preliminary debates of the draft law on the RA State Budget for 2020 continued at the RA NA Standing Committee on Economic Affairs.The Chairman of the RA State Revenue Committee Davit Ananyan presented the financial allocations and budget...

05.09.2019
Members of RA NA Bright Armenia Faction Meet with Ambassador of Latvia to RA
On September 5, the members of the RA NA Bright Armenia Faction met with the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Latvia to the RA Ingrida Leverence (Residence in Tbilisi) and the Honorary Consul of the Republic of Latvia to Armenia Armen Ghasaboghlyan.The Head of the Fact...

05.09.2019
Members of RA NA Standing Committee on Health Care and Social Affairs Meet with ILO and EU Representatives
On September 5, the members of the RA NA Standing Committee on Health Care and Social Affairs met with the representatives of the International Labour Organization (ILO) and the European Union (EU).The members of the RA NA Standing Committee on European Integration Gayane Abrahamyan and Sona Ghazary...

05.09.2019
Meeting of Members of RA NA Armenia-Moldova Friendship Group with Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Moldova to RA
On September 5, the members of RA NA Armenia-Moldova Friendship Groups met with the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Moldova to Armenia Ruslan Bolbochan (residence in Kiev) and the Honorary Consul of Moldova to Armenia Makar Petrosyan.Welcoming the guests, the Head of ...

05.09.2019
Alen Simonyan Receives Ambassador of Moldova to RA
On September 5, the RA NA Vice President Alen Simonyan received the Ambassador of Moldova to Armenia Ruslan Bolbochan.The interlocutors discussed items concerning the development of the Armenian-Moldovan inter-parliamentary relations and more strengthening of bilateral cooperation.The necessity of d...

04.09.2019
Ararat Mirzoyan Takes Part in Festive Event on Emergency Situations Ministry Worker’s Day
On September 4, the President of the National Assembly of the Republic of Armenia Ararat Mirzoyan took part in the festive event dedicated to the RA Emergency Situations Ministry Worker’s Day....

04.09.2019
Memorandum of Cooperation Signed at RA NA Standing Committee on Financial-Credit and Budgetary Affairs
On September 4, a Multi-Lateral Memorandum of Cooperation was signed at the RA NA Standing Committee on Financial-Credit and Budgetary Affairs. The created platform is aimed at using the financial-economic public thought and experts’ potential of our country for the complete implementation of t...

04.09.2019
Items Concerning Sport and Forming a Working Group on the Agenda of the Committee Sitting
On September 4, the RA NA Standing Committee on Science, Education, Culture, Diaspora, Youth and Sport moderated by Mkhitar Hayrapetyan endorsed the bill envisaging amendments and addenda to the law on Physical Culture and Sport authored by the deputies of the NA My Step Faction Artak Manukyan and A...

04.09.2019
Ararat Mirzoyan’s Announcement on Resignation of NA Deputy Edgar Arakelyan
Under Paragraph 1 of Article 155 of the Constitutional Law of the Republic of Armenia ‘Rules of Procedure of the National Assembly,’ the deputy of the National Assembly of the Republic of Armenia Edgar Arakelyan submitted resignation on September 4.Under Paragraph 1 of Article 155 of the Constitutio...

03.09.2019
At Sitting of RA NA Standing Committee on State and Legal Affairs
At September 3 regular sitting of the RA NA Standing Committee on State and Legal Affairs, moderated by Vladimir Vardanyan, a number of legislative initiatives were debated in the first reading.According to the RA Deputy Minister of Emergency Situations Armen Harutyunyan, the Committee debated the b...

03.09.2019
Budgetary Programmes of Nuclear Safety Committee of the RA Body Under the Government and RA Ministry of Economy
At September 3 sitting moderated by Babken Tunyan the RA NA Standing Committee on Economic Affairs debated the financial allocations and budgetary programmes of the Nuclear Safety Committee of the RA Body Under the Government and RA Ministry of Economy by the draft law on the RA State Budget for 202...

03.09.2019
Development Works of Draft Laws on Environmental Policy and on Environmental Information Launch in National Assembly
On September 3, the development works of the RA draft laws on Environmental Policy and on Environmental Information launched in the RA NA Standing Committee on Territorial Administration, Local Self-Government, Agriculture and Environment at the initiative of the Committee Chair Varazdat Karapetyan ...

03.09.2019
Problems of Eurasian and Regional Integration Discussed at the Sitting
On September 3, the RA NA Standing Committee on Regional and Eurasian Integration moderated by Mikayel Melkumyan convened a regular sitting.By the decision of the RA Government the bill on Making Amendments and Addenda to the RA Law on Goods Signs to be debated in the second reading was postponed.Eu...

03.09.2019
Items on Extra Budget, the Limit of Deposit Amounts in the Banks and Accounting Debated
At September 3 sitting moderated by Mane Tandilyan the RA NA Standing Committee on Financial-Credit and Budgetary Affairs considered a number of agenda items of the Third Session of the NA seventh convocation and the regular sittings.The law on Amending the RA law on Customs Service and the enclosed...

02.09.2019
Vahe Enfiajyan Meets with Students with Excellent Marks
On September 2, the RA NA Deputy Speaker Vahe Enfiajyan met with the students with excellent marks, the representatives of the NGOs and the concerned persons interested in the problems of the sphere to discuss the legislative initiative on Amending the RA Law on Education.The Deputy Speaker of the P...

02.09.2019
A Number of Draft Laws on Water Sphere Debated
At September 2 sitting of the RA NA Standing Committee on Territorial Administration, Local Self-Government, Agriculture and Environment moderated by Varazdat Karapetyan the RA draft laws on Amending the RA Law on Local Self-Government in the City of Yerevan, on Making Addendum to the law on Water U...

02.09.2019
Financial Allocations and Budgetary Programmes of Urban Development, Territorial Administration, Sub-Structures and Energy Spheres for 2020 Debated
At September 2 working sitting moderated by Babken Tunyan, the preliminary debates of the draft law on the RA State Budget for 2020 continued in the RA NA Standing Committee on Economic Affairs.According to the Chairman of the Urban Development Committee Vahagn Vermishyan, in 2020 in Aragatsotn, Shi...

02.09.2019
Delegation Led by RA NA President Ararat Mirzoyan in Stepanakert
The delegation led by the President of the National Assembly of the Republic of Armenia is in the Capital Stepanakert to take part in Independence Day of Artsakh Republic.On September 2, the delegation had a meeting with the President of Artsakh Republic Bako Sahakyan.A number of issues concerning t...

01.09.2019
Visiting Sitting of RA NA Standing Committee on Regional and Eurasian Integration in Meghri
On August 31, the RA NA Standing Committee on Regional and Eurasian Integration convened a visiting sitting in Meghri to discuss the topical problems of Meghri Free Economic Zone (FEZ) and regional development.The Committee Chair Mikayel Melkumyan considered intolerable the fact of the Free Eco...

30.08.2019
Representatives of RA NA Prosperous Armenia Faction Meet with U.S. Ambassador to RA
On August 30, the members of the RA NA Prosperous Armenia Faction Naira Zohrabyan, Mikayel Melkumyan, Shake Isayan met with the U.S. Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to the Republic of Armenia Lynne Tracy. The interlocutors discussed a number of issues of mutual interest.The Ambassador w...

30.08.2019
Preliminary Debates of Draft Law on RA State Budget for 2020 Continue
At August 30 sitting moderated by Narek Zeynalyan, the RA NA Standing Committee on Health Care and Social Affairs considered the financial allocations and budgetary programmes of the health care sphere for 2020.The health care is one of the prior directions of the state policy of our country. The po...

29.08.2019
Working Discussion on Criminal Code Amendments
On August 29, a working debate on the draft law on Making Amendment and Addenda to the RA Criminal Code and the enclosed legislative package authored by the RA Ministry of Justice at the initiative of the RA NA deputy Sergey Atomyan was held.The RA NA deputy Suren Grigoryan, as well as representativ...

29.08.2019
Financial Allocations of Public Services Regulatory Commission for 2020
On August 29, at the RA NA Standing Committee on Economic Affairs moderated by Hayk Gevorgyan the preliminary debates of the draft law on the RA State Budget for 2020 continued.The Chairman of the Public Services Regulatory Commission Garegin Baghramyan has informed that one programme will be implem...

29.08.2019
Meeting of Annual Conference of RA MFA Apparatus and Heads of RA Diplomatic Service Abroad Participants Held in Parliament
On August 29, in the NA Session Hall the meeting with Annual Conference of the RA MFA Apparatus and the Heads of RA Diplomatic Service Abroad Participants was held.The RA NA President Ararat Mirzoyan welcomed the participants of the event.The RA Minister of Foreign Affairs Zohrab Mnatsakanyan delive...

29.08.2019
Ararat Mirzoyan’s Speech During the Meeting with the Participants of Annual Conference of RA MFA Apparatus and Heads of RA Diplomatic Missions Abroad
“Dear Colleagues,We are glad to host the Apparatus of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Heads of the RA Diplomatic Missions Abroad in the National Assembly. This Forum is the first one that is held after the democratic revolution held in Armenia on the previous year, when the ci...

28.08.2019
Items Concerning the Artificial Interruptions of Pregnancy Conditioned Especially by Gender Discussed
On August 28, the Chair of the RA NA Standing Committee on Health Care and Social Affairs Narek Zeynalyan met with the representatives of the medical institutions and a number of public organizations to discuss the worrying high indices of the artificial interruptions conditioned especially by gende...

28.08.2019
Debates of Budgetary Programmes of Draft Law on RA State Budget for 2020 Continue
On August 28, the RA NA Standing Committee on Economic Affairs moderated by Babken Tunyan in the format of the working discussion the debates of the budgetary programmes of the draft law on the RA State Budget for 2020 continued.The Chairman of the RA Statistics Committee Stepan Mnatsakanyan has inf...

28.08.2019
Representatives of RA NA Bright Armenia Faction Host U.S. Ambassador to RA
On August 28, the Head of the RA NA Bright Armenia Faction Edmon Marukyan, the Secretary of the Faction Gevorg Gorgisyan, the members Srbuhi Grigoryan and Arkady Khachatryan hosted the U.S. Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to the Republic of Armenia Lynne Tracy. The parliamentarians disc...

28.08.2019
Budgetary Programmes of Agriculture Sphere for 2020 Debated
At August 28 sitting moderated by Varazdat Karapetyan, the RA NA Standing Committee on Territorial Administration, Local Self-Government, Agriculture and Environment debated the allocations and the budgetary programmes of the agriculture sphere by the draft law on the RA State Budget for 2020.The De...

27.08.2019
Representatives of RA NA My Step Faction Meet with U.S. Ambassador to RA
On August 27, the Head of the RA NA My Step Faction, the Head of the RA NA Friendship Group Armenia-USA Lilit Makunts, the members of the Group Hovhannes Hovhannisyan, Babken Tunyan and the member of the NA Standing Committee on Foreign Relations Tatevik Hayrapetyan met with the U.S. Ambassador Extr...

27.08.2019
Budgetary Programmes of Draft Law on RA State Budget for 2020 Debated
On August 27, a working debate was held in the RA NA Standing Committee on Economic Affairs moderated by Babken Tunyan. The RA Minister of High-Tech Industry Hakob Arshakyan presented to the Committee members the programmes and the budgetary allocations to be implemented by the draft law on the RA S...

27.08.2019
Speaker of Riksdag of Swedish Kingdom Pays Tribute in Tsitsernakaberd Memorial Complex
On August 27, the delegation headed by the Speaker of the Riksdag of the Swedish Kingdom Andreas Norlén being in Yerevan on an official visit in Yerevan visited Tsitsernakaberd Memorial Complex.Andreas Norlén and the members of the delegation on behalf of the Swedish Parliament laid a wreath at the ...

26.08.2019
Delegation Headed by Speaker of Parliament of Swedish Kingdom Hosted in National Assembly
On August 26, the President of the RA National Assembly received the delegation headed by the Speaker of the Riksdag of the Swedish Kingdom Andreas Norlén being in Armenia on an official visit at his invitation. The NA Vice President Lena Nazaryan, the Chairs of the NA Standing Committees and the re...

26.08.2019
Chief of Staff-Secretary General of RA National Assembly Meets with Secretary General of Swedish Parliament
On August 26, the Chief of Staff-Secretary General of the RA National Assembly Tigran Galstyan met with the Secretary General of the Riksdag of the Swedish Kingdom Ingvar Mattson. During the meeting issues concerning the possibilities of bilateral cooperation were discussed. Tigran Galstyan has pres...

26.08.2019
Ararat Mirzoyan Receives Speaker of Swedish Riksdag
On August 26, the President of the National Assembly of the Republic of Armenia received the Speaker of the Riksdag of the Swedish Kingdom Andreas Norlén, being in Armenia at his invitation. Welcoming his colleague, Ararat Mirzoyan has noted that the impressions from the official visit to Sweden in ...

26.08.2019
First Photo International Festival Held in National Assembly
On August 24-28, the Armenian First Photo International Festival is held in Yerevan. More than 500 participants from 20 countries of the world presented their works. On August 26, in the foyer adjacent to the RA NA Session Hall and in the public part of the Parliament Park well-known numerous photog...

23.08.2019
Ararat Mirzoyan Has a Farewell Meeting with Ambassador Piotr Switalski
On August 23, the President of the RA National Assembly Ararat Mirzoyan received the Head of the European Union (EU), Ambassador Piotr Switalski, completing his diplomatic mission in the Republic of Armenia.The Head of the parliament has noted that he is very glad to meet again the Ambassador, who d...