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18.06.2024
Sargis Khandanyan Meets with Under-Secretary of State of Foreign Ministry of Latvia
On June 18, the Chair of the Standing Committee on Foreign Relations of the National Assembly Sargis Khandanyan met with the Under-Secretary of State of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Latvia Andžejs Viļumsons.The Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Latvia to Armenia Edite Medne ...

18.06.2024
RA NA President Alen Simonyan Receives FRG Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to RA Viktor Richter
On June 18, the RA NA President received the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Federal Republic of Germany to Armenia Viktor Richter. The Ambassador completes his diplomatic mission in Armenia.The Head of Parliament thanked the Ambassador for the efforts made in the development of ...

18.06.2024
Draft of RA employment strategy for 2024-2030 presented to the MPs
The RA NA Standing Committee on Labor and Social Affairs, with the support of the International Republican Institute (IRI), organized a discussion for the MPs on June 18, dedicated to the discussion of the RA employment strategy draft for 2024-2030.The Chair of the RA NA Standing Committee on Labor ...

18.06.2024
Alen Simonyan has a farewell meeting with Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Estonia to Armenia Riina Kaljurand
On June 18, the RA NA President Alen Simonyan received the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Estonia to Armenia Riina Kaljurand (residence: Tbilisi), who is finishing her diplomatic mission in Armenia.The Head of the Parliament thanked the Ambassador for her effective work and cooperat...

18.06.2024
Chair of Committee on Human Rights of National Council of Austria Nikolaus Scherak visits Tsitsernakaberd Memorial Complex
On June 18, the Chair of the Committee on Human Rights of the National Council of Austria Nikolaus Scherak, accompanied by the Deputy Chair of the RA NA Standing Committee on Protection of Human Rights and Public Affairs Rustam Bakoyan, visited the Tsitsernakaberd Memorial Complex.The Austrian parli...

17.06.2024
Extraordinary sitting of National Assembly is not held
At June 17 extraordinary sitting of the National Assembly at 18:30, appropriate number of deputies were not registered.The NA President Alen Simonyan informed that pursuant to part 4 of Article 51 of the constitutional law the NA Rules of Procedure, the registration continues until the registration ...

17.06.2024
Parliamentary hearings to be held by decision of Standing Committee on European Integration
On June 21 at 11:00, by the decision of the Standing Committee on European Integration parliamentary hearings will be held in the NA Session Hall on the theme on Proposal of Holding Referendum for Presenting Armenia’s Membership Bid to the European Union.The Chair of the Standing Committee on Europe...

17.06.2024
Rustam Bakoyan to Nikolaus Scherak: Austria is of key importance for RA
Austria is of key importance for the Republic of Armenia conditioned by a number of circumstances: First of all, at high level of democracy, and you know that it has already been several years our country takes firm steps forward in that way. On June 17, welcoming the Chair of the Committee on Human...

17.06.2024
Chair of Committee on Human Rights of National Council of Austria Nikolaus Scherak Hosted in Parliament
On June 17, the Head of the NA Friendship Group Armenia-Austria Shirak Torosyan the member of the Friendship Group, the Chair of the NA Standing Committee on European Integration Arman Yeghoyan met with the Chair of the Committee on Human Rights of the National Council of Austria Nikolaus Scherak.We...

17.06.2024
RA NA Extraordinary sitting to be convened by RA NA President
Pursuant to Article 100 of the Constitution of the Republic of Armenia and Article 41 of the Constitutional Law the Rules of Procedure of the National Assembly, by the initiative of the deputies of the National Assembly an extraordinary sitting of the National Assembly will be convened on June 17, a...

16.06.2024
NA approves annual report of State Budget Execution of Armenia for 2023
The National Assembly approved the annual report of the State Budget Execution of Armenia for 2023 with 67 for votes.During the reporting year 8.7% economic growth was registered instead of forecasted 7%. The inflation 2 percent, the unemployment rate dropped by 0.9 percent and was 12.6 percent, and...

15.06.2024
Regular coordination meeting of Parliamentary Support Partners held
On the initiative of the NA Staff, the regular outgoing meeting of the Coordination of Parliamentary Support Partners was held in Tsaghkadzor on June 15. The RA NA Chief of Staff, Secretary General Davit Arakelyan mentioned in his welcoming speech that such contacts are the guarantee of effective jo...

15.06.2024
Alen Simonyan participates in meeting of Board of Trustees of Hayastan All Armenian Fund
On June 15, the RA NA President Alen Simonyan with the Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan, the President of the Republic Vahagn Khachaturyan participated in the meeting of the Board of Trustees of Hayastan/Armenia All-Armenian Fund.At the beginning of the meeting the Executive Director Haykak A...

14.06.2024
Parliamentary Briefings: Armenia Faction
The Secretary of the Armenia Faction Artsvik Minasyan and the deputy Artur Khachatryan took part in the parliamentary briefings following the NA sitting on behalf of the Faction.First they made an introductory speech, then - answered the journalists’ questions....

14.06.2024
Parliamentary Briefings: With Honor Faction
The Head of With Honor Faction Hayk Mamijanyan answered the questions of the media representatives during the parliamentary briefings following the NA sittings....

14.06.2024
Parliamentary Briefings: Civil Contract Faction
During the parliamentary briefings following the NA sittings, the Secretary of the Civil Contract Faction Artur Hovhannisyan and the Chair of the Standing Committee on Defense and Security Andranik Kocharyan answered the journalists’ questions....

13.06.2024
Initiative aimed at designing effective toolset for law enforcement bodies in combatting cybercrime
The initiative authored by the Government is aimed at designing effective toolset for law enforcement bodies in combatting cybercrime: The RA Deputy Minister of Internal Affairs Arpine Sargsyan said.According to the rapporteur, increase of cybercrimes is noticed, and conditioned by that, a necessity...

13.06.2024
Annual Report on Activity of RA Audit Chamber of 2023 presented for debate of parliament
In 2023, the RA Audit Chamber worked within the framework of its programme approved by the established order of the legislation. The programme comprised of 3 parts. 40 audits were carried out in ten state bodies. The Chairman of the Audit Chamber Atom Janjughazyan said this, presenting the annual re...

13.06.2024
Annual report on RA CB Activity presented to Parliament
At June 13 sitting, the National Assembly debated the annual report on the activity of the Central Bank (CB) of the Republic of Armenia. The CB Governor Martin Galstyan presented in detail the report comprised of several parts. According to his information, in the conditions of the ongoing geopoliti...

13.06.2024
Rubik Mkhitaryan elected candidate for judge of Judicial Staff of Corruption Crime Investigation of Anti-Corruption Chamber of Court of Cassation
The Supreme Judicial Council nominated Armen Danielyan, Rubik Mkhitaryan and Manvel Shahverdyan for the vacancy of the judge of the Judicial Staff of the Corruption Crime Investigation of the Anti-Corruption Chamber of the Court of Cassation.At June 13 NA sitting, the Chairman of the RA NA Counting ...

13.06.2024
Parliament debates issue of electing a candidate for judge of Court of Cassation
At the sitting of June 13, the National Assembly debated the issue of electing a candidate for the judge of the Judicial Staff of Corruption Crime Investigation of Anti-Corruption Chamber of Court of Cassation. The Supreme Judicial Council nominated Armen Danielyan, Rubik Mkhitaryan and Manvel Shahv...

13.06.2024
RA Prime Minister’s speech during debate of 2023 state budget execution report
The Prime Minister of the Republic of Armenia Nikol Pashinyan delivered the final speech on the 2023 state budget execution report at the NA sitting on June 13.The Prime Minister first referred to the events that took place the previous day in Baghramyan Avenue, noting that the participants of the m...

13.06.2024
Debate of annual report on RA State Budget Execution for 2023 continued
On June 13, the National Assembly continued the debate of the report on Execution of State Budget for 2023. Giving an extraordinary speech the Minister of Education, Science, Culture and Sport Zhanna Andreasyan informed that the Ministry implemented 20 budgetary programmes in the reporting year in t...

12.06.2024
Several problems existing for our compatriots forcibly displaced from NK to get appropriate solutions
The draft law on Making Amendment and Addendum to the law on Legal Persons’ State Registration, the Legal Persons’ Separated Sub-divisions, State Accounting of the Institutions and Individual Entrepreneurs and the package of the enclosed presented draft laws was debated in the second reading at June...

12.06.2024
Co-rapporteurs present conclusions regarding annual report on execution of RA state budget for 2023
In her related speech regarding the report on the execution of the 2023 budget, the Chair of the NA Standing Committee on Financial-Credit and Budgetary Affairs Tsovinar Vardanyan emphasized several key indicators describing the results of the budget execution: The budget revenues and expenses were ...

12.06.2024
Government members speak about execution of 2023 state budget
Among the difficult challenges of the RA Government in 2023 were the issues of social support for our compatriots forcibly displaced from Nagorno-Karabakh. Financial allocations in this direction were one of the important issues of the 2023 state budget. The total sum of expenses for the settlement ...

12.06.2024
Parliament begins debate of annual report on execution of RA 2023 state budget
During 2023, a tax revenue index of 2 trillion 222 billion AMD was provided, which was 23.9% of the gross domestic product (GDP). The nominal level of the revenues or the absolute number of taxes collected does not mean anything by itself, that is why we consider it in relation to the total value cr...

12.06.2024
National Assembly continues work of regular sittings
On June 12, the National Assembly continued the debate of the draft law on Police Guard and the package of the enclosed presented draft laws authored by the Government.On behalf of the RA NA Armenia Faction the Secretary of the Faction Artsvik Minasyan touched upon the cases of non-substantiated, il...

11.06.2024
Police service to be established adopting draft with modern and international standard weapons
Within the framework of reforms, the police will develop as a specialized structure in four pillar directions, and the Police Guard is among them, and its formation was designed by the Government programme and with a sectoral strategy. The RA Deputy Minister of the Internal Affairs Arpine Sargsyan s...

11.06.2024
Amendments being proposed in Tax Code debated
We’ll join the automatic exchange system of financial accounts by the adoption of the draft. The first exchange is planned from 2025: The Chairman of the RA State Revenue Committee (SRC) Rustam Badasyan said at June 11 NA sitting, presenting for debate the draft law on Making Amendment and Addenda t...

11.06.2024
Parliament debates more than a dozen legislative initiatives in second reading
At the sitting of June 11, the National Assembly debated more than a dozen legislative initiatives in the second reading.The author of the bill on Making Addendum to the RA Criminal Procedure Code is the deputy of the Civil Contract Faction Arpine Davoyan. According to her, after the first reading, ...

11.06.2024
It is proposed to establish exceptions in terms of providing information to tax bodies
The adoption of the package of drafts is conditioned by the necessity to provide relevant information to the tax body on the part of licensees providing services in the field: The Deputy Chairman of the RA State Revenue Committee Artur Manukyan stated, presenting the package of draft laws on Making ...

11.06.2024
Business entities to be obliged to implement the requirement to provide the area with video surveillance systems after the package of drafts coming into force
As a result of the adoption of the legislative initiative, the business entities will be obliged to provide the entrance of the facility and all the sides consecutively and high quality with video surveillance systems having the possibility of shooting in dark hours and preserve the video at least f...

11.06.2024
Debate of issue postponed
The NA draft message on Necessity of Resignation of Government and Forming a New Government authored by the NA With Honor and Armenia factions was on the agenda of June 11 extraordinary sitting of the NA Standing Committee on State and Legal Affairs.The Deputy Chair of the Committee Arusyak Julhakya...

11.06.2024
Parliament debates Agreement on Military-Technical Cooperation between Armenia and Greece
The goal of the Agreement is to expand and deepen the military-technical cooperation process existing between the two countries: The RA Deputy Minister of Finance Arman Sargsyan informed at June 11 NA sitting, presenting for debate the draft law on Ratifying the Agreement on Military-Technical Coope...

11.06.2024
Legislative initiative aimed at introduction of automated accounting system of state duty
The purpose of the adoption of the drafts is the introduction of the automated accounting system of the state duty and the improvement of the exchange of information on the state duty between the state bodies and the accounting electronic process. The Deputy Chairman of the RA State Revenue Committe...

11.06.2024
It is proposed to make an addendum to Law on RA Investigative Committee
It is proposed to stipulate in the RA Law on the Investigative Committee of the Republic of Armenia that the civil servants of the Forensic Science Department of the RA Ministry of Internal Affairs, in case of employment in the Investigative Committee of the Forensic Science Center SNCO, retain the ...

11.06.2024
Parliament debates draft law on approval of 2023 annual report on implementation of 2017-2020 programme of state property privatization
During the reporting period, the state-owned shares of one company included in the programme were privatized by tender, and the state-owned shares of another company were privatized in the form of direct sale. The Head of the State Property Management Committee of the RA Ministry of Territorial Admi...

11.06.2024
It is proposed to give an opportunity to libraries to carry out certain economic activity
It is proposed by the draft to establish electronic and public libraries, cultural educational, information centre (loft) concepts, to fix the demand of replenishing the fund of the Armenian studies of the foreign important libraries. The RA Deputy Minister of Education, Science, Culture and Sport A...

11.06.2024
Adoption of draft to enable voters to get acquainted with information regarding conduct of elections in a publicly accessible way
The draft stipulates that the list of voters will be posted on the official websites of the Central Electoral Commission and the Ministry of Internal Affairs before the voting day, which should contain information about the voter's name, surname, patronymic, date of birth, month, year, registration ...

11.06.2024
Membership in Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank to enable RA to participate in major regional investment projects
The objective of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) is to promote sustainable economic development, create tangible value and improve infrastructure connectivity in the region by investing in infrastructure and other productive sectors, promote regional cooperation by working closely wi...

11.06.2024
Preservation and protection of cultural heritage to become a more systematic process with adoption of new regulations
The new regulations proposed in the Law on Export and Import of Cultural Values were debated in the first reading at the NA sitting.The elaboration of the draft is conditioned by compliance with the rules defined by the EEU legislation.According to the RA Deputy Minister of Education, Science, Cultu...

11.06.2024
It is proposed to set minimum age for marriage at 18, with no exceptions
According to the current RA legislation, the age of marriage is 18 years old. With exceptions, a person can get married at the age of 17 and 16 as well. According to the new legislative regulation, it is proposed to set the minimum age limit for marriage at 18 years old, without exceptions, to remov...

11.06.2024
It is established by initiative opportunity of moving pension savings formed in NK accumulative system to pension funds functioning in RA
On June 11, the National Assembly began the work of the regular sittings. The deputies approved the draft agenda of the NA regular sittings, after which the debate of the drafts began. The debate of several agenda items will be held in the special procedure: their second reading will be held after t...

10.06.2024
Alen Simonyan Receives U.S. Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to RA Kristina Kvien
On June 10, the RA NA President Alen Simonyan received the U.S. Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to the Republic of Armenia Kristina Kvien.The security situation in the South Caucasus, the process of the Armenian-Azerbaijani negotiations, the problems of the return of Armenian prisoners ...

10.06.2024
31 items included on the draft agenda of regular sittings to be convened on June 11
On June 10, the sitting of the NA Council was held. The RA NA President Alen Simonyan presided over it.The drafts on making addenda to the agenda of the NA seventh session of the eighth convocation and on the agenda of the regular sittings to be convened on June 11 were debated and approved. The seq...

10.06.2024
In case of improvement of health, it will be possible to be included again in pension accumulation system
According to the current regulations, when a person falls ill with the list of diseases defined by the Government, he applies and receives all the money he has accumulated, and then, in case of health improvement, does not have the opportunity to be reinstated in the pension accumulation system. Wit...

10.06.2024
Legislative initiatives debated in second reading endorsed in Committee
At June 10 extraordinary sitting of the Standing Committee on Economic Affairs, two legislative initiatives were debated in the second reading. As the Chairman of the RA State Revenue Committee Rustam Badasyan presented, it is proposed by the draft law on Gaming Activity Regulation and the package o...

07.06.2024
Alen Simonyan takes part in solemn reception dedicated to 106th anniversary of independence of Georgia
On June 7, RA NA President Alen Simonyan with his wife Mariam Margaryan took part in the reception dedicated to the 106th anniversary of the independence of Georgia being held at the Embassy of Georgia in Armenia, where he gave a congratulatory speech.“Dear Mr. Darsalia, Deputy Foreign Minister of G...

07.06.2024
Hakob Arshakyan: The developed satellite launch in Armenia proved that the science in our country has future, and that future becomes a reality only due to efforts
On June 7, the NA Vice President Hakob Arshakyan and the deputy of the Civil Contract Faction Hakob Aslanyan attended the solemn opening ceremony of the exhibition dedicated to the first –domestic satellite of Armenia, Hayasat – 1, held in Museum of Science and Technology in the Engineering City. We...

07.06.2024
Alen Simonyan receives newly appointed UN Resident Coordinator in Armenia Françoise Jacob
On June 7, the RA NA President Alen Simonyan received the United Nations (UN) Resident Coordinator in Armenia Françoise Jacob.The Head of Parliament congratulated Françoise Jacob on assuming the office and wished her effective work.“I greatly highlight the persistent support being shown to the agend...

07.06.2024
Babken Tunyan: The purpose of amendments is to reach the differences of the tax burden for the entities to minimum
Some fundamental amendments being designed in the Tax Code arose certain questions for the entities: The Deputy Chair of the RA NA Standing Committee on Economic Affairs Babken Tunyan said this.On May 2, 2024 the parliament passed in the first reading the draft law on Making Amendments and Addenda t...

07.06.2024
It is designed to establish Police Guard
It is designed to specify the status of the Police Guard, which will not be observed anymore in the status of other troop. During the peaceful situation and martial law, the Guard will be under the general coordination of the Ministry of Internal Affairs and direct coordination of the Head of Police...

07.06.2024
It is designed to set a duty for a number of organizations and entities by providing entrance of the building and all sides from outside with video surveillance systems
It is designed by the legislative package to set a duty for a number of organizations and entities with video surveillance systems by providing the entrance of the building and all sides from outside: The RA Deputy Minister of Internal Affairs Arpine Sargsyan said at June 7 sitting of the NA Standin...

07.06.2024
Committee endorses initiatives debated in second reading
At June 7 sitting of the NA Standing Committee on State and Legal Affairs, the package of bills on Amending the law on Public Service and on Making Addenda and Amendments to the law on Remuneration of Persons Holding State Positions and State Service Positions authored by the Government was debated ...

07.06.2024
Agreement on Deepening military-technical cooperation between Armenia and Greece approved by Committee
The goal of the Agreement is to expand deepen the military-technical cooperation process existing between the two countries: The RA Deputy Minister of Finance Arman Sargsyan informed.At July 7 sitting of the NA Standing Committee on Defense and Security, the draft law on Ratifying the Agreement on M...

07.06.2024
Addendum being proposed to law on RA Investigative Committee debated
The RA Ministry of Internal Affairs formed a Forensic Science Department in its staff already a few decades ago, which operates today. The purpose for the Department formation was to support the preliminary investigation and investigation. In the conditions of the criminal procedure legislation deve...

07.06.2024
New regulations aimed at protection of rights of our compatriots forcibly displaced from NK
The regulations being proposed by the legislative package refer to the execution of the rights of the citizens forcibly displaced from Nagorno Karabakh (NK).An opportunity was given to recognize in the Republic of Armenia also the submitting of the application and the registration of the legal perso...

07.06.2024
Voters to get acquainted with information on holding election in publicly accessible manner by new regulation
It is established by the new regulation being proposed in the Electoral Code that the preliminary and final voter lists will be posted on the official websites of the Central Electoral Commission (CEC) and the Ministry of Internal Affairs on the 40th and 7th days preceding the election day. The vote...

07.06.2024
Committee endorses annual report on execution of RA 2023 state budget
The NA Standing Committee on Financial-Credit and Budgetary Affairs endorsed the annual report on the Execution of the RA 2023 State Budget at the extraordinary sitting on June 7.The RA Deputy Minister of Finance Vahan Sirunyan briefly presented the report, which was being debated in detail in the j...

07.06.2024
Rustam Bakoyan proposes to set minimum age for marriage at 18
The age for marriage by the RA legislation in force is at 18. The person can also marry at the ages of 16 and 17 with some exceptions.The deputy Rustam Bakoyan proposes with new legislative regulation to set the minimum age for marriage at 18 without exceptions, remove all the regulations, which ref...

07.06.2024
It is proposed to form effective legislative bases in the context of combatting cybercrime
In recent years, increase of cybercrimes is noticed, in terms of effectively fight against cross-border crime and this crime are often growing the inter-state cooperation is important. The RA Deputy Minister of Internal Affairs Arpine Sargsyan said this.The RA Government proposes addenda and amendme...

06.06.2024
Delegation led by RA NA President is in Slovenia on an official visit
At the invitation of the President of the National Assembly of Slovenia Urška Klakočar Zupančič the delegation led by the Speaker of the RA Parliament Alen Simonyan was in Slovenia on an official visit.Within the framework of the visit meetings were held with the President of Slovenia...

06.06.2024
It is proposed to create Milk Producers Union
On June 6, on the initiative of the RA NA Standing Committee on Protection of Human Rights and Public Affairs Rustam Bakoyan work debate was organized on the theme The freedom of economic activity and the guaranteeing of economic competition as basic human right and in this context the problems faci...

05.06.2024
At joint sitting of Committees state budget execution 2023 debated
In 2023, the Ministry of Economy implemented 6 programmes with 36 measures in the sphere of agriculture. The planned indicator amounted 38bln 114mln AMD, the actual – 41bln 585mln AMD. The execution was 98.9%. The RA Deputy Minister of Finance Vahan Sirunyan said this at June 5 joint sitting of the ...

05.06.2024
Alen Simonyan meets with President of Republic of Slovenia Nataša Pirc Musar
On June 5, the delegation led by Alen Simonyan met with the President of the Republic of Slovenia Nataša Pirc Musar within the framework of the official visit to Slovenia.At the meeting the security situation in the South Caucasus, in Europe and in the Middle East was discussed.Alen Simonyan present...

05.06.2024
Alen Simonyan meets with members of Committee on Foreign Policy of Slovenian Parliament
On June 5, the delegation led by Alen Simonyan met with the members of the Committee on Foreign Policy of the Parliament of the Republic of Slovenia during the working dinner.The Chair of the RA NA Standing Committee on Foreign Relations Sargis Khandanyan and the deputy of the Civil Contract Faction...

05.06.2024
Legislative initiative aimed at implementing effective tax administration
The relations connected with providing information being secret preserving by law to the RA State Revenue Committee (SRC) by the taxpayers rendering public services will be regulated by the adoption of the package of drafts, relevant legal bases will be created for providing information being preser...

05.06.2024
Standing Committee on Economic Affairs debates a number of legislative initiatives in second reading
At June 5 sitting of the Standing Committee on Economic Affairs a series of legislative initiatives were debated in the second reading.As the RA Deputy Minister of Finance Arman Poghosyan presented, the bill on Making Addenda to the RA Tax Code was debated. According to Arman Poghosyan, the alternat...

05.06.2024
Legislative package regulating the gaming sphere debated in second reading
At June 5 sitting, the package on Regulation of Game Activity and the enclosed bills was debated in the second reading. The Chairman of the RA State Revenue Committee (SRC) Rustam Badasyan presented it. According to him, the ensuring of transparency by distinct digital means of the game sphere and t...

05.06.2024
Work Debate at RA NA Standing Committee
On June 5, the work debate was organized at NA Standing Committee on State and Legal Affairs, in which representatives of the Ministry of Justice, the Corruption Prevention Committee, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) took part.The debates were held on the Ethics Committee and Integrit...

05.06.2024
Delegation led by Mayor of Aix-en-Provence of France visits Parliament
We highlight the cooperation with France at all levels. We are glad that the Armenia-France parliamentary ties are also dynamically developing. The support of France to Armenia is invaluable. The Head of the RA NA Armenia-France Friendship Groups Vladimir Vardanyan said this, welcoming the delegatio...

05.06.2024
It is proposed to introduce automated accounting system of state duty
The purpose of the amendments and addenda to the law on State Duty and the enclosed ones is the introduction of the automated accounting system of the state duty and the improvement of the exchange of information on the state duty between state bodies and the accounting electronic process.At the sit...

05.06.2024
Construction works of academic city are in progress: Debates on execution of 2023 budget continue at joint sitting of NA Committees
In the financial year, the Ministry implemented 20 programmes with 203 measures. The initial approved plan was 250 billion 268 thousand AMD, the annual revised plan was 232 billion 998 million AMD, the actual expenses were 218 billion 780 million AMD. The execution against the adjusted plan was 93.9...

05.06.2024
Initiative on state property privatization process debated
The Head of the State Property Management Committee of the RA Ministry of Territorial Administration and Infrastructure Arnak Avetisyan presented for debate the draft law on Approving the Annual Report for 2023 of the State Property Privatization Programme 2017-2020 at the sitting of the NA Standing...

05.06.2024
Armenia to join automatic exchange system of financial accounts by adoption of legislative initiative
We’ll join the automatic exchange system of financial accounts by the adoption of the draft. The first exchange is planned on January 1, 2025: The Chairman of the RA State Revenue Committee (SRC) Rustam Badasyan said. At June 5 sitting of the Standing Committee on Economic Affairs, the draft law on ...

05.06.2024
Debate of issue postponed
The draft law stipulating an addendum to the law on RA Administrative-Territorial Division was on the agenda of June 5 sitting of the NA Standing Committee on Territorial Administration, Local Self-Government, Agriculture and Environment.The debate of the issue was postponed conditioned by the fact ...

04.06.2024
Package of drafts of Law on Ensuring Equality and Protection from Discrimination and related laws debated
Ensuring equal treatment of each person and equal opportunities to exercise rights, freedoms and responsibilities, as well as prevention of discrimination against each person and protection of the right not to be discriminated against, is the focus of our attention, as well as of the ruling Faction:...

04.06.2024
Deputy Prime Minister of Slovenia, Minister of Foreign and European Affairs Tanja Fajon receives delegation led by Alen Simonyan
On June 4, the delegation led by the RA NA President Alen Simonyan met with the Deputy Prime Minister of Slovenia, Minister of Foreign and European Affairs Tanja Fajon within the framework of the official visit to Slovenia.“I note with satisfaction that the cooperation between Armenia and Slovenia g...

04.06.2024
Delegation led by Alen Simonyan meets with members of Slovenia-Armenia Friendship Group and Committee on Foreign Policy of Parliament of Slovenia
On June 4, the delegation led by the RA NA President Alen Simonyan met with the members of the Committee on Foreign Policy of Parliament of Slovenia within the framework of the official visit to Slovenia.The Chair of the RA NA Standing Committee on Foreign Relations Sargis Khandanyan and the deputy ...

04.06.2024
Performance of State Budget for 2023 in the framework of EEU integration process debated
In 2023, within the framework of the EEU integration process the works done under the jurisdiction of the Ministry of Finance, in general were aimed at the cooperation in purchases, macro-economic, tax, customs policy, as well as the accounting and audit activity spheres: The RA Minister of Finance ...

04.06.2024
Performance of State Budget for 2023 presented in the context of RA-EU Partnership
On June 4, at the joint sitting of the Standing Committees on European Integration and on Financial-Credit and Budgetary Affairs the debate of the report on the RA State Budget Execution for 2023 continued.The Chair of the Standing Committee on European Integration Arman Yeghoyan and the Chair of th...

04.06.2024
Ruben Rubinyan receives EU Director of European External Action Service (EEAS)
The Vice President of the National Assembly Ruben Rubinyan received the Managing Director for Russia, Eastern Partnership, Central Asia, Regional Cooperation and OSCE, EEAS of the European Union Michael Siebert on June 4. Issues regarding the expanding Armenia-EU partnership, regional security were ...

04.06.2024
Alen Simonyan meets with the President of National Assembly of Republic of Slovenia Urška Klakočar Zupančič in Slovenia
On June 4, the delegation led by the RA NA President Alen Simonyan met with the President of the National Assembly of the Republic of Slovenia Urška Klakočar Zupančič within the framework of the official visit to Slovenia. The interlocutors highly appreciated the relations appreciated...

04.06.2024
Notions of law on Export and Import of Cultural Values added by draft
The coordinated activity in the sphere of export and import, the development of the economic new mechanisms and market relations, as well as the regulation of the relations arising between the legal and physical persons in the sphere of culture will be ensured by the adoption of the draft law. The R...

04.06.2024
Executive proposes to define concepts of electronic library and cultural, educational, information center
A number of concepts of the law are supplemented by the draft: The concepts of electronic library and cultural, educational, information center (loft) will be defined, the requirement for replenishing the Armenian studies fund of important libraries abroad will be defined, which will enable the fore...

04.06.2024
In 2023 Ministry of Foreign Affairs implements 6 programmes with 15 measures
In 2023, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs implemented 6 programmes with 15 measures: The actual performance was 25bln 57mlnAMD. The expenditures increased towards the primary planned one by 41.2%, the performance towards the specified plan was 99.5%. The growth of the expenditures was mainly conditio...

03.06.2024
Alen Simonyan takes part in the event dedicated to 30th anniversary of establishment of Armenia-Slovenia diplomatic relations in Ljubljana
On June 3, the delegation led by the RA NA President Alen Simonyan being Ljubljana on an official visit took part in the event dedicated to the 30th anniversary of the establishment of the Armenia-Slovenia diplomatic relations.At the event the RA NA President Alen Simonyan and the NA President of th...

03.06.2024
NA Chief of Staff, Secretary General presents execution of NA 2023 state budget
At the joint sitting of the NA Standing Committees on State and Legal Affairs and on Financial-Credit and Budgetary Affairs, the RA NA Chief of Staff, Secretary General Davit Arakelyan presented the execution of the NA 2023 budget.In the financial year, the approved budget of the National Assembly w...

03.06.2024
Reports of State Budget Execution for 2023 of Staffs of RA Prime Minister and President debated
In 2023, the RA Prime Minister’s Office continued to improve the work of the state body, using digital tools as much as possible: The Chief of Staff of the RA Prime Minister Arayik Harutyunyan said.To his information, in 2023, about 22.2bln AMD was allocated for the implementation of 11 programmes t...

03.06.2024
Vahe Hovhannisyan presents financial indicators of programmes of 12 state bodies implemented in 2023
On June 3, the debate of the annual report on the Execution of the RA 2023 State Budget continued at the joint sitting of the RA NA Standing Committees on State and Legal Affairs and on Financial-Credit and Budgetary Affairs. The RA Minister of Finance Vahe Hovhannisyan presented the financial indic...

03.06.2024
Performance of RA Ministry of Labor and Social Affairs is 97.5% in 2023
In 2023, the RA Ministry of Labor and Social Affairs spent 705.6bln AMD, which was 15% more than the allocation of 2022. The year plan was 653.7bln AMD, but those financial means increased conditioned by the forcible displacement of our compatriots from Nagorno Karabakh. During the year 17 programme...

03.06.2024
Annual report on 2023 activity of RA Audit Chamber presented
In 2023, the Audit Chamber of the Republic of Armenia operated on the basis of a three-part activity plan approved in accordance with legal regulations: The Chairman of the Audit Chamber Atom Janjughazyan said this at the sitting of the NA Standing Committee on Financial-Credit and Budgetary Affairs...

03.06.2024
AIIB membership provides an opportunity for Armenia to participate in major regional investment projects
The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) was established in 2015 in China. It is a multilateral development bank whose aim is to promote sustainable economic development, create prosperity and improve infrastructure, and promote regional development in the Asia and Oceania region: The RA Depu...

03.06.2024
Delegation led by Alen Simonyan leaves for Slovenia on an official visit
The delegation led by the President of the RA National Assembly Alen Simonyan will be in the Republic of Slovenia on an official visit on June 3-6.Within the framework of the visit bilateral meetings are scheduled with the high ranking officials of Slovenia, including – the President of the Republic...

31.05.2024
RA NA Civil Contract Faction meets with Foreign Minister Ararat Mirzoyan
On May 31, the RA NA Civil Contract Faction met with the Minister of Foreign Affairs Ararat Mirzoyan in the National Assembly.The Armenia-Azerbaijan peace process was discussed.Ideas were exchanged on the regional and international developments....

31.05.2024
Annual report on Execution of RA State Budget for 2023 debated at joint sitting of committees
25.3bln AMD was allocated from the state budget in 2023 to the RA Ministry of High-Tech Industry, and the actual performance was 22bln AMD or 87%. The Head of the structure Mkhitar Hayrapetyan said this.At May 31 joint sitting of the NA Standing Committees on Economic Affairs and on Financial-Credit...

31.05.2024
Ruben Rubinyan receives Ambassador of Switzerland to Armenia
On May 31, the Vice President of the National Assembly of Armenia Ruben Rubinyan received the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Swiss Confederation Lukas Rosenkranz to our country.Issues regarding the Armenia-Switzerland cooperation were discussed....

31.05.2024
In 2023 Ministry of Economy implements 25 measures in the framework of 5 programmes
In 2023, within the framework of 5 programmes the Ministry of Economy implemented 25 measures. 64bln 784mln AMD was planned, 62bln 722mln actually was spent, providing 96% performance. The sum of money has increased by 15% compared with the previous year. The RA Minister of Finance Vahe Hovhannisyan...

31.05.2024
Kristine Ghalechyan: In near future, process of technical and economic assessment of Crossroads of Peace project will begin
In 2023, the Ministry of Territorial Administration and Infrastructure implemented 21 programmes and 138 measures. The amount was almost 270 billion AMD, the execution against the specified annual plan was 98.2%: The RA Minister of Finance Vahe Hovhannisyan said this at the joint sitting of the RA N...

31.05.2024
Hakob Arshakyan’s welcome speech at official opening ceremony of Armenian National Supercomputing Center
The RA NA Vice President Hakob Arshakyan took part in the official opening ceremony of the Armenian National Supercomputing Center, which was held in the Engineering City.During the event the RA NA Vice President Hakob Arshakyan gave a welcome speech. First, the NA Vice President touched upon the pr...

31.05.2024
RA NA President’s statement on nomination of candidates for vacancy of judge of Court of Cassation
In accordance with Article 166.3 of the Constitution of the Republic of Armenia and Article 143.2 of the Constitutional Law the Rules of Procedure of the National Assembly, the Supreme Judicial Council has nominated the candidacies of Armen Danielyan, Rubik Mkhitaryan and Manvel Shahverdyan for the ...

31.05.2024
Rustam Badasyan: State budget revenues increased by 296 billion AMD or 15.4% last year, in which tax administration played a significant role
The State Revenue Committee (SRC) implemented 1 programme and 11 measures in the financial year: The RA Minister of Finance Vahe Hovhannisyan said this at the joint sitting of the NA Standing Committees on Economic Affairs and on Financial-Credit and Budgetary Affairs on May 31.The annual report on ...

30.05.2024
Hakob Arshakyan gives an opening speech at the official launch ceremony of Technological Education Foundation
On May 30, the RA NA Vice President Hakob Arshakyan attended the official launch ceremony of the Technological Education Foundation.Congratulating the attendees on the launch of the Foundation, the RA NA Vice President expressed conviction that today we are at the threshold of the new educational er...

30.05.2024
Project Manager of Center for International and Legal Cooperation (CILC) Hosted in Parliament
On May 30, the Chair of the Standing Committee on European Integration of the National Assembly Arman Yeghoyan, the Deputy Chair Meri Galstyan and the Member of the Standing Committee on Foreign Relations Hripsime Grigoryan met with the Project Manager of the Center for International and Legal Coope...

30.05.2024
Ministry of Health implemented 12 programmes and 57 measures in 2023
In 2023, it was initially planned to implement 12 programmes and 50 measures, but 8 measures were added during the year, and 12 programmes and 57 measures were actually implemented. The annual plan was 146 billion AMD, but then 139.5 billion AMD was actually spent, which is 97.1% of the specified pl...

30.05.2024
Anahit Manasyan: Our plan indicators of 2023 are mainly overdone
In 2023, the Staff of the Human Rights Defender (HRD) had 1 programme and 5 measures. It had planned measures in the amount of 612mln AMD, the sum with a specified plan was reduced to 603mln AMD and 557mln AMD was factually spent. The performance for the specified budget is 92.3%: The RA Minister of...

29.05.2024
Arman Yeghoyan hosts participants of Young Professionals’ Parliamentary Program of National Democratic Institute
On May 29, the Chair of the RA NA Standing Committee on European Integration Arman yeghoyan hosted the participants of the Young Professionals’ Parliamentary Program of the National Democratic Institute (NDI).The meeting was held in Q&A session.The Committee Chair spoke about the Armenia-European Un...

29.05.2024
Sargis Khandanyan receives Ambassador of Finland to our country
On May 29, the Chair of the Standing Committee on Foreign Relations of the National Assembly Sargis Khandanyan received Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Finland to Armenia Kirsti Narinen. Welcoming the guests, Sargis Khnadanyan highlighted the development of the relations between the ...

29.05.2024
RA Deputy Minister of Internal Affairs: We have quite high performance, taking into consideration current year’s challenges
The RA Ministry of Internal Affairs had 10 programmes and 35 measures defined by law, 10 programmes and 38 measures were actually implemented. The annual plan of the Ministry was 93 billion 183 million AMD, then it was adjusted to 95 billion 739 million AMD and 94 billion 167 million AMD was actuall...

29.05.2024
Vahe Hovhannisyan: In 2023 we have improved the tax revenues: The taxes and duties have been 23.4% of GDP
The goals of the tax-budgetary policy for 2023 were the increase of the economic growth potential, the ensuring the debt stability, the strengthening of the security system and the comprehensive meeting of the needs of our compatriots forcibly displaced from Nagorno Karabakh. In 2023, we completely ...

29.05.2024
Ruben Rubinyna Receives Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Kingdom of Belgium
On May 29, the RA NA Vice President Ruben Rubinyan received the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Kingdom of Belgium to Armenia Eric De Muynck.Welcoming the Ambassador in the National Assembly, Ruben Rubinyan positively assessed the Armenia-Belgium developing relations.At the guest...

29.05.2024
RA Prime Minister: Since 2018 Revolution, Armenia’s economy has grown by almost 30%
On May 29, the preliminary debates of the annual report on the execution of the 2023 state budget of the Republic of Armenia began at the joint sitting of the Standing Committees of the National Assembly.The RA Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan, the RA NA President Alen Simonyan, the representatives of...

28.05.2024
Tribute in Sardarapat Memorial Complex on Republic Day
 The RA NA President Alen Simonyan with the RA Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan, the RA President Vahagn Khachaturyan, representatives of legislative, executive and judicial bodies visited the Sardarapat Memorial Complex on the occasion of the Republic day.The event began with the speech of the P...

28.05.2024
Congratulatory message by NA President Alen Simonyan on Republic Day
Dear compatriots,Today we celebrate on of the most important events of our history – the establishment of the First Republic Day of Armenia.On May 28, 1918 after the Sardarabat, Bash-Aparan, Gharakilisa heroic battles, the Armenian statehood disrupted for centuries was re...

27.05.2024
Working debate at Standing Committee on State and Legal Affairs
On May 27, the RA NA Standing Committee on State and Legal Affairs organized a working debate on the draft laws on Public Information, on Cyber Safety and on packages of related draft laws.Representatives of the Ministries of Internal Affairs, High-Tech Industry, Justice, as well as the National Sec...

27.05.2024
At core of work debate are issues regarding milk procurement
During our regular visits to the provinces, the cattle breeders speak about problems regarding milk procurement and, in particular, the price reduction. This was stated by the Deputy Chair of the RA NA Standing Committee on Protection of Human Rights and Public Affairs Rustam Bakoyan, during the wor...

24.05.2024
At the invitation of Alen Simonyan the delegation led by President of the Chamber of Deputies of Luxembourg Claude Wiseler is in Armenia on an official visit
At the invitation of the NA President Alen Simonyan the delegation led by the President of the Chamber of Deputies of Grand Duchy of Luxembourg Claude Wiseler was in Armenia on an official visit.Private conversation, meeting in an extended format.The sides documented the political dialogue of high l...

23.05.2024
Aleksey Sandikov takes part in Session of MPA CIS Permanent Commission on Economy and Finance
The deputy of the NA Civil Contract Faction took part in the session of the IPA CIS Permanent Commission on Economy and Finance.The Chairman of the abovementioned Commission Aleksey Sandikov welcomed the participants and presented the agenda of the session.A number of model draft laws on the sphere ...

23.05.2024
Sargis Khandanyan Receives Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Kingdom of Norway to Armenia
On May 23, the Chair of the RA NA Standing Committee on Foreign Relations Sargis Khandanyan met with the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Kingdom of Norway to Armenia Bergljot Hovland.Congratulating Bergljot Hovland on being appointed Ambassador to Armenia, Sargis Khandanyan expre...

23.05.2024
Parliamentary Briefings: Civil Contract Faction
During the parliamentary briefings following the NA sittings, the Secretary of the Civil Contract Faction Artur Hovhannisyan and the Deputy Chairman of the Standing Committee on State and Legal Affairs Arusyak Julhakyan answered the journalists’ questions....

23.05.2024
Parliamentary Briefings: With Honor Faction
The Head of the NA With Honor Faction Hayk Mamijanyan answered the questions of the media representatives during the parliamentary briefings following the NA sittings. ...

23.05.2024
Parliamentary Briefings: Armenia Faction
The Head of Armenia Faction Seyran Ohanyan and the member of the Faction Garnik Danielyan took part in the parliamentary briefings following the NA sittings.Seyran Ohanyan first gave an introductory speech, then the MPs answered the journalists’ questions. ...

22.05.2024
Parliament debates a number of legislative initiatives in second reading
At the sitting of May 22, the National Assembly debated and adopted a number of legislative initiatives in the second reading.The Government is the author of the proposed amendments to the laws on Public Service, on Local Self-Government and on Local Self-Government in the City of Yerevan.The initia...

22.05.2024
Committee endorses revised draft law
At May 22 extraordinary sitting of the NA Standing Committee on State and Legal Affairs the addenda being proposed in the RA Civil Code were debated in the second reading.The RA Deputy Minister of Economy Rafayel Gevorgyan presented to the Committee the proposals of the Government on the draft law. ...

22.05.2024
Sargis Khandanyan Receives Newly Appointed Ambassador of Slovenia to RA Mateja Prevolšek
On May 22, the Chair of the Standing Committee on Foreign Relations of the RA National Assembly Sargis Khandanyan received the newly appointed Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Slovenia to our country Mateja Prevolšek.Welcoming the guest, Sargis Khandanyan congratulated the Ambassador ...

22.05.2024
New regulations to the law on Accumulative Pensions
The adoption of the d\raft is conditioned by the solution of the problems in the legal practice. The RA Deputy Minister of Labor and Social Affairs Davit Khachatryan said this.The bill stipulating amendments and addenda to the law on Accumulative Pensions was debated in the first reading at the NA r...

22.05.2024
It is proposed to establish administrative responsibility for including unreliable, incorrect information in tax calculations
We have established means of responsibility for not submitting the tax calculations by the Cod, but we don’t have means of responsibility for the cases, when the information being contained in the tax calculations are filled in not correct and not reliable: The Deputy Chairman of the RA State Revenu...

22.05.2024
It is proposed to make an addendum to RA Criminal Procedure Code to ensure comprehensiveness of investigation
The deputy of the NA Civil Contract Faction Arpine Davoyan presented details on the proposals regarding the draft while presenting the draft law on Making Addendum to the Criminal Procedure Code of the Republic of Armenia authored by her for debate in the first reading.It is proposed to supplement A...

22.05.2024
Committee votes for proposed addenda and amendments to Law on Military Service and Status of Servicemen
At the extraordinary sitting of May 22, the Standing Committee on Defense and Security debated the draft law providing for addenda and amendments to the law on Military Service and the Status of Servicemen in the second reading.The RA Deputy Minister of Defense Hrachya Sargsyan noted that the draft ...

22.05.2024
It is proposed to clarify ambiguities in Law on Trade and Services
The draft refers to the type of trade-in trade. As early as 2021, amendments were made to the Law on Trade and Services, which introduced the notion of ‘trade-in’. A licensing procedure was also introduced, within the framework of which certain organizations were licensed during this period, but we ...

22.05.2024
Legislator debates draft law designing expansion of European Bank for Reconstruction and Development
At May 22 sitting, the parliament debated in the first reading amendment of Article 1 of the Agreement of the establishment of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) – the draft law on Ratifying the Resolution N 259 giving opportunity for limited and gradual expansion of the geo...

22.05.2024
Delegation led by President of the Chamber of Deputies of Luxembourg Claude Wiseler visits Tsitsernakaberd Memorial Complex
The delegation led by the President of the Chamber of Deputies of Grand Duchy of Luxembourg Claude Wiseler is in Armenia.On May 22, the high-ranking guests accompanied by the RA NA Vice President Ruben Rubinyan visited Tsitsernakaberd Memorial Complex.The members of the delegation laid a wreath and ...

22.05.2024
Alen Simonyan Receives President of the Chamber of Deputies of Grand Duchy of Luxembourg Claude Wiseler
On May 22, the RA NA President Alen Simonyan received the delegation led by the President of the Chamber of Deputies of Grand Duchy of Luxembourg Claude Wiseler.The Speakers of Parliaments had private conversation, which followed the meeting in the expanded format.The interlocutors documented about ...

22.05.2024
It is proposed to reduce difference between tax burdens of general taxation system and turnover tax system
At the sitting of May 22, the National Assembly debated the legislative package providing for amendments and addendum to the Tax Code and a number of related laws. The RA Deputy Minister of Finance Arman Poghosyan presented the issue for debate in the first reading.The adoption of the legislative pa...

22.05.2024
President of Chamber of Deputies of Grand Duchy of Luxembourg Claude Wiseler gives a speech at NA sitting
It is a great honour and privilege for me to represent the Chamber of Deputies of Luxembourg here today. This visit has a great value and symbol. During one year this is the second time that the representatives of our parliament have come to Yerevan, showing the strength and durability of our relati...

22.05.2024
Davit Khachaturyan elected CC judge
The Secretary of the NA Counting Commission Kristine Poghosyan informed that the secret ballot of the election of the candidate for the judge of the Constitutional Court (CC) Davit Khachaturyan was held.70 NA deputies out of 105 took part in the voting. Invalid ballot papers were not found in the ba...

22.05.2024
Personal dossier of persons performing civil work and technical service in state and local self-government bodies to be conducted electronically
The mentioned interrelated drafts are aimed at increasing the effectiveness of the analyses underlying the remuneration policy: The Head of the Civil Service Bureau of the Prime Minister’s Office Vache Qalashyan said this, presenting the legislative package on Making Amendments to the Law on Public ...

22.05.2024
Parliament continues to debate issue of election of judge of Constitutional Court
On May 22, the Parliament continued the debate of the issue of electing a judge of the Constitutional Court.In his speech on behalf of the RA NA Armenia Faction, Artur Khachatryan referred to the events taking place in Tavush, the delimitation.In his speech on behalf of the RA NA Civil Contract Fact...

22.05.2024
Alen Simonyan writes a condolence note in the Book of Obituary opened in the Embassy of Iran to Armenia
On May 22, the NA President Alen Simonyan visited the Embassy of the Islamic Republic of Iran to Armenia and wrote a condolence note on the death of the President of the Islamic Republic of Iran Seyyed Ebrahim Raisi, the Minister of Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian and other persons accompa...

21.05.2024
Representatives of Green Agenda for Armenia Project hosted in Standing Committee on European Integration
On May 21, the Chair of the Standing Committee on European Integration of the RA National Assembly Arman Yeghoyan and the Deputy Chair Meri Galstyan met with the Representative of the Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI), Senior Project Manager and the Environmental and Policy Team Lead, Bernardas ...

21.05.2024
Alen Simonyan and Ruslan Stefanchuk discuss the security situation in the South Caucasus and in Ukraine
On May 21, on the initiative of the Ukrainian side a talk was held via video conference between the RA NA President Alen Simonyan and the Speaker of the Verkhovna (Supreme) Rada of Ukraine Ruslan Stefanchuk.The interlocutors discussed the security situation in the South Caucasus and in Ukraine, the ...

21.05.2024
Rustam Bakoyan meets with NDI young people
On May 21, the Deputy Chair of the NA Standing Committee on Protection of Human Rights and Public Affairs Rustam Bakoyan met with the young specialists of the Parliamentary Internship and Fellowship Program of the National Democratic Institute (NDI).Rustam Bakoyan presented to the guests the spheres...

21.05.2024
Parliament debates issue of electing a judge of Constitutional Court
According to Article 166 of the Constitution of the Republic of Armenia, the RA General Assembly of Judges proposed Davit Khachaturyan’s candidacy for the vacancy of the judge of the Constitutional Court. The issue of electing a judge of the Constitutional Court was debated at the RA NA regular sitt...

21.05.2024
Executive proposes to make amendments and addenda to law on Public Service and enclosed laws
At May 21 extraordinary sitting, the RA NA Standing Committee on State and Legal Affairs debated in the second reading the draft law designing addenda and amendments to the law on Public Service with the enclosed package.The RA Deputy Minister of Justice Karen Karapetyan informed that during the per...

21.05.2024
National Assembly debates legislative initiatives in second reading
At May 21 sitting, the parliament debated legislative initiatives in the second reading. The RA Deputy Minister of Justice Karen Karapetyan presented the legislative package stipulating amendments to the laws on Public Service, on Notice of Activity Implementation and on State Duty.It is fixed by th...

21.05.2024
Executive body proposes a new regulation to law on General Education
For the activities carried out within the framework of the General Education Programme, the state budget of every year provides appropriate funds. Taking into consideration this circumstance, in order to ensure the predictability of the state budget expenses, as well as to avoid the provision of add...

21.05.2024
Document or circumstance confirming the fact on citizen’s perfect notification to be established
Within the framework of organizing and holding of conscription for compulsory military service, exercise gathering and military exercises the ways of perfect notifications being given for appearing at their military registration office, as well as the framework of confirming the documents and facts ...

21.05.2024
Draft proposes to introduce a code of rules in corporate governance systems
The draft proposes to define the notion of the Corporate Governance Code of Rules and the authorizing norm necessary for its adoption by the Civil Code. A corporate governance code of rules is the standard that the state offers its private sector as a guide. The RA Deputy Minister of Economy Rafayel...

21.05.2024
Parliament begins work: Package on prohibition of holding public or public service positions by the Council of Elders
On May 21, the National Assembly began the work of the regular sittings. The parliament approved the agenda of the regular sittings.Before turning to the agenda items, the MPs observed a one-minute silence in memory of the President of the Islamic Republic of Iran Seyyed Ebrahim Raisi, the members o...

20.05.2024
U.S. Deputy Assistant Secretary Brandon Yoder visits Parliament
On May 20, the Chair of the Standing Committee on Foreign Relations Sargis Khandanyan met with the U.S. Deputy Assistant Secretary Brandon Yoder. The member of the Standing Committee on Foreign Relations Maria Karapetyan and the member of the Standing Committee on State and Legal Affairs Arpine Davo...

20.05.2024
Delegation led by Chair of Culture Committee of Georgian Parliament Eliso Bolkvadze visits National Assembly
Our two Committees on the parliamentary platform serve as a very good example with their work: The Chair of the NA Standing Committee on Science, Education, Culture, Diaspora, Youth and Sport Sisak Gabrielyan said, welcoming the delegation led by the Chair of the Culture Committee of Parliament of G...

20.05.2024
Current conclusion of AC debated at joint sitting of Committees
The main goals of the state policy of solid domestic waste management and the ways to achieve them are defined in the policy documents, but it can be noted according to the current situation that the goals of the policy measures defined by the legislation have not been implemented, therefore, the pr...

20.05.2024
19 items included in the draft agenda of regular sittings being convened on May 21
On May 20, the sitting of the NA Council was held, which presided over the RA NA President Alen Simonyan.The drafts on making addenda to the agenda of the NA seventh session of the eighth convocation and on the agenda of the regular sittings to be convened on May 21 were debated and approved. The se...

20.05.2024
Ruben Rubinyan receives delegation led by Chair of Culture Committee of Georgian Parliament
On May 20, the Vice President of the National Assembly of Armenia, the Head of the Armenia-Georgia Friendship Group Ruben Rubinyan received the delegation led by the Chair of the Culture Committee of the Georgian Parliament Eliso Bolkvadze.The Chair of the NA Standing Committee on Science, Education...

20.05.2024
Executive proposes amendments to law on Accumulative Pensions
At the extraordinary sitting of the NA Standing Committee on Labor and Social Affairs the bill stipulating amendments and addenda to the law on Accumulative Pensions was debated in the first reading. The RA Deputy Minister of Labor and Social Affairs Davit Khachatryan noted that the adoption of the ...

20.05.2024
Ruben Rubinyan receives members of Social-Democratic Faction of German Bundestag
On May 20, the RA NA Vice President Ruben Rubinyan received the members of the Social-Democratic Faction of the German Bundestag.The Chair of the NA Standing Committee on Foreign Relations Sargis Khandanyan was present at the meeting.Welcoming the guests, Ruben Rubinyan underscored that the Armenia-...

20.05.2024
Condolence Letter by RA NA President Alen Simonyan on tragic death of IRI President and his accompanying crew
The NA President Alen Simonyan sent a condolence letter to the Speaker of the Majlis of the Islamic Republic of Iran Mohammad Bagher Ghalibaf, where it particularly says:“Your Excellency,We received with deep grief the sad news on death of the President of the Islamic Republic of Iran Seyyed Ebrahim...

18.05.2024
Delegation led by Alen Simonyan is in Geneva on a working visit
The delegation led by the NA President was on a working visit in Switzerland. Alen Simonyan met with the Speaker of the Milli Majlis of Azerbaijan Sahiba Gafarova, the Speaker of the Senate of Canada and the Deputy Speaker of Parliament of Qatar in Geneva. The NA President took part in the First Mee...

18.05.2024
Alen Simonyan meets with Speaker of Senate of Canada and Deputy Speaker of Parliament of Qatar in Geneva
The RA NA President Alen Simonyan met with the Speaker of the Senate of Canada Raymonde Gagné and the Deputy Speaker of Parliament of Qatar Hamda bint Hassan Al-Sulaiti within the framework the Meeting of the Preparatory Committee for the Sixth World Conference of Speakers of Parliament of the Inter...