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18.10.2019
Ruben Rubinyan Receives Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Romania to RA
On October 18, the Chair of the RA NA Standing Committee on Foreign Relations received the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Romania to the RA Cornel Ionescu.Ruben Rubinyan highly assessed the development dynamics of bilateral relations between Armenia and Romania.During the meeting th...

17.10.2019
Speech by Lilit Makunts at the 141st Inter-Parliamentary Union Assembly
Respectable Madam Chair, Esteemed colleagues and delegates, It is democracy that endows our governments with legitimacy and it is democracy that enables to have secure regions and safe neighbors. It is Armenia’s democratic credentials, our government’s and parliament’s credibility and legitimacy, an...

17.10.2019
RA NA Two Standing Committees Convene Joint Sittings
On October 17, a joint sitting of the RA NA Standing Committee on Financial-Credit and Budgetary Affairs and the RA NA Standing Committee on Territorial Administration, Local Self-Government, Agriculture and Environment moderated by Mane Tandilyan and Varazdat Karapetyan was held.The representative ...

17.10.2019
Work Order of Working Group on Tourism Adjunct to the NA Standing Committee on Economic Affairs Approved
On October 17, the Working Group on Tourism adjunct to the RA NA Standing Committee on Economic Affairs moderated by Hripsime Grigoryan held its first sitting. The NA deputy presented the work order of the Group, the process of work organization and the rights of the Group member. As Hripsime Grigor...

17.10.2019
At Extraordinary Sitting of NA Standing Committee on Economic Affairs
On October 17, an extraordinary sitting of the RA NA Standing Committee moderated by Babken Tunyan was held.Babken Tunyan has informed that the package of bills on Making Addenda to the law on State Support of the Investment Programme Implementation and on the Government Structure and Activity autho...

17.10.2019
Bills on Military Service and Road Traffic Debated
On October 17, the RA NA Standing Committee on Defense and Security moderated by Andranik Kocharyan debated the draft law on Making Addendum to the RA Law authored by the RA NA Bright Armenia was debated at the sitting.The NA deputies Gevorg Gorgisyan and Aren Mkrtchyan expressed viewpoints on the d...

17.10.2019
Parliamentary Hearings to Be Held
On October 18 at 10am, in the RA NA Session Hall on the initiative of the President of the RA National Assembly parliamentary hearings under the theme “Constitutional Law on Parties, Existing Problems and the Framework of Amendments” will be held. The main goal of the hearings to present the problem...

16.10.2019
Draft Law on Heruni National Cosmic Centre Discussed
On October 16, on the initiative of the RA NA deputy Anna Kostanyan a discussion over the draft law on Heruni National Cosmic Centre was held.Anna Kostanyan has informed that the goal of the discussion is to raise the existing problems and try to find more effective solutions.The Professor of the Ar...

16.10.2019
Working Discussion on Problems of Irrigation Water Supply in a Number of Communities of Gegharkunik Marz
During working discussion organized on October 16 moderated by Varazdat Karapetyan the RA NA Standing Committee on Territorial Administration, Local Self-Government, Agriculture and Environment touched upon problems related to the operation of the waste water cleaning station and irrigation water su...

16.10.2019
Lena Nazaryan Receives Members of California State Assembly and Los Angeles City Council
On October 16, the RA NA Vice President Lena Nazaryan met with the Member of California State Assembly Adrin Nazarian and the Member of Los Angeles City Council Paul Krekorian. The interlocutors discussed issues of bilateral interest.Lena Nazaryan has informed that My Step Faction is engaged with th...

15.10.2019
A Number of Issues on Armenian-Canadian Cooperation Discussed
On October 15, the Head of the RA NA Armenia-Canada Friendship Group Arman Yeghoyan and the Group members met with the members of the state parliaments of Ontario and Quebec and Toronto and Montreal City Councils. The member of the ARF Hai Dat/Armenian Cause Central Office Arshak Mesrobian, the Chai...

15.10.2019
At Sitting of RA NA Standing Committee on Economic Affairs
At October 15 regular sitting, the RA NA Standing Committee on Economic Affairs moderated by Babken Tunyan in the first reading debated and endorsed the legislative package on Making Amendments and Addenda to the Code on the RA Bowels authored by the Government.The RA Deputy Minister of Territorial ...

15.10.2019
Legislative Initiatives on Legal Regime of Military Situation and Working Legislation Debated
On October 15, the RA NA Standing Committee on Health Care and Social Affairs moderated by Narek Zeynalyan debated in the first reading the draft law on Making Addendum to the RA Labor Code. During the debates the MP Gevorg Papoyan touched upon the voiced concerns.Afterwards the Committee debated th...

15.10.2019
Certificate on Procedure of State Budget Execution for First Half-Year of 2019
On October 15, the RA NA Standing Committee on Financial-Credit and Budgetary Affairs moderated by Mane Tandilyan the certificate on the procedure of the state budget execution for the first half-year of 2019.According to the key speaker the RA Minister of Finance Atom Janjughazyan, the presented in...

15.10.2019
Statement by the President of the RA National Assembly Ararat Mirzoyan at the 141st Inter-Parliamentary Union Assembly
“Distinguished Madame President,Fellow parliamentarians,Ladies and gentlemen,I wish to start my statement by thanking our host, the Parliament of the Republic of Serbia for the excellent organization of the Assembly and warm reception.The title of the current general debate speaks for itself: “Stren...

14.10.2019
Draft Laws on Lake Sevan Ecosystem and Local Self-Government Debated
At October 14 sitting moderated by Varazdat Karapetyan the RA NA Standing Committee on Territorial Administration, Local Self-Government, Agriculture and Environment in the first reading debated the bill On Making Addendum to the Law on Approving the Annual and Complex Programmes of Lake Sevan Ecosy...

14.10.2019
Development of Cooperation between Parliaments of Armenia and Belgium Highlighted
On October 14, the Head of the RA NA Armenia-Belgium Friendship Group Shirak Torosyan, the Group members Hovhannes Igityan, Tsovinar Vardanyan, Tatevik Hayrapetyan, Koryun Mkrtchyan, Anna Kostanyan and Sos Avetisyan met with the members of the parliamentary delegation of the Kingdom of Belgium.Welco...

14.10.2019
Vahe Enfiajyan Meets with Ivan Novitsky
On October 14, the RA NA Vice President Vahe Enfiajyan met with the deputy of five convocations of the State Duma of the Russian Federation, the political-public figure Ivan Novitsky.Welcoming the guest in the parliament, Vahe Enfiajyan underlined the two peoples’ centuries-old relationship, thanked...

13.10.2019
Ararat Mirzoyan Meets with Speaker of Serbian Parliament in Belgrade
On October 12, the Speaker of the RA National Assembly Ararat Mirzoyan met with the Speaker of the Serbian Parliament Maja Gojkovic within the framework of the 141st Session of the Inter-Parliamentary Union being held in Belgrade . Welcoming the delegation led by Ararat Mirzoyan, Maja Gojkovic ...

11.10.2019
Problems of Armenian-Canadian Economic Cooperation Discussed
On October 11, the Head of the RA NA Armenia-Canada Friendship Group Arman Yeghoyan and the Group members met with the Canadian-Armenian businessmen, who are in our country in the framework of Armenia-Diaspora Cooperation Forum.Arman Yeghoyan highlighted the development of the Armenian-Canadian econ...

11.10.2019
Lena Nazaryan: Women’s Quota in the Electoral Code Should Reach to 40%
On October 11, Media Advisory Discussion on Women’s Participation in Political Life on the initiative of the Electoral Reform Working Group was held, where the RA NA Vice President Lena Nazaryan, the NA deputies, the USAID/ Armenia Mission Director Deborah Grieser, the representatives of the NGOs an...

11.10.2019
Working Discussion on Expediency of Teaching Subject of Chess
On October 11, the RA NA Standing Committee on Science, Education, Culture, Diaspora, Youth and Sport moderated by Mkhitar Hayrapetyan held a working discussion on the issue of expedience of compulsory teaching subject of chess at general schools. The NA deputies, the RA Minister of Education, Scien...

11.10.2019
Memorandum of Understanding on Support of Parliamentary Expertise Analytical Center Signed
On October 11, the RA NA Chief of Staff-Secretary General Tigran Galstyan and the USAID/ Armenia Mission Director Deborah Grieser signed a Memorandum of Understanding on Support of Parliamentary Expertise Analytical Center. Let us note that by the Memorandum the USAID will supply modern equipment fo...

11.10.2019
First Sitting of Armenian-Dutch Friendship Framework Held in The Hague
On October 11, within the scope of the official visit of the delegation led by the President of the RA National Assembly to the Kingdom of the Netherlands the first sitting of Armenia-Netherlands Friendship Framework was held in The Hague. The Co-Chairs of the Friendship Framework are the RA NA Vice...

11.10.2019
Delegation Led by Ararat Mirzoyan Hosted at the Embassy of Armenia to the Netherlands
In the evening of October 10, the delegation led by the President of the RA National Assembly Ararat Mirzoyan took part in the reception organized by the Embassy of Armenia to the Netherlands on the RA Independence Day. Sergey and Lusine Khachatryans’ concert dedicated to the 150th anniversary of Ko...

10.10.2019
Issues on Development of Armenian-Portuguese Relations Discussed
On October 10, the Head of the RA NA Armenia-Portugal Friendship Group Arsen Julfalakyan met with the Head of the Financial Division of Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation Vahe Mkhitarian and the Foundation members.The guests are in our country within the framework of the initiative Days of Portugal in A...

10.10.2019
Works of OSCE Autumn Session Summed Up
At October 10 conference, the Head of the RA NA delegation to OSCE Parliamentary Assembly Hayk Konjoryan presented details about the works of the OSCE PA Autumn Meeting held in the city of Marrakech, Morocco on October 4-6.As the speaker assured, it was for the first time the works of the Assembly w...

10.10.2019
Meetings of Delegation Led by Ararat Mirzoyan in the Netherlands
On October 10, within the framework of the official visit of the delegation led by the RA NA President to the Kingdom of the Netherlands, Ararat Mirzoyan had a tête-à-tête talk with the President of the Senate Jan Anthonie Bruijn. During the meeting the Speaker of the Armenian Parliament presented t...

10.10.2019
Discussion on Women’s Participation in Political Life to Be Held
Media Advisory Discussion on Women’s Participation in Political Life will be held at Opera Suite Hotel – Mozart Hall on 11 October 2019 (from 10. am to 1.00 pm). Members of Parliament, and in particular female MPs, political party and civil society representatives will gather this Friday at Opera Su...

10.10.2019
Delegation Led by Ararat Mirzoyan is in The Hague
On October 9, the official visit of the delegation led by the President of the National Assembly of the Republic of Armenia to the Kingdom of the Netherlands began at the invitation of the President of the Senate Jan Anthonie Bruijn. ...

10.10.2019
Delegation Led by RA NA President is To Take Part in Works of 141st Assembly of Inter-Parliamentary Union
On 13-17 October 2019, the 141st Assembly of the Inter-Parliamentary Union will take place in Belgrade (Republic of Serbia), and the delegation led by the RA NA President Ararat Mirzoyan will take part in its works.The Head of the RA NA My Step Faction Lilit Makunts, the Committee Chair of the RA NA...

09.10.2019
NA Deputy Viktor Yengibaryan Meets with YSU Students
On October 9, the deputy of the RA NA My Step Faction Viktor Yengibaryan met with the students and lecturers of Political Science Department of the Faculty of International Relations of Yerevan State University. The Director of AGBU Europe Nicolas Tavitian attended the meeting. The NA deputy present...

09.10.2019
Visit of Delegation Led by RA NA President to Amsterdam
On 9-12 October 2019, the delegation led by the RA NA President Ararat Mirzoyan will be in Amsterdam (the Kingdom of the Netherlands) on a working visit.The RA NA Vice President Alen Simonyan (on October 9-11 including), the Chair of the RA NA Standing Committee on Economic Affairs Babken Tunyan (on...

09.10.2019
Item of Candidacy of RA Audit Chamber Member Debated
On October 9, at the extraordinary sitting of the RA NA Financial-Credit and Budgetary Affairs moderated by Mane Tandilyan the item of the candidacy of the RA Audit Chamber Member was debated.The Committee Chair has noted that in December the term of the Office for the RA Audit Chamber Member Ara Nr...

09.10.2019
Items on Financial Control and Punitive Measures of the Parties Discussed
On October 9, the regular meeting of the Electoral Reform Working Group was held in the National Assembly, where the RA NA Vice President Lena Nazaryan, the NA deputies, the CEC Chairman Tigran Mukuchyan, the Chairman of the Ethics Commission of High-Ranking Offiicals Armen Khudaverdyan, representat...

08.10.2019
Vahe Enfiajyan Meets with Organizational Committee of Intellect of the Year Inter-Higher Educational Institution Contest Festival
On October 8, the RA NA Deputy Speaker Vahe Enfiajyan met with the Organizational Committee of Intellect of the Year Inter-Higher Educational Institution Competition Festival.During the meeting the parties discussed a number of key issues concerning the procedure of the festival works, the multilate...

08.10.2019
Works of PACE Autumn Session Summed Up
At October 8 press conference, the Head of the RA NA Delegation to PACE Ruben Rubinyan, the members of the delegation Naira Zohrabyan, Tatevik Hayrapetyan, Vladimir Vardanyan, Hovhannes Igityan and Mikayel Melkumyan presented details about the works of the Autumn Session of the Assembly held in Stra...

08.10.2019
RA NA President Ararat Mirzoyan Takes Part in Echmiadzin Day Celebrations
The RA NA President Ararat Mirzoyan visited Echmiadzin and took part in the festive events dedicated to the 2704th anniversary of the city founding.The Head of the parliament took a tour at the pavilions presenting the works of those attending the educational and public organizations of Echmiadzin a...

08.10.2019
Situation Created on Meghri FEZ Debated
On October 8, the regular sitting of the RA NA Standing Committee on Regional and Eurasian Integration moderated by Mikayel Melkumyan was held, where the situation created over Meghri Free Economic Zone (FEZ).According to the Committee Chair, the motivation of the debate has been the visiting sittin...

08.10.2019
At Extraordinary Sitting of RA NA Standing Committee on Protection of Human Rights and Public Affairs
On October 8, at the extraordinary sitting of the RA NA Standing Committee on Protection of Human Rights and Public Affairs moderated by Naira Zohrabyan the item of the nomination and election of the Member of the Council on Women's Issues in the RA by the Committee was debated.According to the NA d...

08.10.2019
A Number of Draft Laws on Legal Sphere Debated
At October 8 extraordinary sitting moderated Vladimir Vardanyan, the RA NA Standing Committee on State and Legal Affairs in the first reading debated the draft law on Making Addendum to the RA Criminal Procedure Code authored by the Government.The RA Deputy Minister of Justice Anna Vardapetyan and t...

08.10.2019
Ararat Mirzoyan Has a Farewell Meeting with Ambassador of Iran Completing His Diplomatic Mission in Armenia
On October 8, the President of the RA National Assembly Ararat Mirzoyan received the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Islamic Republic of Iran to Armenia Seyyed Kazem Sajjad, who is completing his diplomatic mission in the Republic of Armenia.Ararat Mirzoyan thanked the Ambassador...

07.10.2019
Issues on Armenian-American Inter-Parliamentary Relations Discussed
On October 7, the Head of the RA NA Armenia-USA Friendship Group met with the Members of the U.S. House of Representatives Jackie Kanchelian-Speier and Judy Chu.Welcoming the guests Lilit Makunts has noted that the U.S. is one of the important partners of Armenia. According to the Head RA NA Armenia...

07.10.2019
Meeting at NA Bright Armenia Faction
On October 7, the Head of the RA NA Bright Armenia Faction Edmon Marukyan had a working meeting with the delegation led by the Head of the German Group of the Liberal International Carsten Klein.The parties discussed the perspectives of the cooperation development with the organization.At the meetin...

07.10.2019
Ararat Mirzoyan Receives Members of the U.S. House of Representatives Jackie Kanchelian-Speier and Judy Chu
The President of the National Assembly Ararat Mirzoyan received the Members of the U. S. House of Representatives Jackie Kanchelian-Speier and Judy Chu.Ararat Mirzoyan thanked the Congress Members for accepting his invitation to visit Armenia and Artsakh. The NA President has noted that after the Ve...

07.10.2019
Parliamentary Hearings on the Theme “The Problems of Violation of the Right to Property as a Consequence of Exclusive Eminent Domain with the Programme ‘Northern Avenue-Cascade’ by the State
On October 7, on the initiative of the President of the RA National Assembly Ararat Mirzoyan the fact-finding parliamentary hearings were held on the theme “The Problems of Violation of the Right to Property as a Consequence of Exclusive Eminent Domain with the Programme ‘Northern Avenue-Cascade’ by...

07.10.2019
Meeting in Bright Armenia Faction
On October 7, on the initiative of the Bright Armenia Faction of the RA National Assembly a meeting with the Chairman of the State Revenue Committee Davit Ananyan took place.During the meeting issues concerning the use framework of the Law on Making Amendments and Addenda to the RA Tax Code (K-285) ...

07.10.2019
Hayk Konjoryan’s Answer to Delegation of Azerbaijan at PACE PA
On October 4-6, the delegation of the RA National Assembly took part in the Autumn Meeting of the OSCE Parliamentary Assembly in Marrakech. Answering to the delegation of Azerbaijan the Head of the delegation Hayk Konjoryan noted: “You have not enough courage to sincerely speak with your people and ...

04.10.2019
Issues on Armenian-American Cooperation Discussed
On October 3, the Head of the RA NA Armenia-U.S. Friendship Group Lilit Makunts, the Group members Gayane Abrahamyan, Hamazasp Danielyan, Babken Tunyan, Heriknaz Tigranyan, Taron Simonyan, Hovhannes Hovhannisyan and Sargis Khandanyan met with the Member of the U.S. House of Representatives, the Co-C...

04.10.2019
Speech by NA Deputy Naira Zohabyan at PACE
“Dear Colleagues, on the eve a very important event took place in our Assembly: the Ombudsman of Artsakh also attended the discussion 'In Europe Grey Zones: The Forgotten People's Cases.' The Institute of Human Rights is one of the established institutes of Artsakh, and it's already more than ten ye...

04.10.2019
Parliament Makes Decision of Applying to CC on Suspending Hrayr Tovmasyan’s Authorities with 98 for and 1 against Votes
On October 4, the National Assembly continued the work of the regular sittings and adopted by voting the items debated on the previous day.Afterwards the Chair of the NA Accounting Committee Vahagn Hovakimyan, summing up the results of the voting informed that 101 deputies took part in the voting of...

04.10.2019
Speaker of the Seimas of Lithuania Pays Tribute at Tsitsernakaberd Memorial Complex
On October 4, the Speaker of the Seimas of Lithuania Viktoras Pranckietis and the members of delegation accompanied by the RA NA Deputy Speaker Lena Nazaryan visited Tsitsernakaberd 1915 Armenian Genocide Memorial Complex.On behalf of the Seimas Viktoras Pranckietis laid a wreath at the monument per...

04.10.2019
Speech by RA NA Deputy Naira Zohrabyan at PACE Autumn Session
“Dear Colleagues, today I am going to speak about the elections of the local self-government bodies held in Artsakh Republic on September 8. Why? Because the elections held in Artsakh were unique with their legality and democracy. On September 8, elections of local self-government bodies were held i...

04.10.2019
Parliamentary Hearings to Be Held
On October 7 at 10:00 a.m., at the RA NA Session Hall on the initiative of the President of the RA National Assembly Ararat Mirzoyan fact-finding parliamentary hearings on the theme “The Problems Violation of the Right to Property as a Consequence of Exclusive Eminent Domain with the Programme ‘Nort...

03.10.2019
Cooperation Programmes with European Union Presented
On October 3, the Chair of the RA NA Standing Committee on European Integration Arman Yeghoyan and the NA deputies met with the delegation led by Vasilis Maragos, the Head of the Unit responsible for Armenia at the European Commission's Directorate General for Neighbourhood and Enlargement Negotiati...

03.10.2019
President of RA National Assembly Receives the Member of the U.S. House of Representatives Frank Pallone
On October 3, the President of the RA National Assembly Ararat Mirzoyan received the Member of the U.S. House of Representatives, the Co-Chair of the Congressional Caucus on Armenian Issues Frank Pallone.Welcoming the Congressman Ararat Mirzoyan thanked him for accepting his invitation to again visi...

03.10.2019
Ararat Mirzoyan Receives Speaker of the Seimas of the Republic of Lithuania Viktoras Pranckietis
On October 3, the Speaker of the RA National Assembly Ararat Mirzoyan received the Speaker of the Seimas of the Republic of Lithuania Viktoras Pranckietis. The Heads of the two countries’ parliaments had a tête-à-tête talk and discussed a number of discussions of cooperation.Welcoming Viktoras Pranc...

03.10.2019
Speech by the RA NA Deputy Tatevik Hayrapetyan in PACE
“Dear Chairperson, Ladies and Gentlemen, First of all, let me thank the reporter for the report! Terrorism is one of the most significant threats to peace, security and stability, as well as to the enjoyment of human rights and social and economic development. Unfortunately, nowadays we witness more...

02.10.2019
National Assembly Continues Work of Regular Sittings
On October 2, the parliament continued the work of the regular sittings, by voting passing the legislative initiatives debated on the previous day.Afterwards the bill on Making Addenda to the RA Law on Lotteries authored the MPs Alen Simonyan, Sipan Pashinyan and Naira Zohrabyan was debated in the s...

02.10.2019
Schoolchildren and Pedagogues Get Acquainted with Parliamentary Everyday Life
On October 2, the pupils and pedagogues of Pokrik Ishkhan (Little Prince) Educational Complex visited the parliament. They observed the works of the NA regular sittings, took a tour in the building and got acquainted with the parliamentary happenings. The MP Vagharshak Hakobyan held the Open Lesson....

02.10.2019
Speech by the RA NA Deputy Tatevik Hayrapetyan in PACE
“Dear chairperson, ladies and gentlemen, We all know that Ombudsman's office plays a huge and crucial role not only in defending and guaranteeing the protection of human rights but also in breaking stereotypes and changing the mindset within the society. Armenian Ombudsman's Office, which has the hi...

01.10.2019
A Number of Issues Concerning Iraqi Yezidis Discussed
On October 1, the members of the RA NA Armenia-Iraq Friendship Group on the initiative of the Group Member Rustam Bakoyan met with the delegation led by an MP of Yezidi origin of the Iraqi Parliament Saib Khidir. Welcoming the visit of the delegation to the National Assembly the Head of the Friendsh...

01.10.2019
Issues on Development of Armenian-Lithuanian Friendly Relations Discussed
On October 1, the Head of the RA NA Armenia-Latvia, Lithuania, Estonia Friendship Group Anush Begloian, the members of the Group Nora Arustamyan, Hayk Konjoryan and Arkady Khachatryan met with the newly appointed Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Lithuania to Armenia In...

01.10.2019
Parliament Begins Work of Regular Sittings
On October 1, the RA National Assembly began the work of the regular sittings.The MPs debated and approved the draft agenda of the regular sittings.The draft law on Amending the RA Law on State Property Privatisation Programme for 2017-2020 was debated in the first reading, which presented the Chair...

01.10.2019
Open Lesson in National Assembly
On October 1, within the framework of the RA NA Open Lesson the pupils of Yerevan Special Educational Complex for Children with Hearing Disorders. The guests went to the NA Museum, took a tour in the parliament building, got acquainted with the parliamentary everyday life and observed the work of th...

01.10.2019
RA NA Delegation to PACE Organizes Unprecedented Event with Participation of Human Rights Defender of Artsakh
On September 30, during the Autumn Session of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) the Armenian delegation initiated an unprecedented event entitled If the Human Rights are Universal: Forgotten People of ‘Grey Zones.’The main speakers were the Human Rights Defender of Artsakh A...

01.10.2019
Vahe Enfiajyan Speaks about Close Borders by Armenia, Azerbaijan and Turkey
On October 1, the RA NA Vice President, the member of the BSEC Parliamentary Assembly delegation Vahe Enfiajyan summed up the works of the 54th Legal and Political Affairs Committee Meeting held in the city of Sochi, the Russian Federation on September 25-26. According to Vahe Enfiajyan, during the ...

01.10.2019
MP Tatevik Hayrapetyan’s Speech at PACE: The Sport is One of Those Special Areas Where Discrimination Has No Place
“Dear Madam Chair, Ladies and Gentlemen, I would like to bring to your attention to two very important topics which are core values of the Council of Europe. First, the issue of minority and human rights. As you might already have heard a well known Talish activist Fahraddin Aboszoda who is imprison...

30.09.2019
Sitting of RA NA Council Held
On September 30, the sitting of the RA NA 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 October 1 were debated and approved. Th...

30.09.2019
RA NA President Ararat Mirzoyan Receives Delegation Headed by Prime Minister of Singapore Lee Hsien Loong
On September 30, the President of the RA National Assembly Ararat Mirzoyan received the delegation headed by the Prime Minister of Singapore Lee Hsien Loong who had arrived in Armenia on an official visit.Ararat Mirzoyan has noted that there is a great interest in Armenia towards Singapore and as in...

30.09.2019
At Sitting of RA NA Standing Committee
On September 30, the RA NA Standing Committee on Defense and Security moderated by Andranik Kocharyan at the sitting debated in the second reading and endorsed the draft law on Amending the RA Law on Compensation of the Damages Caused to the Servicemen’s Life and Health during the Defense of the Rep...

30.09.2019
Visit of Delegation Led by Lena Nazaryan to Georgia Ends
On September 27, the RA parliamentarians visited N 103 School within the framework of the visit of the delegation led by the RA Vice President of the National Assembly, the Head of the RA NA Armenia-Georgia Friendship Group Lena Nazaryan.The Armenian parliamentarians accompanied by the Deputy Minist...

27.09.2019
Mkhitar Hayrapetyan: The Weakening of Mekhitarist Congregation is Inadmissible
On September 27, the Chair of the NA Standing Committee on Science, Education, Culture, Diaspora, Youth and Sport Mkhitar Hayrapetyan and the NA President’s Adviser David Karapetyan received the Papal Legate for the Mekhitarist Congregation of Venice, Primate of the Armenian Catholic Diocese in Turk...

27.09.2019
Issues on Youth Policy Debated
On September 27, the deputy of the RA NA My Step Faction Viktor Yengibaryan met with a group of young people from Armavir Marz and the representatives of the NGOs. Issues of the educational, cultural spheres, as well as the youth policy being pursued by the state were discussed.Highlighting suc...

27.09.2019
Legislative Initiatives on Tax and Property Privatization Debated
At September 27 sitting moderated by Babken Tunyan, the RA NA Standing Committee on Economic Affairs debated the draft law on Making Amendments and Addenda to the RA Tax Code authored by the NA deputies Artak Manukyan, Varazdat Karapetyan, Babken Tunyan.According to Artak Manukyan, the goal of the b...

27.09.2019
Issues on Sphere of Physics Debated
On September 27, on the initiative of the RA NA Standing Committee on Science, Education, Culture, Diaspora, Youth and Sport a working discussion in extended format on the theme The Problems of Development in the Sphere of Physics and the Perspectives of the Effective Use of the Scientific Results.T...

27.09.2019
Issues on Creation, Registration, Suspension and Banning of Parties Debated
On September 27, on the initiative of the Working Group on Electoral Reforms in the National Assembly issues on the creation, registration, suspension and banning of parties were debated, where the RA NA deputies, the Chairman of the Central Electoral Commission (CEC) Tigran Mukuchyan, the represent...

27.09.2019
Ruben Rubinyan Meets with Ambassador of Lithuania to RA
On September 27, the Chair of the RA NA Standing Committee on Foreign Relations Ruben Rubinyan met with the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Lithuania to Armenia Inga Stanytė-Toločkienė.Welcoming the guest in the parliament Ruben Rubinyan highlighted the...

27.09.2019
Armenia Elected Presiding Country of Partnership of Secretaries General of Parliaments of Eastern Partnership Countries
On September 27, in the RA National Assembly the Fourth Meeting of the Secretaries General of Parliamentary Administrations of the Eastern Partnership Countries was held, where the Secretaries General of Parliaments of Armenia, Georgia, Moldova, representatives from the Staffs and the Deutsche Gesel...

27.09.2019
Meetings of Delegation Led by Lena Nazaryan in Georgia Continue
On September 26, within the framework of the visit to Georgia the delegation led by the RA Vice President of the National Assembly Lena Nazaryan met with the Director at Enterprise Georgia of the Ministry of Economy and Sustainable Development of Georgia Mikheil Khidureli. The latter presented ...

27.09.2019
RA NA President Receives Ambassador of Lithuania to RA Inga Stanytė-Toločkienė
On September 27, the President of the RA National Assembly Ararat Mirzoyan received the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Lithuania to Armenia Inga Stanytė-Toločkienė.Congratulating the Ambassador on the occasion of her appointment, Ararat Mirzoyan has hi...

27.09.2019
Ararat Mirzoyan Receives Parliamentarians of Australia
On September 26, the President of the RA National Assembly Ararat Mirzoyan received the Members of Federal and State Parliaments of Australia John Alexander, Hugh McDermott and Trent Zimmerman.The visit of the delegation was organized by the Armenian National Committee of Australia. This is the firs...

26.09.2019
Meetings of Delegation Led by Lena Nazaryan in Georgia
On September 24-27, the delegation led by the RA Vice President of the National Assembly, the Head of the RA NA Armenia-Georgia Friendship Group Lena Nazaryan is in Georgia at the invitation of the Deputy Speaker of the Georgian Parliament, the Head of Georgia-Armenia Parliamentary Friendship Group ...

26.09.2019
NA Speaker’s Statement on Creating Investigative Committee
Under Paragraph 1 of Article 20 of the RA Constitutional Law the Rules of Procedure of the National Assembly by the demand of at least one-fourth of the deputies’ total number an Investigative Committee of the National Assembly was created by the force of law to study the legality, substantiation an...

26.09.2019
Ararat Mirzoyan Takes Part in Solemn Session of YSU Academic Council
On September 26, within the framework of the events dedicated to the 100th anniversary of Yerevan State University (YSU) foundation the President of the RA National Assembly Ararat Mirzoyan took part in the Solemn Session of the Alma Mater Academic Council. The Head of the Parliament delivered a spe...

25.09.2019
Bills on Legal Sphere Debated
At September 24 sitting moderated by the Chair of the RA NA Standing Committee on State and Legal Affairs Vladimir Vardanyan, the Committee debated the NA draft decision on Applying to the Constitutional Court on Suspending the Authorities of the Judge (member) of the Constitutional Court (CC) Hrayr...

25.09.2019
Issues on Development of Industrial Fishery and Alternative Fuels
On September 25, during the meeting the RA NA Standing Committee on Territorial Administration, Local Self-Government, Agriculture and Environment touched upon the problems of the industrial fishery in Lake Sevan and the issues on alternative fuel in the forest zone villages.The RA Deputy Minister o...

25.09.2019
At Committee Sitting
At September 25 sitting of the RA NA Standing Committee on Science, Education, Culture, Diaspora, Youth and Sport, under the Paragraph 3 of the Article 71 of the Constitutional Law the Rules of Procedure of the National Assembly a decision was made to postpone the debate of the draft law on Making A...

25.09.2019
Results of the International Parliamentary Seminar on Media Freedom Presented
At September 25 press conference, the member of the RA NA My Step Faction Gayane Abrahamyan and the member of the Bright Armenia Faction Anna Kostanyan presented details on their participation in the International Parliamentary Seminar on Media Freedom in London on September 9-11 and the participati...

25.09.2019
Vahe Enfiajyan Delivers a Speech at the 54th Legal and Political Affairs Committee Meeting
The RA NA Vice President Vahe Enfiajyan delivered a speech at the 54th Legal and Political Affairs Committee Meeting going on in the city of Sochi, Russia. The NA Vice President has noted that this Committee is the one boosting main political impetuses to the Assembly. In his speech Vahe Enfiajyan t...

24.09.2019
Delegation of Australian Parliament Visits National Assembly
On September 24, the members of the RA NA My Step Faction Anush Begloian, Sos Avetisyan, Sargis Khandanyan and the representatives of the RA NA Bright Armenia Faction Gevorg Gorgisyan, Harutyun Babayan and Armen Yeghiazaryan met with the delegation of the Australian Parliament with the MPs Trent Zim...

24.09.2019
Committee Endorses Legislative Package on Accounting
On September 24, at the sitting of the RA NA Standing Committee on Financial-Credit and Budgetary Affairs moderated by Mane Tandilyan an endorsement was given to the package of the legislative draft laws on Accounting authored by the Government.According to Mane Tandilyan, the package of the bills w...

24.09.2019
CEC Chairpersons of Armenia and Georgia Visit Parliament
On September 24, on the invitation of the RA NA My Step Faction Hamazasp Danielyan the Chairman of the RA Central Electoral Commission (CEC) and the delegation led by the Chairperson of the CEC of the Republic of Georgia Tamar Zhvania.Welcoming the guests in the National Assembly the MP underlined t...

24.09.2019
Working Discussion with Participation of Stakeholders
On September 24, at the RA NA Standing Committee on Regional and Eurasian Integration at Mikayel Melkumyan’s initiative the procedures of the car import from January 1 were discussed again. The Committee members, representatives of the State Revenue Committee, the Ministry of Finance, as well a...

24.09.2019
Reforms Being Designed in the Cinema Sphere Highlighted
On September 24, a meeting with the Director of Kosovo Film Centre, Producer, Expert on the Elaboration of the Draft Law Arben Zharku was held on the initiative of the members of the RA NA Standing Committee on Science, Education, Culture, Diaspora, Youth and Sport Harutyun Babayan, Anna Kostan...

24.09.2019
Ararat Mirzoyan Meets with President of Federal Council of Austria Karl Bader
On September 24, within the framework of the Fourth Meeting of Speakers of the Eurasian Countries' Parliaments (MSEAP) the President of the National Assembly of Armenia met with the President of Federal Council of Austria Karl Bader.Expressing satisfaction over the warm and functional ties formed be...

24.09.2019
Speech by the RA NA Speaker Ararat Mirzoyan in the Fourth Meeting of Speakers of the Eurasian Countries\' Parliaments
Dear Mr Volodin, Dear Mr Moon Hee-sang, Dear Mr Nigmatulin, Dear Colleagues, Ladies and Gentlemen, it is a great honour to take part in the Fourth Meeting of Speakers of the Eurasian Countries' Parliaments. First of all, I would like to thank the heads of the parliaments of Russia and Korea for init...

24.09.2019
Ararat Mirzoyan Meets with OSCE PA President George Tsereteli
Within the framework of the Fourth Meeting of Speakers of the Eurasian Countries' Parliaments (MSEAP) the Speaker of the National Assembly of Armenia Ararat Mirzoyan met with the President of the OSCE Parliamentary Assembly (PA) George Tsereteli.George Tsereteli highly assessed the active participat...

23.09.2019
RA NA Speaker Visits the House of Friendship of the People’s Assembly of Kazakhstan
On September 23, within the framework of the Fourth Meeting of Speakers of the Eurasian Countries' Parliaments (MSEAP) the Speaker of the National Assembly of the Republic of Armenia Ararat Mirzoyan visited the House of Friendship of the People’s Assembly of Kazakhstan, where he got acquainted with ...

23.09.2019
RA NA Speaker Ararat Mirzoyan Meets with Speaker of Parliament of Republic of Moldova Zinaida Greceanîi
On September 23, within the framework of the Fourth Meeting of Speakers of the Eurasian Countries' Parliaments (MSEAP) the meeting of the Speaker of the RA National Assembly Ararat Mirzoyan with the Speaker of the Parliament of the Republic of Moldova Zinaida Greceanîi was held in the Capital o...

23.09.2019
Works of PABSEC Committee on Economic, Commercial, Technological and Environment Affairs Summed Up
On September 23, at the press conference the members of RA NA Delegation to PABSEC - the RA NA Vice President Vahe Enfiajyan and the deputy Artak Manukyan presented details on the 53rd Meeting of the PABSEC Committee on Economic, Commercial, Technological and Environment Affairs held in the city of ...

23.09.2019
Expansion of Labor Inspection Body Activity and Development of Professional Capabilities Highlighted
On September 23, the Deputy Chair of the RA NA Standing Committee on Health Care and Social Affairs Heriknaz Tigranyan met with the Foreign Affairs Officer of the U.S. Department Office on Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor Sarah Epstein, the Officer on Political Affairs of the U.S. Embassy...

23.09.2019
Item of Having a Law on Functioning Trade Unions in Armenia Highlighted
On September 23, the Chair of the RA NA Standing Committee on Protection of Human Rights and Public Affairs met with the officials of the California Office of the American SEIU organization. The organization is engaged with the problems of the protection of the workers’ interests. During the meeting...

23.09.2019
Representatives of Committee Present Details about Joint Sitting Works
On September 23, during the press conference the Chair of the RA NA Standing Committee on Regional and Eurasian Integration Mikayel Melkumyan, the Deputy Chair of the Standing Committee Armen Pambukhchyan, the Committee members Edvard Andreasyan, Vahe Hovhannisyan, Aleksey Sandikov, Alexander Avetis...

23.09.2019
RA National Assembly Passes RA Draft Law on Making Amendments and Addenda to RA Tax Code
On September 23, the RA National Assembly debated in the second reading and completely the RA draft law on Making Amendments and Addenda to the RA Tax Code authored by the Government. The RA Deputy Chairman of the State Revenue Committee Artur Manukyan informed that during the period from the first ...

23.09.2019
Endorsement Given to Draft Law on Making Amendments and Addenda to RA Tax Code
At September 23 extraordinary sitting of the RA NA Standing Committee on Economic Affairs presided over by the Committee Deputy Chair Hovik Aghazaryan the draft law on Making Amendments and Addenda to the RA Tax Code authored by the Government was debated in the second reading and endorsed.The key s...





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