Armenia will be involved in the work on the development of a new code of the Customs Union that it is going to join by the end of this year. This was confirmed during Thursday’s meeting in Yerevan between Prime Minister Tigran Sargsyan and Minister for Customs Cooperation at the Eurasian Economic Commission Vladimir Goshin.
A delegation led by Frank Boland, Director of Force Planning at the NATO International Staff’s Defense Policy and Planning Division, has been on a visit to Armenia as part of the Planning and Review Process (PARP) and Armenian-NATO Individual Partnership Action Plan (IPAP). The goal of the visit is to agree on a new package of partnership aims in Armenia.
During its weekly meeting Thursday, the Government of Armenia cabinet discussed several issues, among them construction of multi-story dwellings for the residents of emergency buildings, increase of funds allotted for the translation of documents necessary to complete the roadmap for the Customs Union, the changes related to driver’s licenses and transport means registration certificates, numbering and registering livestock.
| 13.03.14 | 11:04
After the meeting between representatives of the Prosperous Armenia Party (PAP) and the Armenian National Congress (ANC) PAP representatives have rushed to remind again and again that they do not demand President Serzh Sargsyan’s resignation like the ANC does.
The National Assembly of Armenia on Wednesday voted 85 to 5, with 18 abstentions to ban commercials on Public Television.
| 12.03.14 | 11:46
The main subject for discussion at Tuesday’s meeting between representatives of the ‘alternative’ Prosperous Armenia Party and the opposition Armenian National Congress was the need for political consolidation in order to make changes in the country.
By a vote of 71 to 2, with 37 abstentions the Armenian National Assembly on Tuesday adopted, in the first reading, a bill on the Special Investigation Committee.
The Freedom of Information Center of Armenia (FOICA) is planning to establish an assessment index to evaluate the transparency and publicity level of the state administration and local government bodies.
| 11.03.14 | 10:52
Prosperous Armenia Party (PAP) leader Gagik Tsarukyan plans to hold consultations with the opposition Armenian National Congress (ANC) on a roadmap to forming a common political and economic agenda. This was announced by ANC parliamentary faction head Levon Zurabyan, who did not rule out that a meeting between ANC leader Levon Ter-Petrosyan and PAP leader Tsarukyan could also be held in the future.
| 10.03.14 | 14:50
Members of or candidates backed by the ruling Republican Party of Armenia (RPA) have mainly been elected or re-elected in a number of communities in Sunday polls in which the opposition had only limited participation.