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Poll results: Corruption in Armenia has reduced significantly 

 Saturday, February 22 2020 15:27
Poll results: Corruption in Armenia has reduced significantly 

ArmInfo. Over 49% of respondents in Armenia consider the country's judicial system to be the most corrupt institution. This is evidenced by the results of the poll  "Public Opinion of Households of Armenia on Corruption ", conducted  by Transparency International, with the assistance of USAID and CRRC  Armenia.


Lilit Makunts commented on possibility of applying to Venice  Commission in connection with amendments to Constitution

ArmInfo. The head of the parliamentary faction <My Step> Lilit Makunts commented on the situation on the eve of the constitutional referendum.

Motion for release of Armen Tavadyan under personal guarantee  rejected

ArmInfo.The prosecutor's office rejected the motion  for the release of the owner of TV5, Armen Tavadyan, under personal guarantee.

On fact of publication in press of information on criminal record of  Suren Papikyan a criminal case was opened 
Defence Minister of Armenia demands Military Police to strengthen  discipline in Armed Forces


Pashinyan: Artsakh and Azerbaijan can never exist within the common  political territory

ArmInfo.Perception and approaches of the authorities of Armenia and Artsakh regarding the settlement of Artsakh isssue are identical. This was stated by Prime  Minister Nikol Pashinyan on February 22, during his speech in  Stepanakert at the third meeting of the Security Council.

RA Prime Minister and NKR President partook at joint meeting of  Security Councils of two Armenian states 

ArmInfo. On 22 February Artsakh Republic President Bako Sahakyan together with Prime Minister of the Republic of Armenia Nikol Pashinyan partook at the joint meeting of the Security Councils of the two Armenian republics held in  Stepanakert, the press service of NKR President reports.  

Representatives of Artsakh Ombudsman`s office familiarized themselves  with reasons for detention of eight citizens during a rally in  Renaissance Square in Stepanakert
Pashinyan: The election of person who acts against the Armenian  authorities is unacceptable to residents of Artsakh


A decision is taken to merge the Center for Armenian Spiritual Music  and the Komitas Museum Institute

ArmInfo. On February 20, at session of the Government of the Republic of Armenia, a decision was taken to merge the Center for Armenian Spiritual Music SNCO and the  Komitas Museum Institute SNCO.

Famous actor and director Yervand Manaryan passed away

ArmInfo.Famous actor and movie maker Yervand Manaryan passed away in his 96th year of life. The appropriate condolences  on their pages on Facebook in particular  expressed RA Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan and Speaker of the  Armenian Parliament Ararat Mirzoyan. <Rest in peace, dear Master!>, -  noted Pashinyan.

Konstantin Orbelyan again returned to post of Director of Opera and  Ballet Theater
New models of education will be introduced in Armenia

RA Prime Minister expresses condolences to German Chancellor in  connection with tragic incident in Hanau town

ArmInfo. Prime Minister of Armenia Nikol Pashinyan sent a letter of condolences to Chancellor of the Federal Republic of Germany Angela Merkel in connection with the  tragic incident in Hanau town. This was reported by the press service  of the Prime Minister.  

MFA of Armenia urges Armenians living in Iran to contact Embassy amid  spreading coronavirus infection 

ArmInfo.The Armenian Embassy in Iran, taking into account the situation with coronavirus in Iran and the risk of the possible spread of infection, urges Armenians living in Iran to contact the Embassy of the Republic of Armenia.

MFA: The purpose of the visit of Miroslav Lajcak to Yerevan is to  establish a qualitatively new level of Armenian-Slovak relations
Miroslav Lajchak to visit  Yerevan


Ministry of Healthcare: Due to the coronavirus, control over Iranian  citizens arriving in Armenia strengthened

ArmInfo.Due to the coronavirus, control over Iranian citizens arriving in Armenia has  been strengthened.

Pashinyan: The development of sports has a strategic meaning for  Armenia

ArmInfo.The development of sports has a strategic meaning for Armenia. This was announced on February 21 by Prime Minister of the Republic of Armenia Nikol  Pashinyan at the awarding ceremony of the best athletes of 2019.

Ministry of Justice of RA will deal with issue of territories  misappropriated by former officials
RA Healthcare Ministry proposes to strengthen security measures on  Armenian-Iranian border due to discovery of coronavirus in Iran


European Union to provide Armenia with funds to solve problems of  Lake Sevan 

ArmInfo.The European Union will provide Armenia with funds to solve the problems of Lake Sevan. At the February 20 meeting, the RA government approved an agreement  with the EU for signing.

ARMENAL received a certificate of international environmental  management standard ISO 14001: 2015

ArmInfo. Yerevan foil rolling plant ARMENAL (part of RUSAL) is the first of industrial enterprises of Armenia that have successfully passed certification  for compliance with the international environmental management  standard ISO 14001: 2015.

ADB is ready to develop relations with Armenia in the field of  biodiversity conservation and ecotourism development
A platform for water accounting will be created in Armenia

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