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President signed decrees on dismissal of Arthur Baghdasaryan and  Aleksan Aleksanyan

 Wednesday, February 19 2020 15:59
President signed decrees on dismissal of Arthur Baghdasaryan and  Aleksan Aleksanyan

ArmInfo.  On February 19, Armenian President Armen Sarkissian signed decrees on the dismissal of two senior officials. This was reported by the press service of  the President.


Armenian PM: Gurgen Margaryan falls victim to hate and racism  policies

ArmInfo. Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan left a note on his Twitter page on the anniversary of the death of an Armenian officer Gurgen Margaryan, who was killed by  an Azerbaijani soldier Ramil Safarov in Budapest.

The court granted the request of the investigator to extend the  arrest of Armen Tavadyan for another 2 months

ArmInfo.  On February 19, judge of the court of general jurisdiction Mnatsakan Martirosyan granted the request of the investigator to extend the arrest of the director  of Channel 5 Armen Tavadyan.

Officials of Armenia`s NSS detained an official at the moment of  receiving bribe in the center of Yerevan
Aram Orbelian: Armen Tavadyan`s arrest is an attempt to coerce him  into silence 


President of Artsakh and Prosecutor General of Armenia discussed  prospects for deepening cooperation

ArmInfo.  On February 19, President of the Artsakh Republic Bako Sahakyan received the Prosecutor General of the Republic of Armenia Artur Davtyan. This was  reported by the press service of the NKR President.

Ararat Mirzoyan provided information to Danish parliamentarians on  Karabakh conflict negotiation process

ArmInfo.  On February 18, the delegation led by the Speaker of the RA National Assembly Ararat Mirzoyan being in the Kingdom of Denmark met with the Chairperson of  the Foreign Affairs Committee of Folketing, Danish Parliament Bertel  Haarder, the Chairperson of the European Affairs Committee Eva Kjer  Hansen and the MPs of the Foreign Policy Committee, the press service  of RA NA reports.

David Babayan did not confirm, but he also did not refute information  that a joint meeting of  Security Councils of Armenia and Artsakh  could be held in February
Analyst: Campaign in Artsakh revolves around Araik Harutyunyan, Masis  Mayilyan and Samvel Babayan


Konstantin Orbelyan again returned to post of Director of Opera and  Ballet Theater

ArmInfo. Konstantin Orbelian again returned to the post of Drector of the Al. Spendiaryan Opera and Ballet Academic Theatre.

New models of education will be introduced in Armenia

ArmInfo. New models of education will be introduced in Armenia. Amendments to the law "On General Education" were introduced at a plenary meeting of the  Parliament on January 24.

Armenian government intends to increase the attendance of preschool  institutions up to 70% by the end of 2023
Sensational find made in Armenia changes perception of life of  Neanderthals

Armenian Foreign Minister attends event in support of China

ArmInfo.  Armenian Foreign Minister Zohrab Mnatsakanyan participated in an event entitled "Prayer for Wuhan residents, a canvas in confirmation of united support." This was reported by the press service of the Foreign Ministry.  

Armenia hopes for Danish support in liberalizing visa regime with EU

ArmInfo. On February 18, the President of the National Assembly of Armenia, who was on an official visit to Copenhagen, met with Danish Folketing Speaker  Henrik Dam Kristians, representing the Social Democratic Party of  Denmark. The meeting was also attended by First Deputy Parliament  Speaker Karen Ellman (Liberal Party) and Vice Speaker Jens Rohde  (Social Liberal Party).

Armenian Parliament Speaker Meets Queen of Denmark
A draft resolution on honoring  memory of Armenian genocide victims  has been submitted to Ukrainian Parliament


Yarhushta national dance festival to be held in Armenia Yerevan, 

ArmInfo. On February 19, a meeting was held headed by the Prime Minister of the Republic of Armenia, Nikol Pashinyan, in connection with the holding of the Armenian Yarhushta national dance festival in Armenia.

IC: A resident of Armavir has stolen about $ 30 million AMD from 14  women by fraud

ArmInfo.  The Investigative Committee (IC) of Armenia ended the preliminary investigation in the case of fraud, misappropriation and robbery on an especially large  scale.

Ministry of Emergencies: There are closed and impassable roads in the  territory of Armenia
Electronic scammers managed to steal from ATMs in Armenia 34.8 mln  drams


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

ArmInfo.The Asian Development Bank is ready to develop relations with Armenia in the field of biodiversity conservation and the development of ecotourism.  This was announced on the eve of the meeting with the Minister of the  Environment of Armenia Eric Grigoryan.  Paolo Spantigati, Head of the  ADB Armenian Office.

A platform for water accounting will be created in Armenia
Armenia actively cooperates with a number of countries to implement a  program for planting 10 million seedlings

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