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 Monday, May 10 2021 13:38
Naira Badalian

Nikol Pashinyan spoke about the advantages of his tenure as Prime  Minister

Nikol Pashinyan spoke about the advantages of his tenure as Prime  Minister

ArmInfo.Acting Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan used the parliamentary rostrum today during a special meeting on the election of the head of government to talk  about the results of his three-year rule. "Over the past period, deep  reforms have taken place in Armenia, which have affected all the  fields - from economy and justice to environmental protection," he  said.

Pashinyan lamented the headlines in the media, saying they did not  reflect reality. In fact, deep reforms have affected all sectors of  the country's life. So, according to Pashinyan, when he started  working as prime minister, the government's debt to economic entities  (on the debit balance of VAT ed. note) amounted to about 274 billion  drams. "Today, in fact, the government has no debts to business -  they have been zeroed.

We have returned $ 500 million to the business within three years,"  he said.  Institutional changes in the area of income tax were also  important, he said. The transition to a flat scale of taxation of  personal income and a reduction in income tax by 2 p.p. allowed to  resolve the issue of "shadow" jobs and wages "in an envelope". "By  March 1, 2021, the number of registered jobs increased by 85,038  compared to March 2018. Over the same period, the total salary fund  increased by 36% or 34 billion drams," Pashinyan said. In the context  of reducing the tax burden, Pashinyan emphasized, at the end of 2019,  state treasury revenues increased by 43%

Nikol Pashinyan once again called the property tax changes  epoch-making. These reforms, as pointed out by the acting Head of the  Cabinet, were not only of fiscal importance, but also justified from  the point of view of social justice.  The scale of road construction  has become also epoch-making, according to Pashinyan. "We built  roads, but we didn't become millionaires because we are building  roads for people," he said.  In addition, during the period of  Pashinyan's government in power - since 2018, Armenia, according to  him, has abandoned the practice of "entering the share" by anyone. 

"Monopolies have also been liquidated - there are no monopolies on  the import or export of products," he said.  The new government,  according to Pashinyan, also supported demographic growth. Childcare  benefits were increased, and programs to support families through  mortgage lending were introduced.  "Many people complain that the  reforms in the justice sector did not have the results we were aiming  for," he said. At the same time, as Pashinyan assured, these changes  are revolutionary in nature - today the number of prisoners in  penitentiary institutions is at a "historical minimum".

The judicial system is now more independent than ever, says Nikol  Pashinyan. Throughout the history of the Third Republic, according to  the acting Prime Minister, the judiciary was in a depressed state,  today everything is exactly the opposite. "Only a government based on  Christian values can behave this way," he said.  Note that today, May  10, Yerevan is hosting a special session of the parliament on the  issue of "non- election" of the prime minister. 


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