ArmInfo.On January 22 of this year, IDBank will issue bonds under the abbreviation AMANLBB2CER7. The total volume of the nominal coupon bonds of the first issue of 2021 is USD 5 million. The maturity of the bonds is 30 months, the annual coupon interest rate is 5%, and the coupons should be paid quarterly.
ArmInfo.Ardshinbank has introduced new generation ATMs with the contactless reading service. For now, 44 ATMs of the bank are already new and equipped with the contactless reading module.
ArmInfo. ''Today we celebrate 20 years since Armenia's membership to the Council of Europe, the most invaluable standard-setting organisation on our continent'', this is stated in Video message by Ara Aivazian, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Armenia on the 20th Anniversary of Armenia's accession to the Council of Europe. The message in particularly reads:
ArmInfo. Today, the first President of Armenia Levon Ter-Petrosyan hosted in his house the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Russian Federation to the Republic of Armenia Sergei Kopyrkin. As reported in the press service of Ter-Petrosyan, during the conversation, which lasted for about an hour and a half, a number of issues of mutual interest in the context of Armenian-Russian relations, including the urgent need to return the prisoners of war held in Azerbaijan, were raised.
ArmInfo. The State Emergency Service and the Police of Artsakh will be merged into a single body. The corresponding decree was signed by the President of Artsakh Arayik Harutyunyan.
ArmInfo.After the adoption of the ceasefire agreement on November 9, 2020, the Armenian and Azerbaijani sides, from November 13 to this day, continue to search and exchange the bodies of the dead servicemen.
ArmInfo.The best specialists from the technical team of the Mariinsky Theater are recording Beethoven's symphonies performed by the National Philharmonic Orchestra of Armenia.
ArmInfo. Today marks the hundredth anniversary of the birth of the outstanding Soviet and Armenian composer, People's Artist of the USSR Arno Babajanyan. Arno Harutyunovich Babajanyan was born on January 21 (according to his passport - January 22) 1921 in Yerevan, into a family of teachers.
ArmInfo. A delegation headed by Deputy Chief of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation, Colonel-General Sergey Istrakov, arrived in Armenia today. The delegation arrived to participate in the headquarters talks on all areas of the Armenian-Russian bilateral military cooperation. This was reported by the press service of the RA Defense Ministry. On the same day, the head of the delegation was received by the RA Defense Minister Vagharshak Harutyunyan. Sergey Istrakov also met with the Chief of the General Staff of the RA Armed Forces, Colonel-General Onik Gasparyan.
ArmInfo. Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif announced the readiness of the Islamic Republic to restore the " freed regions of Azerbaijan" located on the common borders of the two countries.
ArmInfo. Possible directions of financial assistance from France were discussed at the Armenian Ministry of Health. This became known after the meeting of the Minister of Health of Armenia Anahit Avanesyan with the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of France to Armenia Jonothan Lacote and the head of the office of the French Development Agency (AFD) in the South Caucasus Jozan Raphael.
ArmInfo. The Ministry of Education, Science, Culture and Sports of Armenia is negotiating with the Ministry of Health of the Republic of Armenia on the subject of removing the mandatory requirement for the presence of no more than 20 students in the classes of schools in the country. Deputy Minister of Education, Science, Culture and Sports of the Republic of Armenia Zhanna Andreasyan announced this at a press conference on January 25.
ArmInfo.The EU stands ready to assist Armenia in the effective implementation of the government's priorities. EU Ambassador to Armenia Mrs. Andrea Wiktorin stated this during the meeting with Minister of the Environment of the Republic of Armenia Romanos Petrosyan.
ArmInfo. France is interested in and ready to assist Armenia in overcoming the challenges associated with climate change. This was stated by the Head of the Representative Office of the French Development Agency (AFD) in the South Caucasus Jozan Raphael during a meeting with the Deputy Minister of Nature Protection of Armenia Anna Mazmanyan. According to the press service of the ministry, during the meeting the parties highly appreciated the cooperation between France and the Armenian government, discussing in this context issues related to new bilateral programs. "The Ministry of Nature Protection is an important and reliable partner for us, and we are interested in expanding the spheres of cooperation and the framework of joint programs," he said. The Deputy Minister noted that Armenia attaches importance to innovative solutions in programs on climate change, forest management, water resources protection, integrated development and management of specially protected natural areas and attracting specialists, their regular retraining, in this context, noting the need for assistance from the French partners.