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11.01.2018 / SRC chairman reports on system reforms, 2017 tax revenue collection performance and priorities for 2018

SRC chairman reports on system reforms, 2017 tax revenue collection performance and priorities for 2018

During the working meeting with President Serzh Sargsyan, State Revenue Committee (SRC) Chairman Vardan Harutyunyan reported on the reforms implemented in the system of tax administration, aimed at increasing the GDP-taxes ratio, improving the business environment, creating favorable conditions for investment and ensuring increased transparency. The SRC Chairman introduced the priorities for 2018, the activities and the results expected from the new Tax Code of the Republic of Armenia...

10.01.2018 / Newly appointed Lebanese ambassador hands credentials to President of Armenia

Newly appointed Lebanese ambassador hands credentials to President of Armenia

Newly appointed Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Lebanese Republic to the Republic of Armenia Maya Dagher presented her credentials to President Serzh Sargsyan. Congratulating the Ambassador on appointment, Serzh Sargsyan expressed confidence that she would do her utmost to develop and strengthen relationship between the two countries. President Sargsyan noted with satisfaction that the deeply rooted ties of friendship between Armenia and Lebanon are deepening and...

10.01.2018 / President holds consultation to discuss ways of mitigating price hike consequences

President holds consultation to discuss ways of mitigating price hike consequences

 President Serzh Sargsyan held a consultative meeting to discuss the price hike for some goods in the country and ways mitigating the consequences of rising prices. The meeting was attended by Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of International Economic Integration and Reforms Vache Gabrielyan, Chief of Presidency Staff Armen Gevorgyan, Central Bank Chairman Arthur Javadyan, Minister of Economic Development and Investments Suren Karayan, Minister of Agriculture Ignaty Arakelyan, Chief...

09.01.2018 / Minister of Finance reports back FY2017 results and briefs the President on 2018 action plan

Minister of Finance reports back FY2017 results and briefs the President on 2018 action plan

At a working meeting with the President of Armenia, Minister of Finance Vardan Aramyan reported back the results of FY2017 and introduced the work to be carried out in compliance with the fiscal policy-related instructions that the President issued during the 2018 State budget debate, including the key principles and approaches and the expected results. The Minister presented systemic solutions to increase public finance management efficiency. Among key approaches, Vardan Aramyan pointed...

31.12.2017 / Congratulatory message by President Serzh Sargsyan on the occasion of New Year and Christmas holidays

Congratulatory message by President Serzh Sargsyan on the occasion of New Year and Christmas holidays

Honorable Citizens of the Republic of Armenia, Dear Compatriots, I would like to express my gratitude to you just a few minutes before bidding farewell to 2017. I am grateful to Armenia’s soldiers and simple country folk, intellectuals and business people, I am grateful to everyone for dedication, patriotism and patience. Mat the faith we have for our people and the future of the country invigorate us throughout the coming year. At this moment, we have gathered around festive...

31.12.2017 / President visits frontier post in Armenia on the occasion of New Year and Christmas holidays

President visits frontier post in Armenia on the occasion of New Year and Christmas holidays

Today, according to tradition, President of the Republic of Armenia, Supreme Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces Serzh Sargsyan joined Catholicos of All Armenians Garegin II and Defense Minister Vigen Sargsyan to visit one of Armenia’s border settlements, a frontier post and a combat position on the eve of New Year and Christmas holidays. This year the President called at a frontier post and a combat position in Paravakar community of Tavush Marz. Serzh Sargsyan met with the...


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