The President of the Republic of Armenia
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President Serzh Sargsyan directed to set up a Commission to study all the issues related to Lake Sevan
On December 25, 2008, President Serzh Sargsyan directed to set up a Commission to study all the issues related to Lake Sevan. Today, President of Armenia invited a working meeting with the participation of the members of the Commission. Noting, that the purpose of convening the meeting was to launch the works of the Commission and to agree on the main principles of its activities, the timetable, and the expected outcome, President Sargsyan in particular noted the following, “I don’t...
President Serzh Sargsyan presided over the sitting of the Government of Armenia
Today, President Serzh Sargsyan presided over the sitting of the Government of Armenia. Noting, that in accordance with Article 86 of the Constitution of the Republic of Armenia, President can invite and chair a meeting of the Government on the issues of foreign policy, defense, and national security, President Serzh Sargsyan said that it was the first time this year that he has employed this right. He proposed to start the meeting in accordance with the previously set agenda, to discuss...
The Yerevan State University Council held its end-of-the-year meeting
Today, the YSU Council held its end-of-the-year meeting which was chaired by the President of Armenia, President of the Yerevan State University Council Serzh Sargsyan. The Rector of the University, Associated member of the Armenian Academy of Sciences Aram Simonian presented the report on the activities of the University in 2007-2008 academic year. He said that the activities conducted at the University have been directed at the further development of the institution, enhancement of...
President Serzh Sargsyan met with the Armenian Ombudsman
Today, President Serzh Sargsyan met with the Armenian Ombudsman Armen Harutyunian. At the meeting discussed were issues related to the general situation with human rights and liberties in Armenia as well as pending actions in that area. The President of Armenia directed the Minister of Justice and President’s Assistant on legal issues to conduct an official investigation at the penitentiary institutions regarding recent alarm calls on the possible use of violence against the detainees....
President Serzh Sargsyan held a meeting of the National Security Council
The President of Armenia Serzh Sargsyan held a meeting of the National Security Council to discuss the outcome of the unofficial summit of the Heads of State held last week in Kazakhstan, as well as to decide on the preliminary works for the implementation of the reached agreements. At the summit it was decided to establish a 10 billion USD special Fund for the mitigation of the consequences of the global and financial crises, as well as to create a rapid response force in the framework...
President Sargsyan held a reception at the Presidential Palace for representatives of the Armenia’s mass media
Today, the President of Armenia Serzh Sargsyan held a reception at the Presidential Palace for over one hundred and fifty representatives of the Armenia’s mass media to celebrate the upcoming New Year and Christmas holidays. The President of Armenia congratulated the journalists and wished them good health and success, and he wished the mass media in general a daily growing audience. “Let’s hope that 2009 will be an eventful year and that the journalists and the mass media will be...