On January 13, RA Defense Minister Vigen Sargsyan posted on his Facebook page about the treatment expenses of military serviceman Albert Dallakyan, who was wounded as a result of violating the rules for safe handling with a weapon by the platoon commander. The minister urged to donate for surgery of the wounded soldier abroad. The required amount is 46,000 USD.
Last week, Hakob Hakobyan, Chairman of the RA NA Standing Committee on Health Care and Social Affairs, member of the RPA faction, told the Zhoghovurd Daily, “The poor spend little, and consequently, the increase of prices brings to the fact that the poor will have to spontaneously avoid expensive goods. The state policy is that if inflation can hit the poor, they should be protected. Now there is no need for the state to address it. Poor people have the habit of avoiding buying expensive goods.”
During the sitting on November 16, the Armenian government approved the draft law “On Television and Radio” and the draft package of amendments to the related legislation and decided to submit to the National Assembly in a prescribed manner.
According to the RA Police, from 2007 to 2016, 25624 road accidents were registered in the republic, which resulted in 3267 deaths and the number of injured people was 36 023. If we compare the numbers of 2016 with 2007, the number of victims has decreased by 104, the number of injured has increased by 1731, and the number of road accidents has increased by 1260.
On October 13, the initialed Armenia-EU Comprehensive and Enhanced Partnership Agreement was published. The economic component of this document is of particular interest to the public, political and media circles. Now an attempt is made to clarify and understand what kind of reforms are expected in the economic sphere after the signing of the Armenia-EU comprehensive and enhanced partnership agreement, and in general, what economic impact the document will be.