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The Hrayr Maroukhian Foundation Launches “Public Lecture Series”

Starting this September, the Hrayr Maroukhian Foundation is launching the “Public Lecture Series” educational program of political science and politics. The purpose of this educational program is to deepen the knowledge and skills of young people interested in politics, as well as to present Armenia’s domestic and foreign political agenda. Through the format of public…

Rustamyan: Government’s Course 90% Consistent With ARF-D’s Vision; ARF-D Against Armenia’s Withdrawal From EEU

(source: ARKA) A senior member of the Armenian Revolutionary Federation-Dashnaktsutyun (ARF-D) party has commended today the government’s policy saying it is 90% consistent with ARF-D’s vision of how to resolve the country’s major problems. Speaking to reporters, Armen Rustamyan, the head of the ARF-Dashnaktsutyun parliamentary faction, said the government’s activities are on the right track…

ARF-D Pledges Reforms, Just and Transparent Government

(ASBAREZ) YEREVAN — The Armenian Revolutionary Federation-Dashnaktsutyun Supreme Council of Armenia issued a statement on Wednesday, July 19th, detailing the party’s goals and pledges on how to advance reforms and create a more prosperous Armenia as a member of the governing coalition. The announcement emanated from a joint session held on July 17, between the…

ARF-D Participates in Socialist International Council Meeting; Stands up to Azerbaijan’s Anti-Armenian Rhetoric

NEW YORK— An Armenian Revolutionary Federation-Dashnaktsutyun (ARF-D) delegation participated in the meeting of the Socialist International (SI) Council, which took place on July 11-12 at the United Nations headquarters in New York. The ARF-D, a full member of SI, participated in the SI Council meeting at the United Nations (UN) in New York with a…

Armenia’s Minister of Education and Science Presents Report at National Assembly

(ARMENIAN WEEKLY) YEREVAN— On July 3, Armenian Minister of Education and Science Levon Mkrtchyan of the Armenian Revolutionary Federation-Dashnaktsutyun (ARF-D) provided a report of the country’s education sector at the National Assembly (Parliament) session discussing the country’s upcoming budget. The Minister noted that attempting to change the education system in the last few years achieved…

Minasyan: Significant Improvements Coming to Armenia’s Environmental Protection Sector

(ARMENIAN WEEKLY) YEREVAN— Armenia’s Minister of Nature Protection Artsvik Minasyan said that the new government program introduced on June 19 will mean significant improvements in the country’s environmental protection sector. Among some of the issues that the program will address include the regulations of the Ararat Valley groundwater basin and the treatment and regulation of…

Arthur Khachatryan Appointed Shirak Governor

(asbarez.com) YEREVAN—Arthur Kachatryan was appointed the governor of Shirak Province on Thursday during a regular session of Armenia’ cabinet. Khachatryan, a member of the Armenian Revolutionary Federation-Dashnaktsutyun, will replace the outgoing Hovsep Simonyan who was dismissed from his position earlier. “We wish you a productive tenure. Having experience in the ministry of territorial administration and…

ARF-D Ministers Reappointed

(asbarez.com) YEREVAN—President Serzh Sarkisian on Wednesday reappointed the three members of the Armenian Revolutionary Federation-Dashnaktsutyun who served in the cabinet prior to the April election, thus completing the appointments to the new cabinet. Levon Mkrtchyan, Davit Lokyan and Artsvik Minasyan were reappointed as ministers of education, territorial administration and environmental protection respectively. The ARF-D and…

ARF-D Delegation Meets with European Socialist Leadership

BRUSSELS, Belgium — On May 30, a delegation of Armenian Revolutionary Federation-Dashnaktsutyun (ARF-D) representatives held meetings with the leadership of the Progressive Alliance of Socialists and Democrats (S&D) and the Party of European Socialists (PES). The ARF-D delegation, which was headed by ARF-D Bureau member and head of the party’s Parliamentary faction Armen Rustamyan, included…

New Agreement to Improve Quality of Armenian Schools in Georgia

Memorandum Signed Between Education Ministers of Georgia and Armenia (ARMENIAN WEEKLY) YEREVAN — On March 16, a delegation headed by the Georgian Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Education and Science Aleksandre Jejelava, met with Armenian Minister of Education and Science and member of the Armenian Revolutionary Federation-Dashnaktsutyun (ARF-D) Levon Mkrtchyan and his Deputy Ministers.…