Armenia's Ombudsman Arman Tatoyan met with Andrias Ghukasyan's wife Anahit Tarkhanyan.
The press-service of the Ombudsman's office informs that the meeting was held after Ghukasyan's wife presented a petition related to his husband's hunger strike and health condition.
On August 24, the delegation led by the Deputy Speaker of Armenian National Assembly Eduard Sharmazanov comprised of the NA MPs Gagik Melikyan and Vahram Mkrtchyan visited military positions in Tavush region, got acquainted with the last technical acquisitions, and discussed a number of important issues with the command staff, the press-service of the Armenian National Assembly informs.
On August 19, a Ground-breaking ceremony for Lydian Armenia's Amulsar project took place in the future area of the heap leach facility, at Vayots Dzor Marz of Armenia, according to the press-service of Lydian Armenia company, which develops the deposit.
Prime Minister of Armenia Hovik Abrahamyan has charged the Ministry of Finance and the Government Staff to find out how much Armenia paid under the rulings of the European Court for Human Rights (ECHR) within 2014, 2015 and 7 months of 2016.
VTB Bank (Armenia) informs its cardholders of MasterCard and Maestro cards that MasterCard international payment system and Odnoklassniki social network offer new, simple, convenient and safe way of sending money transfers from Russia to 16 countries of the world, including Armenia. The bank's press-service has told ArmInfo that VTB24 and "Multicarta" processing company launched this service of money transfers abroad in Odnoklassniki in July of 2016.
ACBA-Credit Agricole Bank within KfW "Energy Efficiency Program for SME" signed a loan agreement with the Central Bank of Armenia aimed at trade and instant lending to SME entities with 11-13.8% interest rate and 2-5 years of repayment term. The maximum amount of loan within the agreement is 500 mln AMD, press-service of the bank has told ArmInfo.
The 9th World Choir Games were held in July 2016 in Sochi, Russia. From 2000 onwards the biennial Games have brought together cultures and nations from all over the world to meet and sing together - meanwhile the event organized by INTERKULTUR has established as the world's largest international choir competition. Over 20,000 singers from 35 countries (China, Australia, Jordan, Germany, Sweden, South Africa and others) participated in the 9th Games, according to the Company's press-office.