PHOTO : Prime Minister of the Republic of Armenia
Nikol Pashinyan at a press conference summed up the results of the first year tenure of the Prime Minister of Armenia, reports channel “MIR 24”.
The Prime Minister presented a hundred facts and changes that have occurred in the country. According to him, tens of thousands of people began to work in the country legally. In addition, reduced interest rates on mortgages for young families, increased the size of the allowances for the birth of the second child and pensions. Due to the reduction of the informal sector tax revenues in the budget this year will be increased by $ 129 million.
“The money will be spent to build roads, infrastructure, community programs to stimulate the economy. The start of the economic revolution is given much more successful than anticipated. In the framework of the investment program, the government provided incentives for exemption from customs duties 49 companies, 15 of them also received a deferral of payment of VAT. The result will total about 255 billion drams and will create four thousand new jobs,” said Pashinyan.
Pashinyan also said that during the year have been prosecuted, current and former senior officials. All filed about one and a half thousand criminal cases related to corruption.