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U.S. House approves additional $40 million in aid for Armenia
Congressional Armenian Caucus Co-Chair Jackie Speier (D-CA) secured strong bipartisan support today for the adoption, by the full U.S. House, of her amendment appropriating $40 million in democracy aid to Armenia, reported the Armenian National Committee of America (ANCA). Her amendment, co-sponsored by fellow Armenian Caucus leaders, Reps. Frank Pallone (D-NJ) and Adam Schiff (D-CA), was adopted by a vote of 268 to 152.
U.S. House approves $1.5 million for life-saving de-mining programs in Artsakh
Congressman TJ Cox (D-CA) – a first-term legislators representing California’s Central Valley – spearheaded the successful passage today of an amendment appropriating Fiscal Year 2020 (FY20) U.S. assistance for life-saving de-mining programs and expanded rehabilitation services in the Republic of Artsakh (Nagorno Karabakh), reported the Armenian National Committee of America (ANCA).
Armenia's Vayots Dzor to have a new solar power plant
The project aims to foster employment by improving competitiveness of SMEs in tourism sector in Vayots Dzor region. This will be achieved through the promotion of environmentally and financially sustainable practices, particularly, eco-tourism combined with the adoption of renewable energy sources and efficient energy practices
Armenian President to attend the International Paris Air Show
The Paris Air Show is the largest air show and aerospace-industry exhibition event in the world, measured by number of exhibitors and size of exhibit space. Established in 1909, it has been held every odd year since 1949 at Paris–Le Bourget Airport in north Paris, France.
Vahe Grigoryan elected judge of the Constitutional Court
One hundred and twenty-two of the 132 MPs participated in the voting. One ballot was declared invalid. This was Vahe Grigoryan's second nomination. The National Assembly of 6th convocation did not give him enough votes last year