Upcoming news for 17.03.2016

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Upcoming news for 17.03.2016

YEREVAN, MARCH 17, ARMENPRESS. “Armenpress” news agency presents on the air of “Lratvakan” radio all that you will hear, read and see on today’s news.

Special pays allocated to the participants of the Great Patriotic War or other military operations by the USSR are planned to be increased up to 12 thousand AMD against the existing 8 thousand AMD.This draft decision is included in today’s session of the Cabinet.

“World Vision Armenia” and Yerevan Municipality continue their cooperation aimed at promotion of inclusive education in the sidelines of which 135 wheelchairs will be provided to 94 schools and 11 kindergartens of the capital on March 17 and 18.

Re-orderings, establishment of new political parties and changes in the Electoral Code take place in the political arena. Political scientist Alexander Iskandaryan, MPs Sukias Avetisyan and Vahan Babayan will touch upon the latest domestic developments in the country.

Discussion themed “Proliferation ofHIV/AIDS, prevention and awareness raising activities in Gegharkunik Province”. Social worker Lilit Aleksanyan, physician at Epidemiological Surveillance Department of National Center for AIDS Prevention of the Ministry of Health Vardan Arzakanyan will present the situational analysis.

Armenia will join Goût de France / Good France event on March 21, which means “The taste of France”. 1000 chefs from 5 continents will participate in this events initiated by Foreign Ministry of France and ChefAlain Ducasse. The French Embassy in Armenia will organize a gala concert. FrenchAmbassadorto ArmeniaJean-FrançoisCharpentier, the cook of the embassy and Chefs of different restaurants will meet with journalists today to present details on the event.

Cafesjian Center announces the solemn opening ceremony of the first exhibition of 2016 which displays the works of one of the prominent Armenian specialist in fine arts Robert Elibekyan.

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