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YEREVAN, MARCH 9, ARMENPRESS. “Armenpress” state news agency presents on the air of Lratvakan.am all what you will read, hear and see on today’s news.
As we know, the first months of spring are distinguished not only by temperature changes, but also abundant precipitations. If there are heavy rains, landslides are inevitable. The result can be falling stones on roads and the collapse of buildings. What programs is the Rescue Service implementing for the management of landslides, how many landslide zones are there in Armenia and what potential hazards are there to expect? Today, on March 9, at a press conference held in “Armenpress”, answers to these and other questions will be given by Hovhannes Yemishyan, head of the Department of Population Protection and Disaster Zone Management of the Rescue Service of the Ministry of Emergency Situations of Armenia.
After the cancellation of sanctions against Iran, experts in Armenia continue to discuss economic and political ways of developing cooperation with Iran.
The Iran-Armenia railway is being discussed, as well as Armenia becoming a transit country for Iran and other programs. There is no concrete progress on these programs, but experts are still discussing them. Expert on Iran Gohar Iskandaryan and economist Atom Margaryan will refer to the Armenian-Iranian economic relations in the context of regional economic developments.
On March 11-12, Yerevan will host a visiting session of the CSTO Parliamentary Assembly Council, which will focus on the fight against terrorism and confrontation of extremist threats. The Session of the CSTO Parliamentary Assembly will be headed by Chairman of the Federation Council of the Russian State Duma Sergey Naryshkin. Eduard Sharmazanov, who is the head of the delegation of the National Assembly to the CSTO session, will meet with journalists today. The reason of the press briefing is the session of the CSTO Parliamentary Assembly Council, but it is clear that the journalists will take the chance to ask Eduard Sharmazanov about issues concerning domestic political developments. In particular, the new coalition agreement will be discussed and the amendments to the Electoral Code of Armenia. Sharmazanov will also give details about his recent working visit to Berlin.
The Academy of Justice and the office of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees will sign a memorandum of understanding. The event will be attended by the representative of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees Christoph Bierwirth, rector of the Academy of Justice Ruben Melikyan will present details of the cooperation.
Protest of Kurdish women. Kurdish women will hold a rally in Shahumyan square in support of Kurdish women of Syria and the Iraq.
Taxi services will raise a complaint issue.1 year after the implementation of the “Licensing procedures” law regarding taxi services there are still many unresolved issues in Armenia: quality and ways of regulating the sector. Speaking on the issue will be head of the Branch Union of Armenian Taxi service employers Vahagn Sahakyan, "Civil position" NGO Head Gevorg Dosturyan, and Head of the Consumers Union Armen Poghosyan.
How is the work of outdoor/indoor markets and fairs organized, how are relations between employees and owners regulated, and on what basis are pavilion fees determined?  "Republican Union of Employers" Head Gagik Makaryan, "Fairs for Armenia" NGO Chairman Gagik Danielyan, " Confederation of Entrepreneurs of Armenia" Head Tigran Hovhannisyan will try to give answers to these questions.
Armenia’s new airline: “Armenia” presents its upcoming projects:  "Armenia" airline shareholder Tamaz Gaiashvilin , Robert Hovhannisyan and Ashot Torosyan will present details at a meeting with journalists.
What is the current situation in Armenia regarding sex-selective abortions, what are the results of previously implemented projects?
The session of Advisory committee entitled "Fight against sex-selective discrimination" will take place.
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