New President to sit at 47 Mashtots Avenue, Prime Minister to sit at 26 Baghramyan Street

The residence of the new President of Armenia will be moved from 26 Baghramyan Street to 47 Mashtots Avenue, while the residence of the Prime Minister will be located at 26 Baghramyan Street. The relevant draft law on the move has been posted on the unified website for publication of draft legal acts.

The “Service for the President of the Republic” subsection of the website reads as follows:

“The following shall be provided to the President of the Republic for the purpose of service:

(1) residence in Yerevan (address: 47 Mashtots Avenue);

(2) official house in Yerevan with appropriate service (address: 74 Dzorap Street, 4th building);

(3) state country house in Sevan equipped with appropriate furniture and provided with appropriate services (address: #50 on 4th Street near Hrazdan River, Sevan, 1st building of the state villa on Sevan Peninsula;

(4) special automobile transportation.

A personal doctor shall be set aside for the purpose of following the health condition of the President of the Republic.”

The “Service for the Prime Minister” subsection reads as follows:

“The following shall be provided to the Prime Minister for the purpose of service:

(1) residence in Yerevan (address: 26 Baghramyan Street)

(2) official house in Yerevan with appropriate services (address: 47 Dzorap Street, 3rd building)

(3) state country house in Sevan equipped with appropriate furniture and provided with appropriate services (address: #50 on 4th Street near Hrazdan river, Sevan, 3rd building of the state country house on Sevan Peninsula);

(4) special automobile transportation;

(5) plane and helicopter with special equipment.

A personal doctor shall be set aside for the purpose of following the health condition of the Prime Minister.

The Prime Minister may fully or partially refuse the service provided for by points 2 and 3 of part 1 and part 2 of this Article. Other high-ranking officials may, upon decision of the Prime Minister and in the prescribed manner, benefit from the service provided for by point 5 of part 1 of this Article.”

On March 9, 2018, the National Assembly will elect the fourth President of the Republic of Armenia. The candidate of the Republican Party of Armenia is Ambassador of the Republic of Armenia to the United Kingdom Armen Sargsyan.

Pursuant to the amendments made to the Constitution in 2015, the Republic of Armenia shall make a transition from semi-presidential governance to parliamentary governance in which case part of the leverages of the executive power are transferred to the Prime Minister.

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