ArmInfo.In the Ararat Valley of Armenia, 97 water wells will be mothballed, another 8 wells will be completely closed. The decision was made at a government meeting on September 19.
ArmInfo. The Government of Armenia, at the expense of additional revenues of the state treasury, will direct 268 million 103 thousand drams for the purchase of design and settlement documents for the restructuring of water supply systems in the regions of the republic. The corresponding draft decision was approved on September 19 at a meeting of the Cabinet of Ministers of Armenia.
ArmInfo. The presence of HSBC in Armenia is significant, and it is important that HSBC Bank Armenia continue its further activities. This opinion was expressed on September 18 by Armenian President Armen Sargsyan at a meeting with HSBC Executive Director for International Affairs, responsible for the European and African regions, Christopher Davis and HSBC Bank Armenia Chief Executive Officer Paul Edgar.
ArmInfo. The Armenian government will not reject the bill on amending the law on banking secrecy and is not going to withdraw the document. Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan announced this at a press conference on September 16.
ArmInfo. In the first half of 2019, the insurance sector of Armenia paid taxes at 928.5 million drams, which is 18.2% lower than the indicator a year ago. Of this amount, 246.8 million drams accounted for income tax, which is 38.5% lower than last year. According to the RA State Revenue Committee, according to the results of the first half of 2019, only "Armenia Insurance" IC was not included in the list of 1000 largest taxpayers of Armenia from the functioning 6 insurance companies.
ArmInfo.The Tenth Arbitration Court of Appeal, following the lower court, denied the lawsuit by Rosgosstrakh, which demanded to recognize as invalid the sale of 100% of the shares of Rosgosstrakh-Armenia, a subsidiary of the Cypriot company Cimarex Management by the former management, ''Prime'' reports.
ArmInfo.The cooperation of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) with Armenia will continue. Acting Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Cornel Feruta announced on September 18 on the margins of the 63rd General Assembly of the IAEA during a meeting with the Minister of Territorial Administration and Infrastructures of the Republic of Armenia Suren Papikyan.
ArmInfo. Armenia chose open and transparent policies for the use of safe and peaceful nuclear energy. Such an opinion was expressed by the Minister of Territorial Development and Infrastructures Suren Papikyan during his speech at the 63rd conference of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Vienna.
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ArmInfo. The Minister of Foreign Affairs of Aremia Zohrab Mnatsakanyan in Lithuania met with the Deputy Minister of Economy and Innovation Gintaras Vilda. As the press service of the Foreign Ministry of Armenia reports, Mnatsakanyan was presented with achievements in the field of high technologies, electronic governance, innovations, financial technologies and Lithuania's experience in exporting them to other countries.
ArmInfo. The cadastral value of luxury expensive real estate in Armenia can increase eight fold. This was stated during the discussion of the draft law "On Establishing the Procedure for Calculation of the Cadastre Approximate to the Market Value of Real Estate for the Taxation of Real Estate" on September 11, head of the Real Estate Cadastre Committee of Armenia Sarhat Petrosyan. Thus, with the adoption of the law, the tax on particularly expensive real estate will increase significantly.
ArmInfo. The average market value of an apartment building in the regions of Armenia increased in the first half of 2019 by 4.1% per annum, amounting to 89.8 thousand drams / 1 sq.m.