Archive 2012

The New Year address of Yerevan Mayor Taron Margaryan

Dear compatriots, dear residents of Yerevan I'd like to congratulate all of us on the New Year and Christmas holiday. New Year is the most family holiday for each of us, it's also the most expected and the kindest. God grant, all your good dreams come true this year, let all your hopes and expectations be realized. I heartily wish all you families to bring in the New Year in a high mood.

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Yerevan Mayor had a meeting with the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Greece to the RA

Yerevan Mayor Taron Margaryan had a meeting with the newly-appointed Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Greece to the RA Iranis Tais. Greeting the Ambassador the Mayor congratulated him on taking his diplomatic mission in our country and expressed hope that the friendly and partners' ties between Yerevan and the cities of Greece will get a new quality and new pace of development.

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The New Year dreams of children have become true

On the threshold of the New Year Yerevan Mayor Taron Margaryan was addressed letters by 6 children of 3 families. In their letters the children expecting a New Year miracle asked Santa Claus to bring them the presents they had been waiting for a long time.

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Sergey Vardanyan has been awarded with the gold medal of the Mayor of Yerevan

The research worker of the Institute of Archaeology and Ethnography of the RA National Academy of Science, the chief editor of the magazine "Voice of Amshen", writer Sergey Vardanyan has been awarded by the decision of Yerevan Mayor Taron Margaryan with the gold medal of the Mayor of Yerevan for his great contribution to the historiography, fruitful activity and significant literature services.

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The winners of "The best New Year design" competition have been awarded

On the event of the New Year holidays the Municipality of Yerevan from December 1 to 20 announced a competition for "The best New Year design". The best ones were chosen among the commercial organizations, non-governmental organizations and individuals participated in the festive decoration of the capital and those who applied for the competition

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New Year presents to the pupils of special schools

New Year presents to the pupils of special schools By the instruction of Yerevan Mayor Taron Margaryan on the event of the New Year the head of the Department of General Education of the Municipality Gayane Soghomonyan and the head of the Division of Children's Rights Defense Ida Khachatryan visited the auxiliary schools N 2and N 6 for children with mental defects and the special educational center N 8 for children with heavy defects of speech and handed presents as well as tickets for New Year performances to the children on behalf of the Mayor.

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Another 2 minibus routes were replaced with bus routes, one of which-at the costs of private investm

One of the requirements of the new conception of public transport in the capital is to reduce the number of minibus routes and to replace them with the buses of medium capacity. It was also planned to operate the routes at the costs of private investment. In this context, after holding the route competitions, this year for the first time as a result of investment of "Father and Son Mkrtchyans" company the minibus route N 28 will be operated by 18 South Korean "Hundai" buses the number of which is now 8.

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Yerevan Mayor awarded a number of representatives of art, culture, sport, health and social spheres

Yerevan Mayor awarded a number of representatives of art, culture, sport, health and social spheres On the event of the New Year Yerevan Mayor Taron Margaryan hosted a number of representatives of art, culture, sport, health and social spheres of the capital. Congratulating them on the coming holidays the Mayor referred to the reforms performed in the spheres in 2012 and stressing the particular role of each field expressed confidence that next year the achievements would be more wide-ranging.

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The residents of Yerevan appreciated the changes taken place in Yerevan

The residents of Yerevan appreciated the changes taken place in Yerevan The results of «Yerevan people about Yerevan» surveys have been published by the Armenian Association of Marketing and the Armenian representation of Gallup International Association. To get acquainted with the results and comment them Deputy Mayor of Yerevan Kamo Areyan was invited to the presentation. 78 % of the residents of Yerevan participated in the survey gave positive assessment of the changes recorded in the capital in the recent year, 24 of which assessed them as fully positive

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The activities performed in the sphere of general education in 2012 have been presented

The activities performed in the sphere of general education in 2012 have been presented During the press conference in the City Hall of Yerevan the head of the Department of general Education of the Municipality Gayane Soghomonyan summarizing the activities performed in the sphere in 2012 said that the year has stood out with significant achievements. Of 161 schools subordinated to the Municipality 41 ones provide inclusive education for 1180 children needing special conditions for education.

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The budget of Yerevan of 2013 has been confirmed

At the special meeting convened on December 25 the Council of Elders of Yerevan approved by unanimous voting the draft decision on making changes and amendments in the decision on determination of the rates of local duties in Yerevan community for 2013 according to which the local duty for the objects of total area from 1000 up to 3000 sq m local duty is fixed AMD 350 000 ...

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Started "Winter festival Armenia"

The "Winter Armani Festival" which has already become traditional has started under the support of the Municipality of Yerevan. ...

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The activities carried out by the Municipality in social sphere in 2012 have been presented

The head of the Department of Social Welfare of the Municipality Ruzanna Zakaryan presenting in brief the activities performed by the department in 2012 first of all noted that the main policy of the Department is aimed at needy families assistance, at effective management of the groups of social risk and at poverty control. The delegated powers are carried out through 12 social service divisions subordinated to the Municipality. About AMD 7,5 million from the state budget was spent only in Yerevan for allowances and moneyed assistance

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The mayor of Yerevan has met with active users of social networks and bloggers

Yerevan Mayor Taron Margaryan had a meeting with a group of most active users of social networks and bloggers. Attaching importance to civil activeness, to various civil demonstrations which are particularly constructive and are of a positive character Taron Margaryan said that the activity of the Municipality of Yerevan is regularly presented in a number of social webs, besides ...

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Mayor Taron Margaryan turned on the illumination of the capital

In republic square Yerevan Mayor Taron Margaryan solemnly turned on the lights on the main New Year Tree of the Republic giving this way the start of the New Year celebrations in the capital.This year the main New Year tree decorated with 50 thousand LED devices and 4500 toys looks particularly luxurious arousing admiration of the children and the guests of the capital gathered in Republic square

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Press information

To eliminate the inconvenience caused by snowfalls in the capital the communal services of all the administrative districts for already three days have been carrying out snow cleaning in the streets, pavements and yard areas of the capital.181 units of machinery have been totally involved in the activities: 56 snow cleaning trucks, 62 salt sprinkling trucks, 22 ones for pavement cleaning and 34 trucks of  "Belarus GSB"  model.

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It has been instructed to ensure proper public service on the holidays

During the regular working conference Yerevan Mayor Taron Margayran referring to snow cleaning activities being carried out in the capital said that the work is to be arranged on proper level and safe traffic should be ensured. Taking into account heavy snow falls it has been instructed to keep the machinery ready to organize the work operatively.

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The results of assessment and analysis of the work carried out by administrative districts in November have been summarized

The results of assessment and analysis of the work carried out by the administrative districts in November were summarized during the conference held in the City Hall of Yerevan which was chaired by Mayor Taron Margaryan. According to it high rates were recorded in the administrative districts of Davtashen, Avan, Arabkir and Malatia Sebastia. Relatively low rates were recorded in the districts of Nork Marash and Nubarashen.Referring to the rates in different spheres of urban economy Mayor Taron Margaryan attached special importance to the consistent work in income collections pointing out that high rates in this regard are of priority for the implementation of various programs of urban economy.The heads of the administrative district were instructed to meet the powers delegated to them promoting more efficient organization of work.

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The regular season of Swan Lake’s skating rink has started

The skating rink at Swan Lake in the capital for the 8th time has opened its doors for the residents and the guests of the capital.On the event of the official opening of the skating rink a sport and cultural show has been organized with the participation of the representatives of Armenian pop-art and the members of the Armenian National teams of figure skating and ice-hockey.

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Taron Margaryan had a meeting with Andre Manukyan


Yerevan Mayor Taron Margaryan welcomed the world-famous French-Armenian pianist Andre Manukyan who gives an exclusive concert in the concert hall after Aram Khachaturyan on December 16. The visit of the musician and his concert have been arranged under the  direct sponsorship of the Mayor of Yerevan.Greeting the guest the Mayor stressed the high level of Armenian-French relationship: active cooperation has been developed with a number of French cities and various joint projects are being implemented in different spheres including the sphere of culture.

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The activities and approaches to festive decoration of Yerevan have been presented

At the press conference convened  on the threshold of the New Year with the aim of introduction the activities being carried out within the framework of festive decoration of the capital the head of the Department of External Design and Advertisement Araz Baghdasaryan and the Chief Designer of Yerevan Gaga Amatuni presented the detailed approaches of the Municipality.

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Mayor Taron Margaryan had a meeting with the Armenian Community of Decines

By the invitation of “Taron-Turuberan” patriotic union, France, Yerevan Mayor Taron Margaryan visited the city of Decines to have meeting with the local Armenian community. The Mayor of Decines Gerard Sturla who came to meet mayor of Yerevan together with the representatives of the community greeting Taron Margaryan said that it’s honour for them to welcome the leader of the capital of Armenia and expressed hope that ...

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The season of "Yerevan City Tour" 2012 has been over

The season of "Yerevan City Tour" 2012 has been over.From December 1 tourist excursions will be organized only by preliminary collective applications of companies, within the frames of different actions and New Year celebrations.

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Chief Architect of Yerevan explained the problems concerning half-built and unfinished constructions

The process started by the Municipality concerning the half-built, unfinished constructions existing in the capital as far back as two months ago has given noticeable results. This was announced by the Chief Architect of Yerevan Narek Sargsyan during the press conference taken place on November 29 first of all referring to the constructions and companies announced by the city authorities beforehand and which worry the public most of all.

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Secondary schools and kindergartens of the capital have passed on winter schedule

During the regular working conference the head of the Department of Communal Economy reported that winter preparations are going in the administrative districts of the capital. Condominiums are carrying out repairing of drainage pipes, thermo-insulation of inside nets, are placing the glass in the windows of porches in the blocks of flats. In parallel, sand and salt storage activities are going 

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Ամփոփվել են բնապահպանության ոլորտում մայրաքաղաքում 2012թ. կատարված աշխատանքները

Երևանի քաղաքապետարանի աշխատակազմի բնապահպանության վարչության պետ Ավետ Մարտիրոսյանն ամփոփել է ոլորտում 2012թ. կատարված աշխատանքներն ու նախանշել 2013թ. անելիքները: Նախատեսված ծրագրերի շրջանակում, Երևանի քաղաքապետ Տարոն Մարգարյանի հանձնարարությամբ, վաղ գարնանից իրականացվել են համալիր միջոցառումներ` մայրաքաղաքի կանաչ տարածքների պահպանման ու նոր գոտիների ստեղծման ուղղությամբ: Լիարժեք արդյունքի ակնկալիքով մայրաքաղաքում վերագործարկվել է մոտ 20 կմ ոռոգման նոր ցանց, վերակառուցվել են նաև հին ու արդեն մաշված ցանցերը: Վարչական շրջաններում տնկվել է 15 տեսակի 1 մլն 800 հազար ծաղկասածիլ` 6.5 հեկտար տարածքով: Այս տարի առաջին անգամ մայրաքաղաքում կիրառվել է ձևավոր ծաղկապատման մշակույթը` դիզայներական հարուստ լուծումներով:

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"One window" has been opened in the second building of the Yerevan Municipality

Yerevan Mayor Taron Margaryan participated in the opening of the new office working by "One window" principle in the second building of the Yerevan Municipality at P.Buzand 1/3. The office opened to make the relations with the population more available and operative and equipped with up-to-date technical means gives the opportunity to make the process of entering the documentation, applications as well as delivering or handing them to addressees more effective.

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Yerevan Mayor had a meeting with the leader of the Armenian office of the OSCE

Yerevan Mayor Taron Margaryan had a meeting with the leader of the Armenian Office of the Organization for Security and Cooperation of Europe Andrey Sorokin.
Greeting the guest the Mayor introduced the perspectives of the capital’s development and the programs of reforms directed at the improvement of urban economy management pointing out successful examples of cooperation in this sphere between the Municipality of Yerevan and international organizations."During these years of cooperation due to the OSCE support different joint programs have been implemented in the sphere of urban economy including international consulting services.

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A competition-exhibition "Life without violence"

 

On the event of the International Day of Elimination Violence Against Children "World Vision" Armenia organization jointly with the Municipality of Yerevan and the RA Police organized a competition-exhibition of photos called “Life without violence” within the frames of the program "Elimination of violence against children in Armenia" sponsored by the European Union. The exhibition was organized in the school N125 in the administrative district of Kanaker Zeitun.

 
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It has been instructed to go on tree planting in the capital

The process of installing heating systems in the schools without heating or partial heating has been mainly finished.During the regular working conference chaired by the Deputy Mayor Kamo Areyan it was reported that to carry out repairing activities within the framework of winter preparations in secondary schools, kindergartens and health care establishments the existing problems had been inventories and corresponding activities were going on.

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More than 15.000 trees and 5.000 bushes have been planted within the framework of the citywide autumn tree planting

 

Responding to the urge of Yerevan Mayor Taron Margaryan to participated actively in the citywide autumn tree planting the process was arranged in all the administrative districts from early morning, and both the municipality subordinated structures and all the state structures functioning in the capital, non-governmental organizations, private companies, condominiums as well as thousands of residents participated in the tree planting.

 
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Yerevan is interesting for Egyptian tourists as well

 

The head of the Department of Foreign Relations of the Municipality of Yerevan David Gevorgyan had a meeting with the representatives of the largest tourist company in the Arabic Republic of Egypt "Lucky tours". The guests were introduced the policy adopted by the Municipality of Yerevan in the sphere of tourism. In particular, the measures and programs taken by the Municipality with the aim of making Yerevan more recognizable, perceptible and attractive to the world were pointed out during the meeting.

 
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There are 13 best essays the theme of which was "Yerevan with my eyes"

 

The Deputy Mayor of Yerevan Vano Vardanyan awarded the pupils won the competition for best essay titled "Yerevan with my eyes" announced on the event of the 2794th anniversary of Yerevan. 133 pupils of the 5-9 forms of the schools subordinated to the Municipality of Yerevan participated in the competition.

 
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As a result of cooperation between the Municipality and the private sector a another yard has been opened

 

Yerevan Mayor Taron Margaryan took part in the solemn opening of another well-arranged yard in the capital. Building of a new recreation zone in the administrative district of Kanaker Zeitun is one of the best examples of  cooperation between the Municipality and the private sector. Once again “Coca-Cola Hellenic Armenia” company has participated in the improvement of yard areas in the capital.

 
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The companies servicing the transport routes are obliged to service at late time as well

"The passenger transport in all the routes is to work at late hours as well in accordance with the schedule provided by the terms of the competition. The companies servicing the routes with violations are to be disciplined in accordance with the requirements of the newly signed treaties. The residents of the capital are to be served properly", said Yerevan Mayor Taron Margaryan during the regular working conference instructing the corresponding structures to set permanent control in this direction

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The results of the assessment and analysis of the work of the administrative districts in September and October have been summarized

The results of the assessment and the analysis of the work done by the administrative districts in September and October  were summarized during the conference taken place in the City Hall of Yerevan. The conference was chaired by Yerevan Mayor Taron Margaryan. In accordance with the results the highest rates in September were fixed in Davtashen, Avan and Kentron districts. The rates of the two districts occupied the first two places stayed unchanged in October and the third horizon was shared between Arabkir, Malatia Sebastia and Kentron districts. Relatively low rates during these months were recorded in Kanaker Zeitun and Nubarashen districts.

 
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Mayor Taron Margaryan participated in the events dedicated to 90th jubilee of the YSUAC

The Mayor of Yerevan, the President of the Council of Yerevan State University of Architecture and Construction Taron Margaryan together with the RA Prime Minister Tigran Sargsyan and the RA Minister of Education and Science Armen Ashotyan   participated in the opening of the overhauled basic high school N 3 after Manuk Abeghyan attached to Yerevan State University of Architecture and Construction.

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Yerevan Mayor had a meeting with the Ambassador of Federal Republic of Germany to the RA

 

Yerevan Mayor Taron Margaryan had a meeting with the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Federal Republic of Germany to the Republic of Armenia Rainer Morel. Congratulating the newly appointed Ambassador on starting his diplomatic mission Taron Margaryan highly appreciated the Armenian- German relationship and stressed the importance of the embassies of the two countries in this issue.
 
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Mayor Taron Margaryan had a working tour in Shengavit district

Improvement, landscaping and equipment activities are going on in the yard areas of the capital within the framework of Yerevan development programs. Within the scope of his regular working visit to Shengavit district Mayor Taron Margaryan together with the residents participated in the opening of another two newly built yards and a small football pitch.

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The program of preparations for winter 2012-2013 has been discussed

 

On the instruction of Yerevan Mayor Taron Margaryan the Deputy Mayor Kamo Areyan held an expanded conference within the framework of which the program of preparations for the winter 2012-2013 was discussed. The heads of the corresponding departments of the municipality and of the communal divisions of the administrative districts, directors of sanitary and landscaping companies as well as the leaders of the structures of living maintenance participated in the conference.

 
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The autumn tree planting will be carried out on November 17

November 17 has been announces the day of autumn tree planting. During the regular working conference Yerevan Mayor Taron Margaryan instructed to ensure participation not only of the municipality subordinated structures but also of all the interested organizations in the tree planting.

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A new website www.iYerevan.am has been presented

 The heads of the departments of Development and Investment Programs and of External Design and Advertising of the staff of the Municipality of Yerevan, the head of the “Center of Management Technologies of Yerevan” SCJSC and the coordinator of the program of community development of the UNO Development Program presented the website of the Municipality of Yerevan www.iYerevan.am during the meeting with the journalists. Pointing out that ...

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An Oncology Excellence armenian center will be opened in Yerevan

The RA President Serzh Sargsyan and Yerevan Mayor Taron Margaryan participated in the ceremony of foundation of "The Armenian Oncological Center" being built near the «National scientific laboratory» after A. Alikhnyan located in the administrative district of Achapnyak.

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The mayor of Yerevan has met with the Ambassador of the Republic of Austria

Greeting and congratulating the Ambassador on his appointment to this high and responsible post the Mayor wished his new achievements in his diplomatic mission. Pointing out the high level of the present Armenian-Austrian relations Taron Margaryan presented the perspective of the capital development and outlined the wide perspectives of ...

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The renovated recreation area of Achapnyak district has opened

The President of the Republic of Armenia Serzh Sargsyan accompanied by the Mayor of Yerevan Taron Margaryan participated in the solemn opening ceremony of the recreation zone overhauled this year within community program in the area adjacent to the crossing of Halabyan and Margaryan streets in the administrative district of Achapnyak.

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The quality of food in kindergartens is in permanent focus

During the regular working conference the head of the Department of General Education reported that the quality of food catering in permanent focus in kindergartens. The previous week unexpected inspections had been carried out in 20 kindergartens jointly with the department of Control.

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"Cleaning day" on November 3rd and 10th

"Yervan is our home" program continues. On 3rd and 10th of November the members of Yerevan Municipality’s Youth Council committee of urban development are undertaking the organization of a cleaning day, during which ...

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Notary alley has been opened in the capital

Deputy Mayor of Yerevan Kamo Areyan together with the RA Minister of Justice Hrayr Tovmasyan participated in the opening of Notary alley in the middle segment of Mashtots avenue and Saryan street of Main avenue.

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Mayor Taron Margaryan encouraged the landscaping companies employee of Yerevan city

Yerevan Mayor Taron Margaryan had a meeting with the heads of the landscaping companies of the 12 administrative districts of the capital. Expressing gratitude to all the workers of landscaping companies in the person of their heads for everyday devoted work Taron Margaryan stressed that the result of the care for the capital is evident. This year volumes of landscaping, flowering and care for green areas witness to it.

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Yerevan Municipality supports Popok international advertising festival

This year under the support of the Municipality of Yerevan the International Advertising Festival "Popok" will be held which has been initiated by the advertising public of Armenia.  Authoritative companies from 15 countries on October 25-27 will compete for 6 main nominations and the additional nomination "Book" which has been added in connection with Yerevan declaration World Book Capital 2012 ...

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All the streets in the capital were washed!

The celebration of 2794 anniversary of Yerevan have started early in the morning. Water trucks were been everywhere - in all the districts and secondary streets. Streets washing activities were  involved in the total number of about 70 units of special equipment.

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The main action of "Erebuni-Yerevan 2794"

The main action of "Erebuni-Yerevan 2794" celebration took place in Republic square where the RA President Serzh Sargsyan, the All Armenian Catholicos His Holiness Garegin B, the RA NA Chairman Hovik Abrahamyan, the prime-Minister Tigran Sargsyan, the NA deputies, members of the RA Government and the Council of Elders of Yerevan, representatives of ...

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"Erebuni-Yerevan-2784". North avenue

The festive events in North avenue started at 14.30. Stages were placed along the avenue and on the first of them were shown children's performances: on the theatre, circus, concert stages the children were entertained by cartoon and fairytale heroes. The children also listened to their coevals' live performances. 

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"Erebuni-Yerevan" with a discotheque

Within the frames of the festive events Azatutyan square was turned into a dance stage. A pleasant surprise for the participants of the discotheque was the popular Italian singer Ingrid.

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Classical and jazz music on Yerevan stages

Within the frames of “Erebuni-Yerevan 2784” celebration the residents and the guests of the capital could walk around and participate in the events organized on 26 stages.

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Festive events took place on 26 stages

 

Among the measures dedicated to the 2794th anniversary various concert programs were presented on  the 26 stages located in different parts of the capital.

 
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Festive march and parade in Republic square

 

After the ceremony held in the square adjacent to the City Hall of Yerevan within the frames of “Erebuni-Yerevan 2794” celebration the  parade headed by Mayor Taron Margaryan marched solemnly toward Republic square. During the whole march the residents of the capital expressed congratulations and best regards to the Mayor.

 
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Exhibition of retro cars in Mashtots avenue

 

This time the traditional exhibition of retro cars dedicated to the capital’s birthday was arranged in Mastots avenue. About 30 retro cars were exhibited. The oldest of them was produced in 1936. The retro cars both of the former Soviet Union production and produced in other countries were displayed.

 
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Awarding the title Honorary Citizen of Yerevan

During the solemn ceremony held in Russia square adjacent to the City Hall of Yerevan within the frames of “Erebuni-Yerevan” celebration, taking as a ground the decision of the Council of Elders made on October 12 The Mayor of Yerevan Taron Margaryan in accordance with the procedure awarded with the title of the Honorary citizen of Yerevan ...

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Festive race for 2794 meters

 

The pupils of the sports schools of the capital celebrated the anniversary of Erebuni-Yerevan in their own way and the amateur runners joint them. They ran the symbolic 2794 meters from Haghtanak bridge to Matenadaran.

 
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One of the events of “Erebuni-Yerevan 2794” at Paskevich hill

 

Within the frames of “Erebuni-Yerevan 2794” celebration the solemn ceremony dedicated to 185thanniversary of Yerevan fortress occupation at Paskevich hill in the capital was held in which participated the advisor to the Mayor of Yerevan Grigor Saribekyan, the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary  of the RF to the RA Vyacheslav Kovalenko,the leader of the Armenian representation of the federal agency of CIS countries “Rossotrudnichestvo” Viktor Krivopuskov, eminent guests arrived from the Russian Federation, representatives of clergy.

 
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Congratulation of Yerevan Mayor Taron Margaryan on the anniversary of capital

 

Within the frames of "Erebuni-Yerevan 2794" celebration a solemn ceremony was also held in Russia square adjacent to the Municipality of Yerevan. During the festive ceremony followed the special art performance with the participation of educational and cultural establishments of all the administrative districts Yerevan Mayor Taron Margaryan greeting and congratulating all the participants of the celebration particularly said:

 
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The first experimental cycle lane has been opened in the capital

 

Taking into account the overloaded traffic in the capital and the number of vehicles increasing day by day, as well as the ecological problems and the growth of interest of the population in cycle traffic and its demand, on the instruction of Yerevan Mayor Taron Margaryan as a result of cooperation with "Kanachastan" NGO the first cycle lane has been opened. It begins in the area adjacent to the cafe «Aragast» in Circle park and stretches to the area adjacent to the monument to Zoravar Andranik.

 
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