YEREVAN, May 20. / ARKA /. Armenia’s Prime Minister Hovik Abrahamyan has declined today allegations that many members of his government are engaged in business, which is prohibited by law.
Speaking Tuesday in parliament he said he did not have information that any of his minister was engaged in business.
In retaliation to an opposition lawmaker Aram Manukyan’s claims that the Armenian society is dissatisfied with the new Cabinet, Abrahamyan argued it was impossible to have a Cabinet composition that would be acceptable to all .
"When choosing members of my government I looked in the first place into their professional qualities and experience," he stressed.
Armenia's National Assembly began debating today the policy program of the government for 2014-2017 that says that the Armenian economy will grow by an average of 5 percent annually in the next few years. -0-