YEREVAN, February 21. /ARKA/. Certain changes will be made in the staff of Armenia’s governing institutions, Armen Ashotyan, education and science minister and deputy chairman of the ruling Republican Party of Armenia, told journalists on Thursday.
He was quoted by Novosti-Armeniaas saying that this staff reshuffle will particularly be made in those agencies which are shaped due to presidential elections.
Asked about possible replacement of the education minister himself with another, he advised journalists not to worry about him, since Armenia has more pressing problems today.
Under the Armenian Constitution, the president accepts the government’s resignation in 50 days after the election and appoints a new prime minister proposed by the majority of the National Assembly in ten days after accepting the resignation.
The Cabinet is shaped in 20 days after the prime minister appointment.
According to the preliminary results of the poll released by the Central Election Commission, Serzh Sargsyan, the incumbent president, was reelected by 861,378 voters (58.64%) and Raffi Hovannisian won 539,674 votes (36.74%). -0-