Serzh Sargsyan to step down, 4th President of Armenia to assume office on Monday

  09 April 2018    Read: 641
Serzh Sargsyan to step down, 4th President of Armenia to assume office on Monday

The second term of President Serzh Sargsyan will conclude on Monday, AzVision.az reports citing the Armenian media.

Armen Sarkissian, who was elected fourth President of Armenia, will assume his post at Monday’s special session of the National Assembly (NA).

As of this day, Armenia will completely pass to a parliamentary system of governance.

The new government will comprise the Prime Minister, First Deputy Prime Minister, two deputy prime ministers, and seventeen ministers. There will no longer be a Ministry of International Economic Integration and Reforms.

The government shall be considered to be formed if at least two-thirds of its members have been appointed.

The appointed government members shall take a respective oath at the Presidential Residence, and in the presence of the President.


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