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Fly Arna’s second cabin crew cadet graduates
  • Press release
  • 2022-05-18 13:49:58

  Yerevan, Armenia; May 18, 2022: Fly Arna, Armenia’s national airline and a joint venture company between the Armenian National Interests Fund (ANIF) and Air Arabia Group, announced the graduation

Ameriabank awarded with TFP Prize for Deal of the Year 2021: Green Trade by EBRD
  • Press release
  • 2022-05-17 17:23:18

Ameriabank’s project on saving water and energy resources, implemented jointly with Banca Popolare di Sondrio (Italy), has been recognized as the Deal of the Year 2021: Green Trade by

UP TO 300 GB WITH UCOM'S WI-FI ON THE GO: EXCITING NEWS FOR UGO AND UBOX SUBSCRIBERS
  • Press release
  • 2022-05-13 16:25:55

The existing subscribers of Ucom's mobile internet uGo 3500, uGo 5500, uGo 7500 and uBox 12 500 postpaid tariff plans, who joined one of these services by May 1,

Anna Astvatsaturian Foundation launches "Ser Artsakh" charity program
  • Press release
  • 2022-05-10 11:06:35

  The next program based on the patriotic activities of the Anna Astvatsaturian Foundation is the "Ser Artsakh'' charity project, within the framework of which every child born in Artsakh

UCOM PROVIDES IJEVAN COLLEGE AND NERKIN KARMIRAGHBYUR SECONDARY SCHOOL WITH INTERNET
  • Press release
  • 2022-05-06 16:55:16

Ucom has provided Ijevan College and Nerkin Karmiraghbyur Secondary School, the beneficiaries of “Seroond Schools” program by “Teach For Armenia” educational foundation, with SIM-cards with mobile internet access as

Statement of the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Armenia Ararat Mirzoyan for the press following the meeting with the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Georgia Ilia Darchiashvili
  • Press release
  • 2022-04-30 13:40:02

  Honorable Mr. Darchiashvili,   Dear colleagues,   I would like to congratulate my colleague Ilia Darchiashvili, the Foriegn Minister of Georgia, who is in Yerevan on his first official visit, and once again

3 REASONS TO ACQUIRE UCOM BONDS WHILE WORKING IN THE COMPANY
  • Press release
  • 2022-04-28 16:51:39

When back in 2019 Ucom first issued bonds in AMD and USD in the Armenian telecommunications market, a number of the company employees also acquired them.    In previous publications, we

Results of the CSO Meter Research 2021 Armenia presented
  • Press release
  • 2022-04-27 15:08:26

  On April 26, 2022, Transparency International Anticorruption Center (TIAC) organised the presentation of the CSO Meter Armenia 2021 country report. The event was attended by the representatives of the

3 REASONS TO BUY SPECIFICALLY UCOM BONDS
  • Press release
  • 2022-04-21 16:42:06

Ucom is the first company in the Armenian telecommunications market to decide in 2019 to issue high yield corporate bonds in AMD and USD.    In the previous article, we examined

UCOM BONDS: THE FIRST CORPORATE BONDS IN THE ARMENIAN TELECOM FIELD
  • Press release
  • 2022-04-14 17:12:55

In 2019, Ucom issued corporate bonds for the first time.   In this article we will try to understand what a bond is and what are the advantages of that as

We will adhere to the struggle for independence based on the right of peoples to self-determination. President Harutyunyan held a meeting in Martakert
  • Press release
  • 2022-04-13 13:43:55

On April 12, President of the Artsakh Republic Arayik Harutyunyan met in the town of Martakert with the officials of the regional administration, community heads and active representatives of

Global Community joins FAST in Raising $1.4 Million for Science & Tech
  • Press release
  • 2022-04-11 12:42:26

  The Foundation for Armenian Science and Technology (FAST) held its inaugural fundraiser- Advance Armenia Gala – on March 31, 2022, in Los Angeles, CA at The Landmark with hundreds

The Republic’s President chaired a regular sitting of the Security Council
  • Press release
  • 2022-04-08 16:18:37

On April 8, President of the Artsakh Republic Arayik Harutyunyan chaired a regular sitting of the Security Council. Issues related to the military-political situation in the republic, recent developments taking

American Corners in Armenia Celebrate the 7th Reading Marathon
  • Press release
  • 2022-04-08 15:04:49

  The five American Corners in Armenia – in Yerevan, Gyumri, Vanadzor, Charentsavan, and Kapan – came together April 8 to mark the National Library Week with a reading marathon

Yerevan announced as host city for 20th Junior Eurovision Song Contest
  • Press release
  • 2022-04-06 15:45:08

  The European Broadcasting Union (EBU) and its Armenian Member AMPTV are pleased to announce that the 20th Junior Eurovision Song Contest will take place in the Karen Demirchyan Sports

Global Finance names Ameriabank Best Bank in Armenia in 2022
  • Press release
  • 2022-04-04 17:56:22

  Ameriabank has been named Best Bank in Armenia in 2022 by Global Finance, a leading magazine specializing in coverage of international finance sector. The announcement has come as the

The regular sitting of the Security Council under the chairmanship of President Harutyunyan was held in an expanded format
  • Press release
  • 2022-04-01 16:08:21

A regular sitting of the Security Council under the chairmanship of President of the Artsakh Republic Arayik Harutyunyan was held in an expanded format. In his opening remarks, the President

STATEMENT by the Democratic Forces of Armenia
  • Press release
  • 2022-04-01 14:54:53

  We, the undersigned, acting as the bearers and representatives of the national will of the Armenian people, raise our irreversible choice and position on the following:    1) The sovereignty of

Transavia will start operating flights on the route Paris -Yerevan- Paris
  • Press release
  • 2022-03-31 13:40:10

  From 23 April 2022 Transavia will start operating flights on the route Paris (Orly) -Yerevan- Paris (Orly). The frequency of flights will be twice a week, every Wednesday and

300 gifts, 3 promotional draws - Winners of Ameriabank’s promotional draws “Live Armenian”, “Live with a Smile” and “Live Limitless” are announced
  • Press release
  • 2022-03-31 13:03:57

  On March 30, Ameriabank summed up the promotional draws “Live Armenian”, “Live with a Smile” and “Live Limitless” and announced the results.   From December 9, 2021 to March 9, 2022,

GREEN IPHONE ON THE BEST CREDIT TERMS AT GREEN OPERATOR'S STORES
  • Press release
  • 2022-03-29 16:33:06

The sales of Alpine Green iPhone 13 Pro smartphones on the best credit terms kicked off at Ucom sales and service centers, as well as in Ucom’s online shop.    According

Supporters Have Joined the Movement to Transform Armenia’s Future Through Science
  • Press release
  • 2022-03-29 14:14:52

  Armenia has recently received attention from the international community supporting the advancement of science and innovation.   Local and Diaspora Armenians as well as foreign companies and investors have joined the

Forum of Arts Charles Aznavour officially inaugurated in Montigny-le Bretonneux, France
  • Press release
  • 2022-03-28 18:00:05

  On March 26, 2022, the Forum of Arts Charles Aznavour was officially inaugurated in Montigny-le-Bretonneux, France. The inauguration ceremony brought together Nicolas Aznavour, co-founder of the Aznavour Foundation; Kristina

Today’s infiltration of Azerbaijani military forces into the village of Pharukh of Askeran region of the Republic of Artsakh is the logical continuation of criminal policy of Azerbaijan
  • Press release
  • 2022-03-25 10:21:26

  Today’s infiltration of Azerbaijani military forces into the village of Pharukh of Askeran region of the Republic of Artsakh is the logical continuation of criminal policy of Azerbaijan.    In breach

Artsakh Republic's President convoked a Security Council meeting
  • Press release
  • 2022-03-19 12:31:18

  On March 19, President of the Republic of Artsakh Arayik Harutyunyan convoked a meeting of the Security Council.   Issues related to overcoming the internal and external challenges facing the Republic

press release eu iris business incubator’s grand event
  • Press release
  • 2022-03-16 13:52:41

  EU supported IRIS Business Incubator, founded by "Armenian Caritas" Benevolent NGO and "SME Cooperation Association" NGO, summarized the results of its 3 main Incubation Cycles implemented within the framework

President of the Artsakh Republic Harutyunyan received representatives of the ARF-Dashnaktsutyun Party
  • Press release
  • 2022-03-12 12:22:53

    On March 12, President of the Artsakh Republic Arayik Harutyunyan received ARF newly elected Bureau member David Ishkhanyan and representative of the ARF Artsakh Central Committee Arthur Mosiyan. Highly appreciating

President of the Artsakh Republic Harutyunyan received philanthropist Alek Baghdasaryan
  • Press release
  • 2022-03-07 15:08:58

    On March 7, President of the Artsakh Republic Arayik Harutyunyan received philanthropist, member of the Board of Trustees of the Armenian Educational Foundation Alek Baghdasaryan.   The interlocutors discussed issues related

NEW MOVIE CHANNELS IN UCOM AND GOOD NEWS FOR UNITY TARIFF SUBSCRIBERS
  • Press release
  • 2022-02-22 16:49:28

For all Ucom TV subscribers, Ucom has acquired the rights to rebroadcast two highly rated HD quality movie channels : the «Киносерия» and «Киносвидание» ones.    Moreover, from now on Unity

Ameriabank Receives Another IFC Award in Trade-Finance Sector
  • Press release
  • 2022-02-21 16:28:45

 Ameriabank CJSC has been named the Best Issuing Bank in the Caucasus for 2021 by International Financial Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group, in the 10th

The TUMO Box in Akhalkalaki, in the Javakheti region of Georgia, Has Welcomed Students To the First Sessions
  • Press release
  • 2022-02-17 11:43:19

  This Monday, the TUMO box in Akhalkalaki, in the Javakheti region of Georgia, welcomed students to its first sessions. Thanks to the cooperation announced in December 2021 between TUMO

Issues on the concept of healthcare system development were discussed with the President of the Republic of the Artsakh
  • Press release
  • 2022-02-16 12:09:02

  President of the Artsakh Republic Arayik Harutyunyan convened a working consultation dedicated to the elaboration of the concept of development of the healthcare system in the Republic.   Artsakh Republic Minister

President of the Artsakh Republic Harutyunyan appointed chairman of the Civil Service Council of the Artsakh Republic
  • Press release
  • 2022-02-15 11:56:00

  On February 15, President of the Artsakh Republic Arayik Harutyunyan signed a decree on dismissing Boris Arushanyan from the post of chairman of the Civil Service Council of the

Ameriabank is the First in Armenia to Place Green Bonds via Public Offering
  • Press release
  • 2022-02-14 17:40:07

 Ameriabank announces public placement of nominal, coupon, book-entry bonds with the total volume of USD 8 million and AMD 3 billion during the period from February 14 to April

UCOM OFFERS BUYING XIAOMI REDMI NOTE 10S AND GET WIRELESS EARBUDS AS A GIFT
  • Press release
  • 2022-02-11 17:30:15

Until March 1, 2022 inclusive, Ucom offers purchasing the Xiaomi Redmi Note 10S smartphone for only 3750 AMD per month and receive the Accesstyle Flame TWS wireless earbuds as

UCOM OFFERS DISCOUNTS ON A NUMBER OF DEVICES ON THE OCCASION OF LOVE HOLIDAYS
  • Press release
  • 2022-02-09 16:40:43

Ucom launched an offer of "Love Holidays’ Discounts at Ucom", within the framework of which a number of devices will be discounted by 5-15% until February 14, 2022 inclusive.    In

HayPost introduces a new system, Envelope
  • Press release
  • 2022-02-07 13:48:06

  HayPost informs that a “bulk items collection fee” is planned to apply from the 1st of March.  200 AMD per item will be charged starting from the 10th item 

The President of the Republic Artsakh got acquainted with the construction works of a new settlement being built for the residents of occupied Aknaghbyur
  • Press release
  • 2022-02-04 15:07:47

  Artsakh Republic President Arayik Harutyunyan visited the administrative territory of Krasni community of Askeran region, where a new settlement is being built for the residents of Aknaghbyur community of

UNITY TARIFF + SUPER WI-FI 6: UCOM OFFERS HIGH SPEED INTERNET IN EVERY CORNER YOUR HOME
  • Press release
  • 2022-02-03 17:37:20

  For several weeks now, Ucom has presented its new Unity tariffs, which combine fixed and mobile services. For the first time, the Company's subscribers will have the opportunity to

Workshop on Introduction of the Results of Feasibility Study to Pilot decentralized WWT options around Lake Sevan
  • Press release
  • 2022-01-27 14:23:55

  On January 27 in the framework of the "Lake Sevan Environmental Protection" (EU4SEVAN) project which is jointly funded by the European Union and the German Federal Ministry for Economic

‘Fly Arna’ appoints Chief Executive Officer
  • Press release
  • 2022-01-27 11:42:13

  Yerevan, Armenia; January 26, 2022: Fly Arna, Armenia’s national airline and a joint venture company between the Armenian National Interests Fund (ANIF) and Air Arabia Group, announces the appointment

EBRD and donors increase funding for SMEs in Armenia US$ 25 million to Ameriabank for private sector lending
  • Press release
  • 2022-01-20 12:31:34

  • Financing will boost lending to MSMEs and women-led businesses  • EBRD supports Armenia’s private sector in upgrading technologies to EU standards • Donor support from the European Union, Sweden and

The TCF aims at increasing the number of project beneficiaries and relies on the generosity of its benefactors. The TCF invites organizations, individuals both from Armenia and the Diaspora to cooperate with it and to support vulnerable children
  • Press release
  • 2022-01-18 15:44:05

Education is one of the priorities for any civilized country. Unfortunately, due to financial situation, many children are deprived of a minimally adequate educational program since they are more

ANIF participated in the "Abu Dhabi Sustainable Development Week" summit
  • Press release
  • 2022-01-18 14:21:40

  ANIF CEO David Papazian participated in Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week Summit in Abu Dhabi on January 17-18.    One of the world's largest summits on sustainability, climate change and renewable energy

The meeting of Special Representatives of Armenia and Turkey took place
  • Press release
  • 2022-01-14 16:20:04

  Special Representatives for the normalization process between Armenia and Turkey, respectively, the Deputy Speaker of the Armenian Parliament Mr. Ruben Rubinyan and Ambassador Serdar Kılıç met on 14 January

National Youth Day of India celebrated in Armenia
  • Press release
  • 2022-01-13 21:03:26

National Youth Day, also known as Vivekananda Jayanti, is celebrated in India on Swami Vivekananda's birthday, on January 12.   In 1984, the Government of India declared this day National Youth

The United States Embassy in Armenia and the Prosecutor General’s Office of the Republic of Armenia Cooperate to Extradite a U.S. Fugitive
  • Press release
  • 2022-01-11 17:43:52

  Pursuant to ongoing collaboration and strong partnerships, the United States and Armenian Law Enforcement Authorities and Prosecutors successfully extradited a wanted U.S. Citizen from Yerevan, Armenia to the U.S.

President Harutyunyan partook in the Divine Liturgy dedicated to the Holy Nativity
  • Press release
  • 2022-01-06 14:53:36

  On 6 January Artsakh Republic President Arayik Harutyunyan together with the republic's top leadership and representatives of the Supreme Command Staff of the Defense Army partook in the Divine

UCOM AND "10X ENGINEERING" PARTNERED ON A PROJECT FOR CHILDREN
  • Press release
  • 2021-12-29 17:04:14

Ucom cooperated with “10X Engineering” company providing virtual reality device by which children attending the endocrine department of Muratsan hospital complex will undergo painless treatment.    With the virtual reality eyeglass

Patriarch of Istanbul Spreads Falsehoods; About Covid, Under the Guise of Religion
  • Press release
  • 2021-12-29 11:53:06

  In October 2021, the Patriarch of Istanbul, Sahag Mashalian, delivered at the Holy Hovhannes Church in the Kumkape district of Istanbul a very strange sermon full of conspiracies and

Ameriabank has Raised EUR 15M Tier 2 Capital from Triodos Investment Management
  • Press release
  • 2021-12-23 17:50:39

Ameriabank and Triodos Investment Management have entered into a  long-term subordinated loan agreement with the amount of EUR 15M. The subordinated loan qualifies as Bank Tier 2 capital under

UCOM TAKES PART IN THE "BIG CHRISTMAS MARKET"
  • Press release
  • 2021-12-22 16:04:06

  On December 22-26, 2021 Ucom takes part in the biggest "Big Christmas Market", which is held in the Sports and Concert Complex after Karen Demirchyan. The Company is presented

Next Branch of Ameriabank Launched in Malatia-Sebastia
  • Press release
  • 2021-12-21 17:15:54

 Ameriabank opens yet another branch, this time establishing its presence in Malatia-Sebastia district of Yerevan at 40/4 Zoravar Andranik street. Malatia is the fifth new branch of Ameriabank this

Armenia to host 20th Eurovision Song Contest in 2022
  • Press release
  • 2021-12-21 14:26:17

  The EBU and its Armenian Member AMPTV are pleased to announce that the 20th Junior Eurovision Song Contest (JESC) will be staged in Armenia next year following their win

Hate speech has no relation to freedom of speech. The Human Rights Defender of Armenia has published an informative video
  • Press release
  • 2021-12-21 10:57:31

  The Human Rights Defender has published a video about negative consequences of hate speech, stressing that it has no relation to freedom of speech.   This awareness-raising video on combating hate

“Hate breeds hatred”: The Human Rights Defender has released an awareness video on the consequences of the dissemination of hatred
  • Press release
  • 2021-12-20 10:50:11

  Hate speech always returns to the one who spreads hatred. This is the message of the awareness-raising video published by the Human Rights Defender of Armenia.   This awareness-raising video on

International scientific session dedicated to the; 150th birth anniversary of Spendiaryan
  • Press release
  • 2021-12-17 14:07:15

  An international scientific session entitled “Alexander Spendiaryan 150” dedicated to the Jubilee of the great Armenian composer took place virtually on December 14-16, 2021. The organizers were the Institute

Arayik Harutyunyan received Chairman of the Investigative Committee of Armenia Argishti Kyaramyan
  • Press release
  • 2021-12-17 13:02:53

  On 17 December President of the Artsakh Republic Arayik Harutyunyan received the delegation led by Chairman of the Investigative Committee of the Republic of Armenia Argishti Kyaramyan.    Issues related to

Ameriabank has Signed USD 20 million Loan Agreements with responsAbility and the Global Climate Partnership Fund
  • Press release
  • 2021-12-16 16:50:19

  December 16, 2021. Ameriabank has signed USD 20 million loan agreements with responsAbility Investments AG and the Global Climate Partnership Fund (“GCPF”) aimed at financing small and medium size

President of the Artsakh Republic Arayik Harutyunyan chaired the Security Council meeting
  • Press release
  • 2021-12-15 17:49:12

  On 15 December President of the Artsakh Republic Arayik Harutyunyan convened a meeting of the Security Council. In his speech the Head of the State highlighted that current crisis has

A bag with money was found at “Zvartnots” Airport
  • Press release
  • 2021-12-14 17:00:54

  The passenger, who has arrived on December 13 at "Zvartnots" International Airport from Moscow, reported that he had forgotten his carry on luggage (containing 180,000 Russian rubles) inside the

Armenia: 6500 people in border communities to receive cash for winter needs
  • Press release
  • 2021-12-09 13:29:42

  Yerevan (ICRC) – Starting from December, the International Committee of the Red Cross Delegation in Armenia, in cooperation with the Armenian Red Cross Society (ARCS), has launched cash distribution

President Arayik Harutyunyan paid tribute to the memory of the innocent victims of the destructive Spitak earthquake
  • Press release
  • 2021-12-07 12:36:44

  President Arayik Harutyunyan paid tribute to the memory of the innocent victims of the destructive Spitak earthquake   Today on December 7, in connection with the 33rd anniversary of the destructive

Concert-lecture dedicated to the anniversaries of Alexander Spendiaryan and Arno Babajanyan in London
  • Press release
  • 2021-12-02 18:29:33

Concert-lecture dedicated to the anniversaries of Alexander Spendiaryan and Arno Babajanyan in London. On 27 November a lecture and a concert dedicated to the 150th anniversary of Alexander Spendiaryan and

OPEC Fund Partners Ameriabank to Address Problems and Help to Improve the Life of People in Armenia. T. Alnassar
  • Press release
  • 2021-12-02 17:02:17

  Tareq Alnassar, OPEC Fund Assistant Director-General, Private Sector and Trade Finance Operations, talks about OPEC Fund’s partnership with Ameriabank, projects implemented by the fund, private sector support and the

HayPost and Latvijas Pasts start a new cooperation
  • Press release
  • 2021-12-01 19:32:42

  HayPost and Latvijas Pasts announce the launch of a new cooperation. A cooperation agreement was signed at the renovated post office 0056 in Yerevan city between the CEO of

UNITY – “HAPPY NEW TARIFF!” UCOM LAUNCHES ITS BEST OFFER EVER
  • Press release
  • 2021-12-01 18:10:49

  Ucom has introduced a new – Unity tariff, which combines both fixed and mobile services for the entire family. By joining Unity tariffs, on a monthly basis subscribers can

Statement by the Board of Trustees of the Hayastan All Armenian Fund regarding Agenda Item 1 of the 30th meeting of the Board on November 27th
  • Press release
  • 2021-12-01 16:47:51

The Board of Trustees of the Hayastan All Armenian Fund received and acknowledged reports made by the Working Group convened by the Board, the outside auditor conducting the Fund’s

AGBU CONGRATULATES CENTRAL BOARD MEMBER ERIC ESRAILIAN ON RECEIVING MEDAL FROM POPE FRANCIS
  • Press release
  • 2021-12-01 11:06:45

  Physician, film producer, human rights advocate, and entrepreneur Eric Esrailian of Los Angeles recently received the Benementi medal, the highest civilian honor conferred by Pope Francis. The pontifical award

SCHOOL GARDENS: TOWARDS A HEALTHY FUTURE IN ARMENIA
  • Press release
  • 2021-11-30 12:55:48

  YEREVAN – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) and the Social and Industrial Foodservice Institute (SIFI) celebrated the winner of the “Best Mini Garden in Armenia” competition.    School N3

WITH THE TECHNICAL SUPPORT OF UCOM "CAPTURE THE FLAG" INFORMATION SECURITY CONTEST TOOK PLACE
  • Press release
  • 2021-11-29 16:44:52

  Оn November 27-28, 2021 with the technical support of Ucom “Capture the Flag” Information Security Contest, organized by the Enterprise Incubator Foundation (EIF), took place at the Microsoft Innovation