Press at a Glance: Samvel Nikoyan was let down
Samvel Nikoyan the ex-speaker of the parliament will not be given a ministerial portfolio in the new Cabinet, and will remain there as an ordinary MP, RPA executive body’s and council’s meetings unveiled Friday.
Nikoyan had declared in CEC that he may receive some position in the Cabinet, the Haykakan Zhamanak writes.“Meanwhile the RPA circles said Nikoyan was likely to be Minister of Nature Protection. Later, some other rumors linked him with the position of Minister of Labor and Social Issues and Minister of Urban Development.
When it was revealed yesterday that he will not receive any position, everybody’s reaction was that he was “let down,” the paper writes.
“One of the key achievements of the project implemented with UNDP/GEF support is the inclusion and support of extra-curricular environmental education as a strategic approach. This was a direct result of the series of roundtables jointly organized with EEN members and policymakers,” adds Sahakyan.