Politics 18:40 11/02/2019 Armenia

Mane Tandilyan: The government programme does not address questions as how, when, and to what extent

Member of opposition “Bright Armenia” fraction at Armenia’s National Assembly Mane Tandilyan sees gaps in the government programme unveiled days ago. Ahead of the debate over the programme at the parliament, Tandilyan spoke to reporters on Monday.

“I am set to present the main concerns during tomorrow’s parliament session, specifically about reforms which are underway yet are in no way reflected in the programme. Does it mean those reforms will not be implemented and the promises of the ruling force will remain unfulfilled?” Tandilyan raised some of the concerns.

In the MP’s words, the government programme does not address questions such as how, when, and to what extent. “Everyone realizes that we should reduce unemployment rates, the poverty. Thus, the logical question is whether the document is a statement of wishes or a programme? We need a strategy for each year,” Tandilyan added.

To note, the parliament is set to discuss the government programme on Tuesday. Earlier, number of experts and opposition politicians criticized the document for lacking specifics and figures on the proposed activities.



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