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We Have Real Chance to Raise Bilateral Cooperation to New Level – PM Pashinyan Receives Japan’s FM

We Have Real Chance to Raise Bilateral C...

3 September, 2018 YEREVAN, SEPTEMBER 3, ARMENPRESS. Prime Minister of Armenia Nikol Pashinyan received on September 3 Foreign Minister of Japan Tarō Kōno who is in Armenia on an official visit. The PM welcomed the first visit of Japan’s Foreign Minister to Armenia and noted that it takes place in an important period for Armenia in terms of democratic changes. “Last year we marked the 25thanniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Armenia and Japan, which could be described as productive and dynamically developing. At the same time I think we...
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Launching of Yerevan-Tokyo Direct Flights is Being Discussed

Launching of Yerevan-Tokyo Direct Flight...

YEREVAN. – Today is a very important day in Armenian-Japanese relations, and we are pleased to welcome Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono in Yerevan. Armenia’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Zohrab Mnatsakanyan on Monday stated the aforesaid at a joint press briefing with his visiting Japanese counterpart. In Mnatsakanyan’s words, last year Armenia and Japan marked the 25th anniversary of their diplomatic relations. “Now we have the opportunity to sum up the accomplishments registered over the past 26 years, as well as to outline the further dynamic development of...
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The Project for Improving Newborn Hearing Examination in the Republic of Armenia

The Project for Improving Newborn Hearin...

Cochlear implant “Switch On” in relation to the Grant Assistance for Grassroots Human Security Projects FY2017: “The Project for Improving Newborn Hearing Examination in the Republic of Armenia” On August 9, 2018, at “Erebouni” MC took place cochlear implant “Switch On” ceremony of 5 years old Arpine Abrahamyan who lost her hearing at the age of 3. During the very first seconds the girl was frightened to hear all the voices around her then cried out of unexpectedness, but a few minutes later she got used to that and started to laugh and enjoy the world full...
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Nikol Pashinyan has sent a Letter of Condolence to the Prime Minister of Japan Shinzo Abe

Nikol Pashinyan has sent a Letter of Con...

10.07.2018 The Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan has sent a letter of condolence to the Prime Minister of Japan Shinzo Abe over the disastrous floods and landslides in Japan. The message, in particular, reads: “I learned with deep sorrow about the numerous victims and devastations caused by the disastrous floods and landslides in Japan. I convey condolence and sympathy to you and the friendly people of Japan. Sharing this terrible sorrow I wish the relatives of the victims endurance and courage and quick recovery to the injured. I am convinced that under your leadership...
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Nikol Pashinyan and the Ambassador of J...

19 June, 2018 YEREVAN, 19 June, ARMENPRESS: The Prime-Minister Nikol Pashinyan has received the newly-appointed Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador of Japan to Armenia Jun Yamada. As “ARMENPRESS” was informed by the Department of Information and Public Relations of the Staff of the Prime Minister, the Prime-Minister has highlighted the activation of the Armenian-Japanese relations and its further development. He has also added that the current cooperation has a great potential to be raised to a new level. Nikol Pashinyan has thanked the Government of Japan for...
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Japanese Ambassador hands over copy of c...

YEREVAN. – Armenian Foreign Minister Zohrab Mnatsakanyan received the newly appointed Ambassador of Japan, Jun Yamada. During the meeting, the Japanese Ambassador handed the copy of credentials to Armenian Foreign Minister. Congratulating the Ambassador on his appointment, Mnatsakanyan expressed hope Mr. Yamada will contribute to the further development of the Armenian-Japanese relations. The Ambassador, in turn, congratulated Zohrab Mnatsakanyan on his appointment and assured that he would do his best to raise the Armenian-Japanese relations to a qualitatively new...
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There was signed an Agreement between Ar...

14.02.2018 On February 14 the Minister of Foreign Affairs of RA Edward Nalbandyan and the Ambassador of Japan in RA Eiji Taguchi signed the agreement “On the Liberalization, Promotion and Protection of Investments between the Government of the Republic of Armenia and the Government of Japan”. In his speech addressed to the attendees at the signing ceremony, Foreign Minister Nalbandyan said: “Last year was marked by the 25th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Armenia and Japan. The relations between Armenia and Japan have passed a...
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The Press Conference of the Ambassador of Japan in Armenia Eiji Taguchi at Media Center (Video)

The Press Conference of the Ambassador o...

On December 11, 2017 from 11:00 to 12:00 o’clock at Media center took place a press conference with the Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador of Japan in Armenia Eiji Taguchi. Author: H. Muradyan translated from Armenian into English...
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Orakarg- Interview. Ambassador of Japan...

translated from Armenian into English by M.Vardanyan Thanks to Anna Vardanyan for the provision of the material!
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“Grassroots” Cultural Grant ...

The Government of Japan invites to apply for the Grant Assistance for Cultural Grassroots Projects (GCGP), in fiscal year 2017 (April 2017- March 2018). Cultural Grassroots Projects (GCGP) provides nonrefundable financial assistance to support the implementation of cultural and higher education projects. GCGP directly supports the promotion of culture at the grass-roots level and higher education in each country, while also acting as cooperation which encourages understanding of and cultural exchanges with Japan. Such projects can include the procurement, transportation...
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Human Security “Grassroots” ...

The Government of Japan invites to apply for the Grant Assistance for Grassroots Human Security Projects (GGP) Programme, in fiscal year 2017 (April 2017- March 2018). Reflecting the Japanese Government’s strong commitment to uphold the concept of “Human Security”, GGP programme intends to contribute to improvements in various fields including education, health, social welfare, vocational training, as well as other sectors. The overall goal of GGP is to enhance the wellbeing of people at the grassroots level, based on the concept of human...
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Japan Envisages to Provide MES RA with 36 Fire-fighting Trucks and 3 Ladder Trucks

Japan Envisages to Provide MES RA with 3...

On October 7, in the Ministry of Emergency Situations of the Republic of Armenia the Director of Rescue Service of MES RA, r/s colonel Mushegh Ghazaryan and Senior Adviser of the Chief Director of Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) and the Head of Expert Group Hiroyuki Hayashi are going to sign a protocol on the preparatory study of the Armenian-Japanese program on the improvement of fire-fighting-rescue equipment in the Republic of Armenia. As we are informed from the official website of the Ministry of Emergency Situations of RA, the main goal of the grant...
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NHK Documentary “Unknown Wonders” will b...

Armnews will begin the broadcast of NHK Documentary “Unknown Wonders” from April 26, 2017 (Wed) at 17:30. The broadcast of this program became possible thanks to Japan Foundation which in the framework of “Japanese TV Broadcasting Abroad” provided the PanArmenian Media Group with Japanese Program. We expect that the broadcast of this documentary will be a good opportunity for the Armenian people to get interested in Japan. Please watch this program. Documentary  “Unknown Wonders”  (Armenian language) This series introduces various wonders through...
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There was signed the Armenian-Japanese Agreement on the Digitization of the Archive of the Public TV (Video)

There was signed the Armenian-Japanese A...

30 March, 2017 On March 30, at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Armenia the Government of the Republic of Armenia and the Government of Japan signed a grant agreement “Program for the Improvement of the Equipment Envisaged for the Digitization of Archive Records of the Public TV of Armenia”. In the presence of the Minister of Foreign Affairs Edward Nalbandyan, the agreement was signed from the Armenian side by the Minister of Transportation, Communication and Information Technologies of RA Vahan Martirosyan and from the Japanese side by...
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The Archive of the Public TV will be Digitized

The Archive of the Public TV will be Dig...

30/03/2017 On March 30, there was signed a Grant Agreement between the Government of the Republic of Armenia and the Government of Japan, which was signed in the form of Exchange of Notes “Program for the Improvement of the Equipment Envisaged for the Digitization of the Archive Records of the Public TV of Armenia”. The agreement was signed by the Minister of Transportation, Communication and Information Technologies of RA Vahan Martirosyan on behalf of the Government of RA and by the Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador of Japan in RA Eiji Taguchi from the...
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The Whole Archive of the Public Television will be Available in HD Quality

The Whole Archive of the Public Televisi...

2017-03-21 In the future, the archive materials of the Public Television of Armenia will be available for the wide sections of the population. In the frameworks of the grant provided to Armenia by the Government of Japan, the Public Television will be saturated with the necessary equipment in order to digitize the archive of the television. For years, the issue of the preservation and digitization of the archive has been a main priority for the Public Television as there is a rich national archive on different media storage, especially on films, video cassettes, DVDs and...
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“Plans are being developed in order to restore Such Historical Monuments as the Symbolic Veranda from the Movie “The Tango of Our Childhood”: Gohar Grigoryan

“Plans are being developed in order to r...

On March 2, at the hotel “Silk Road”, with the cooperation of the Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Armenia and Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) there launched in Yerevan a seminar-discussion with the title “The Maintenance of the Armenian Historical and Cultural Heritage and the Role of the Communities there”. The representatives of historical towns of Armenia also took part in it. There were present at the seminar the adviser of the Embassy of Japan in Armenia Sasame Kenichiro, the program design adviser of JICA Uzbekistan office Azuma...
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Armenia SME Report about Japan Aid durin...

translated from Armenian into English by M.Vardanyan
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Japan ready to boost ties with Armenia, PM Abe says

Japan ready to boost ties with Armenia, ...

January 31, 2017 PanARMENIAN.Net - Japan is ready to strengthen and develop ties with Armenia in every area of cooperation, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe told the visiting Armenian parliament speaker Galust Sahakyan. At the meeting, the Prime Minister said that the Armenian-Japanese interparliamentary partnership has been passing through important stages of development in recent years, sure to leave a positive impact on cooperation between the two countries. The Armenian speaker, in turn, expressed hope that the already efficient cooperation will further deepen on...
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MES RA Uses the Experience of Japan: There is Implemented the Landslide Disaster Management Program

MES RA Uses the Experience of Japan: The...

25.01.2017 On January 25, in the frameworks of the program “Landslide Disaster Management in RA” at the Ministry of Emergency Situations of the Republic of Armenia took place the meeting of the Joint Coordination Committee (JCC), which was headed by the acting Minister of Emergency Situations of RA Haykaram Mkhitaryan and the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Japan to the Republic of Armenia Eiji Taguchi. The goal of the meeting was to present the results of the final assessment of the program “Landslide Disaster Management in the Republic of...