Nalbandian: Racism and racial discrimination, xenophobia and intolerance grossly violate human dignity and give rise to tensions within and between societies. That is why the fight against them became one of the main priorities of our chairmanship.
Twenty Armenian MPs are dollar millionaires, ParliamentMonitoring.am says, referring to the data of the monitoring of the Armenian National Assembly's activity during two sessions. The top five wealthiest MPs are four members of the Prosperous Armenia Party - Gagik Tsarukyan, Vahan Karapetyan, Gourgen Arsenyan and Grigory Margaryan, as well as an MP from the ruling Republican Party of Armenia Samvel Alexanyan, who is the second wealthiest MP after Tsarukyan.
Tsarukyan has 6 buildings with a total area of 9,000 sq m, 9 land plots with a total area of 33.35 hectares, 7 cars (BMW X-5, Toyota Prado V- 6, Jeep Wrangler P6-4.0. , Rolls-Royce B12-6.7, Rolls-Royce Phantom Coupe, Nissan Patrol , Range Rover sport 4.4). He has also declared 8 sets of bedroom furniture and 2 sets of kitchen furniture worth a total of 811 thsd 750 EUR, 3 finger-rings with diamonds worth $4 mln 700 thsd, 3 watches - $1 mln 300 thsd.
The annual financial income of Tsarukyan is 5 bln 956 mln 499 thsd AMD (the MP's salary is 3 mln 135 thsd 310 AMD), $60 mln 81 thsd, 40 mln EUR. At the moment of the declaring, his financial means made up about 1 bln 161 mln AMD, $30 mln 730 thsd, 20 mln 483 thsd EUR.
The PAP leader also has shares in 33 companies. In particular, he owns 100% of shares at Multi Group concern, CJSC "Multi Group Stone", LLC "Multi Motors", LLC "Bellezza", Kotayk beer factory, LLC "Multi Distribution", LLC "Hotel Riga", LLC "Mira G".
Samvel Alexanyan (RPA) has declared several units of property in Yerevan, Kotayk and Shirak regions. The MP owns 4 cars (Mercedes Benz -500, VAZ 21 124, Mercedes Benz - 600, Range Rover Sport 4.2). Alexanyan's incomes amounted to 17 mln 750 thsd AMD. At the moment of declaring, his financial means totaled 380 mln AMD, $9 mln 385 thsd.
Vahan Karapetyan (PAP) has declared several units of property in Yerevan, 5 cars. The MP's incomes amounted to 1280 thsd AMD (salary) and $122 thsd. At the moment of declaring, his financial means totaled 1 bln 230 mln AMD, $5 mln 150 thsd and 650 thsd EUR.
Gourgen Arsenyan (MP from PAP, leader of the United Labor Party) has declared 6 units of property in Yerevan, Gyumri, Tbilisi, as well as 8 land plots. He owns 2 two-seater airplanes CH-701STOL, 3 cars - Lexus LS600HL, Range Rover Super Gharego, Toyota Prado. The annual income is 1 bln 190 mln 464 thsd AMD. At the moment of declaring, Arsenyan had 35 mln 233 thsd AMD, $6 mln 253 thsd and 23 thsd 138 EUR on his account. Arsenyan owns 100% of shares in CJSC "ARSOIL" and Unicorn Trade, 50% of shares in Unicorn Group, Unicorn Print, Unicorn Flora, Unicorn Technology, Unicorn Construction, Annalus. He also owns 85% of shares in Grand Tobacco CJSC (Tajikistan).
Grigory Margaryan has declared a food trade facility in Ptghni village of Kotayk region (on a 50% share basis) a house in Yerevan, 2 land plots in Yerevan. The MP has 5 cars - Porsche Cayenne, Daewoo Damas, 2 Mercedes Benz cars and a VAZ 2102. Margaryan's annual income is 36.5 mln AMD. At the moment of declaring, the MP had 2 bln 90 mln AMD, $815 thsd on his account.