by Ashot Safaryan
The ruling Republican Party of Armenia (RPA) has advanced Head of the RPA Faction, Deputy Chairman of the RPA Galust Sahakyan's nominee for Speaker of the Armenian Parliament. The voting will be held at the Parliament's sitting on April 28, Monday.
Following the April 26 meeting of the RPA Executive Body, Vice Speaker, RPA Spokesman Eduard Sharmazanov told journalists that Galust Sahakyan has an immense experience and that both the public and the mass media will make sure of it pretty soon. Sharmazanov added that the issue of Sahakyan's successor in the position of the RPA Faction Head will still be discussed. He also said that the current RPA Faction Secretary Hovhannes Sahakyan will head the Parliamentary Commission on State and Legal Affairs. To recall, the ex-head of that Commission, David Harutyunyan, has become the Head of the Government Staff.