In accordance with the decision of the Council of Elders the special mayoral elections in Yerevan have been scheduled for July 1612.07.2018
The special meeting of Yerevan Council of Elders called in accordance with law was chaired by the First Deputy Mayor of Yerevan, acting Mayor of Yerevan Kamo Areyan. At the special meeting the Council of Elders was submitted the draft decision “On determination of the date for special mayoral elections in the city of Yerevan”. Before this Kamo Areyan informed the members of the Council that in accordance with Paragraph 45, part 2, point 3 of the law “On local self-governance in the city of Yerevan”, the powers of Yerevan Mayor Taron Margaryan were terminated on the basis of the resignation announced by him on July 9,2018.
Taking into account Yerevan Mayor’s r4esignation and following Paragraph 45, part 2, point 3 and Paragraph 46, part 1 of the law “On local self-governance in the city of Yerevan”, the First Deputy Mayor, acting Mayor of Yerevan Kamo Areyan submitted to the Council of Elders the draft decision on determination of the date for special mayoral elections to be held on July 16,2018. There was another suggestion to set the day for elections on August 8,2018. The majority of the Council voted for setting the date for special mayoral elections in the city of Yerevan on July 16, 2018, at 11 am.
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