Nikol Pashinyan and his family

New Year’s Message from Pashinyan


YEREVAN —  Acting Prime Minister of Armenia Nikol Pashinyan addressed a congratulatory message on New Year and Christmas.

The message says, in part, “The year 2018 was a year when the Armenian nationals and the Diaspora-based Armenians, adults and children, male and female, rural or urban united around one common goal and forged our common victory, which ultimately became an exceptional achievement of national unity.

“At this borderline of 2018-2019, I want to formulate the task that is set in front of us: to make of 2019 just as dear and loved and memorable as the year 2018. And I consider it necessary to record that the passing year was not the summit of our victories, but only the foot, not the end of line of our march, but just the beginning. In 2019 we must achieve new heights, record new achievements first of all in our socio-economic life.

“Our main task in 2019 is the economic revolution and making its results more tangible. But next year will not be the climax of our victories, not because our flight will be low, but because our national and state ambitions will be higher and higher.”

He sent a special greeting to “all our soldiers, officers and generals who are on the frontline safeguarding our peace.”

“Finally, I welcome all the citizens of the Republic of Armenia, all our compatriots in Armenia, Artsakh and the Diaspora. I love all of you, I am proud of you and I bow before you all,” he added.

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