2010-03-30 /id/596567/lang/en

YEREVAN, MARCH 30, ARMENPRESS: A session of the state commission
on organizing the events dedicated to the 65th anniversary of the
victory taken in Great Patriotic War 1941-1945 has taken place today
in the Armenian government, chaired by Chairman of the commission,
Prime Minister Tigran Sargsyan.

Governmental press service told Armenpress that in the opening speech
the prime minister particularly noted, "In the recent period we
have already implemented numerous events, we have adopted decisions
and bills. We can say that the process is moving forward with great
impetus. I would like to remind you that at our outgoing session we
adopted a governmental decision, approved the bill, which suggests
we must primarily return the money of the participants of the Great
Patriotic War accumulated in appearance of the deposits of the soviet
savings bank. We considered that bill to be urgent. We hope that law
will be adopted by rapid procedures, as a result of which thousands
of our compatriots will receive their deposits of the savings bank.

Besides that, we also adopted a decision on affording to our veterans
a free opportunity of having their rest in sanatoriums and health
resorts of Armenia. For that very reason we extended money from our
reserve fund, too. There are other significant events described in
our events' program, which we must implement. The goal of our today's
gathering is to discuss the implementation process of the program,
as well as to focus on our May tasks."

The implementation process of the events dedicated to the 65th
anniversary of the victory taken in Great Patriotic War 1941-1945,
as well as the details of the organization of the events dedicated
to Victory Day - May 9, were discussed within the frameworks of the
session's agenda.

The head of the Social Department of the governmental working staff
presented to the prime minister the implementation process of the
assignments given at the previous session. He said that the events
have kicked off today with an exhibition of posters on Great Patriotic
War by the Armenian National Archive.

In regard to the organization of May events, it was noted that
festive events dedicated to the 65th anniversary of the victory
will be organized in all the province centers and towns of the
republic. In addition to a number of other issues, details of the
proper participation of 10 Armenian veterans from Armenia and Nagorno
Karabakh in the upcoming festive parade of Moscow have been discussed
as well.

The head of the government gave assignments to the heads of state
departments on proper organization of the upcoming celebrations.