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    SEPTEMBER 28,2010

    RA Prime Minister Tigran Sargsyan partook today in the 8th annual
    Award of Freedom of Information, held since 2003 - after the adoption
    of 'RA Law on Freedom of Information' -every September 28 - World
    Day of Information Freedom. An official from the information and PR
    office of RA Governmental told Armenpress that Prime Minister Tigran
    Sargsyan congratulated the attendees and underscored the importance
    of freedom of information.

    He spoke on the current issues of the sphere. 'First of all we
    emphasize the open and transparent operation of state administration
    bodies. We exert quite serious efforts in this direction for that all
    the decisions, adopted by state bodies, be available for the society
    and presented to them for initial discussion. This gives an opportunity
    to state bodies to take the public opinion into account,' the Prime
    Minister said. He touched upon the establishment of cooperation between
    NGO's and state bodies and mentioned that by this dialogue between
    the society and state bodies in getting information should be ensured.

    The Prime Minister stressed that it was the first time all the
    decisions of the Government were presented to the society via the
    internet. During the award, organized by Freedom of Information Center
    of Armenia, the Governmental website was recognized as
    the best website for provision of information of 2010. Davit Sargsyan,
    chief of RA Prime Minister's staff, expressed gratitude for the award
    and mentioned that the work was undertaken upon Prime Minister Tigran
    Sargsyan's assignment.

    'The first piece of information we placed on the Government's website
    before the creation of, was the gap of financing of
    state non-commercial organizations from the state budget,' Davit
    Sargsyan said.

    From: A. Papazian