STEPANAKERT (Noyan Tapan)–Nagorno-Karabakh Republic President Bako Sahakian Tuesday signed a decree appointing the new cabinet of ministers.
According to the decree, 12 ministries were created, including the position of Chief of Staff, which holds a ministerial rank. The decree also establishes nine agencies working in conjunction with the government, including the national security agency, the internal revenue service and the department of migration and repatriation.
In a separate decree, Sahakian appointed the following individuals as ministers:
Armo Tsadourian: Deputy Prime Minister, Agriculture
Armen Khatchatryan: Health
Artur Mossiyan: Justice
Georgy Petrossian: Foreign
Souren Grigorian: Chief of Staff
Vlatik Khachatryan: Education and Science
Norek Gasparyan: Culture and Youth Affairs
Movses Hakopyan: Defense
Narine Azatyan: Social Security
Benik Babayan: Economic Development
Alekasandr Mamounts: Urban Development
Spartak Tevosyan: Trade