Yerevan/Mediamax/. President of Armenia Serzh Sargsyan signed a decree on appointing Karen Karapetyan Armenian Prime Minister.
On May 18 President signed a decree today on approving the resignation of the government.
According to the decree, the members of the current government will continue accomplishing their duties until the new government is formed.
According to the Constitution, new Prime Minister is appointed in 10 days after the current convocation of National Assembly finishes its duties. President of Armenia appoints the new Prime Minister after consulting with the parliamentary factions. The new Prime Minister is appointed based on the majority of votes in the Parliament.
President appoints members of the Government as a result of consultations with Prime Minister in 20 days after he takes the office.