Prime Minister Pashinyan says 2024 budget draft is ‘historic’

 11:30, 16 November 2023

YEREVAN, NOVEMBER 16, ARMENPRESS. The revenues in the 2024 budget will be doubled compared to 2018, increasing by 1 trillion 334 billion drams ($3 billion), Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan said in parliament during debates of his administration's 2024 budget request.

“We are discussing the 2024 state budget draft and I have to say that in my opinion this is a historic budget of historic times,” Pashinyan said.

“The revenue part of the budget, compared to 2018, is being more than doubled, increasing by 1 trillion 334 billion drams, or 3 billion dollars. The expenditures part is also doubled,” Pashinyan said.

He noted that healthcare spending will be doubled, which means that the accessibility to healthcare for citizens will be doubled as well.