Karen Karapetyan

Prime Minister of Armenia
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Karen Vilhelmi Karapetyan (born 14 August 1964) is an Armenian politician. He became the Prime Minister of Armenia in 2016 after the resignation of Hovik Abrahamyan.[1]

On 23 April 2018, Karapetyan became acting Prime Minister following the resignation of Serzh Sargsyan.[2] In May 2018, Nikol Pashinyan was elected Prime Minister.


Karapetyan earned a PhD in economics in 1989.


  1. LLC, Helix Consulting. "Prime Мinister - Biography - The Government of the Republic of Armenia". www.gov.am. Retrieved 2018-04-16.
  2. "Обязанности премьера Армении возложены на Карена Карапетяна". Interfax.ru (in Russian). 2018-04-23. Retrieved 2018-04-23.