Nikol Pashinyan

Prime Minister of Armenia

Nikol Vovayi Pashinyan (Armenian: Նիկոլ Վովայի Փաշինյան; born 1 June 1975) is an Armenian politician. He is the 20th and current Prime Minister of Armenia since 8 May 2018.[2] He is a former journalist and editor.

Nikol Pashinyan
Նիկոլ Փաշինյան
Nikol Pashinyan April 2014 (cropped).jpg
20th Prime Minister of Armenia
Assumed office
8 May 2018
PresidentArmen Sarkissian
Preceded byKaren Karapetyan (Acting)
Leader of the Way Out Alliance
Assumed office
18 May 2017
Member of the National Assembly
In office
6 May 2012 – 8 May 2018
Parliamentary groupWay Out Alliance (2017–)
ConstituencyElectoral District #4
Personal details
Nikol Vovayi Pashinyan

(1975-06-01) June 1, 1975 (age 44)
Ijevan, Armenian SSR, Soviet Union[1]
Political partyImpeachment Union (2007)
Armenian National Congress (2008–2013)
Civil Contract (2013–)
Spouse(s)Anna Hakobyan
Occupationjournalist, former editor of Haykakan Zhamanak


  1. "Никол Пашинян — РБК: «Я не хочу учитывать украинский опыт»" (in Russian). 26 April 2018. Retrieved 3 May 2018.
  2. Vonberg, Judith (8 May 2018). "Armenian opposition leader Nikol Pashinyan elected prime minister". CNN. Retrieved 8 May 2018.

Other websitesEdit

  • Official personal website (Armenian) Link is down by 8th of May, 2018, GMT+1, time: 19:50 (edit wanted when or if up again)
  • Payqar official website and underground newspaper (Armenian) Link is down by 8th of May, 2018, GMT+1, time: 19:50 (edit wanted when or if up again)
  • Haykakan Zhamanak website and newspaper. (Armenian)
  • Armenaker Kamilion has a substantial number of English translations of Pashinyan's articles in Payqar.