The leader of the Prosperous Armenia Party made a tough speech in the congress of the party today. His speech sounded like an accusation of the government.
“Today we must ask the question why our compatriots working outside Armenia have considerable success, in foreign countries the Armenians find their way quickly, find jobs, create jobs but in their own country they cannot do the same things. The answer is one – the lack of a corresponding environment,” he said.
According to Gagik Tsarukyan, the country is facing a goal of paramount importance. It must create opportunities not to have people think about leaving and to enable them to support their families.
“A working man must not be poor, and if we cannot resolve the problem of unemployment, we will have to fight poverty. If the problem of employment is not resolved soon, we will face a higher percentage of emigration,” he stated.
The leader of the PAP is worried about the lack of the business climate. “We must do everything we can to change the economic and social situation in the country and improve the business climate, create jobs. Armenians will never leave their homeland unless they have jobs, they can support their family,” he says, adding that small and medium-sized businesses must enjoy preferences.
One of the important issues is not to hinder a working person. According to Gagik Tsarukyan, it will lead to economic growth.
“The strongest weapon of our country is the dignified life and welfare of people. The Armenian people must be the main hero of the country and not the officials,” he underlined.
Gagik Tsarukyan says the PAP has included all the resolutions of these problems in its program for the upcoming 5 years.
The slogan of the PAP will be, “Peace in the country, peace at the borders.” There cannot be hostility in the country.
The upcoming parliamentary elections must be conducted peacefully and honestly, says the PAP leader. “We don’t need hostility, we need fair competition. We will do everything we can to protect the votes and the right to vote,” he said, adding that their ally will be the forces which are ready for a fair competition.