Taron Margaryan elected Yerevan Mayor
Taron Margaryan has been elected Mayor off Yerevan.
He was elected unanimously by 49 votes during Tuesday's session of Armenian capital Yerevan's Council of Elders.
Ruling coalition's Prosperous Armenia Party Faction leader Gurgen Gasparyan stated they have no nominees of their own and they will support Margaryan's nomination.
As NEWS.am informed earlier, RPA had decided to nominate as Mayor, the city's First Deputy Mayor, Taron Margaryan. And during RPA Board session, on October 31, Armenia's President and RPA Chairman Serzh Sargsyan had nominated Margaryan's candidacy.
To note, Yerevan's former Mayor Karen Karapetyan had resigned from office in late October, and Taron Margaryan replaced him as Acting Mayor, until Tuesday's elections.