(www.arka.am) вЂ" The concept of scientific reforms in Armenia needs revision, said Radik Martirosyan, the President of the RA National Academy of Sciences, presenting the concept of scientific reforms and the Government's 2007-2010 development program.
"The concept of reforms in the Armenian science sector needs revision. Today, in this concept there exist certain flaws and norms, with which not all the interested authorities agree," he said.
According to the concept and the 2007-2010 program, it is proposed by 2010 to finish the elaboration and adoption of laws and by-laws on the scientific development.
A special inter-departmental commission of four working groups has been set up to work on the above-mentioned documents.
Martirosyan said that the working groups operate in the spheres of reforming legislative field, finding approaches to financing science, elaborating priority directions for scientific works and conducting independent expert examinations, reports Trend.
RA President Robert Kocharyan and RA Minister of Education and Science Levon Mkrtchyan adopted the decision of implementing scientific reforms in Armenia on July 24, 2006.
On August 18, the RA Government approved the rule of events under the reforms program. On November 15, 2006, the Concept of scientific reforms was brought up for public discussions.