Prime Minister


Arayik Harutyunyan


Prime Minister of NKR

In office since

Curriculum Vitae


Date and Place of Birth
December 14, 1973, c. Stepanakert

1990-1994 The National Economy Institute of Yerevan.
1994 moved to the economics department of Artsakh State University, graduated in 1995
1996-1998  postgraduate course of Artsakh State University - economist.
2013 defended a thesis as a candidate of technical sciences

Career Experience
1992  joined the self-defence forces of NKR and actively participated in hostilities.
1995-1997  worked in the NKR ministry of finance and economy as an assistant to the minister.
1997-1999  worked at the Armagrobank Askeran branch as a bank executive.
1999-2004  served as a bank executive at the Armagrobank Stepanakert branch.
2005  elected as a deputy of NKR National Assembly. Served for 2 years as the chairman of the NA's Constant Commission of Financial and Economic Issues Management. At the same time, served as head of the "Hayrenik" faction, and co-chairman of "Azat Hayrenik" party.
2005-2007 served as a chairman of "Azat Hayrenik" party.
September 14, 2007  by the decree of the NKR President, A.Haroutyunyan was appointed Prime Minister.
2009 re-elected as the chairman of "Azat Hayrenik" party.
2012 by the decree of the NKR President was reappointed Prime Minister of NKR.

Other Information
Awarded with the medal “For liberation of Shushi” and decorated with the order “Martial Cross” 2nd degree.
By the decree of the NKR President dated August 30, 2016 A.Harutyunyan was decorated with the order “Grigor Lusavorich” for his services rendered to the Nagorno Karabakh Republic and on the occasion of the 25th anniversary of the proclamation of NKR.

Party Membership
Chairman of "Azat Hayrenik" party

Personal Status
Married, has three  daughters.