On November 4, Artsakh (Nagorno-Karabakh) President Arayik Harutyunyan signed a decree on relieving Artak Beglaryan from the position of Minister of State.
Ruben Vardanyan was appointed Minister of State.
According to another decree of the President, an amendment was made to the decree of Artsakh President "On Coordination of the Activities of Ministers by the Minister of State of the Artsakh Republic," according to which the Minister of State will coordinate the activities of the following ministers:
Minister of Health Care
Minister of Justice
Minister of Foreign Affairs
Minister of Agriculture
Minister of Education, Science, Culture and Sports
Minister of Social Development and Migration
Minister of Territorial Administration and Infrastructure
Minister of Municipal Engineering
Minister of Finance and Economy.
Pursuant to another decree of the Artsakh President signed on the same day, changes and amendments were made to the decree of the President "On Establishing the Procedure for Organizing the Activities of the Artsakh Republic Government and Other State Administration Bodies," according to which the Minister of State is also assigned the functions of coordinating the activities of the heads of the following state administration agencies of Artsakh:
Head of the State Supervision Service
Chairman of the Cadastre and State Property Management Committee
Chairman of the Committee on Material Damages
Chairman of the State Revenue Committee
Chairman of the Management Committee of State Inspectorates
Chairman of the Water Committee.