April 8, 2012 - 18:21 AMT
PanARMENIAN.Net - Prosperous Armenia coalition party launched its parliamentary race in Abovyan, the native city of party leader Gagik Tsarukyan.
As Tsarukyan said at the meeting with local residents, the party's electoral plan will focus on resolving social issues in the country, creating jobs, reducing emigration flow.
“A work well done, rather than friends in high places, is the main value for the party,” Tsarukyan stressed, calling those gathered for support at oncoming elections.
Parliamentary elections are due in Armenia on May 6 featuring 8 political parties, Republican Party of Armenia (RPA), Prosperous Armenia, ARF Dashnaktsutyun (ARFD), Orinats Yerkir, Heritage, Democratic Party of Armenia (DPA), Communist Party of Armenia and United Armenian party, as well as one election bloc represented by opposition Armenian National Congress (ANC).
Prosperous Armenia candidate list is topped by party leader, entrepreneur Gagik Tsarukyan, ex-Foreign Minister Vartan Oskanian and the Minister of Urban Development Vardan Vardanyan.