Hrachya Sargsyan, the now former Mayor of Yerevan, will be replaced by Levon Hovhannisyan, the First Deputy Mayor of Yerevan. Davit Khazhakyan, head of the opposition “Luys” Faction of the Yerevan Council of Elders, told this to Armenian News-NEWS.am
"Levon Hovhannisyan, according to the law on local self-government in the city of Yerevan, is considered a member of the Council of Elders, and he continues to perform the functions of the mayor in full. In this sense, we will not have a governance crisis in the city. From now on, Levon Hovhannisyan performs the duties of the mayor, and in full scope," said Khazhakyan.
And Taron Gevorgyan, deputy head of the press department of the Yerevan city hall, told Armenian News-NEWS.am that the duties of the Mayor of Yerevan are placed on the first deputy mayor until the Council of Elders elects a new mayor from its composition.