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|Founded||30 April 2004|
|European affiliation||Alliance of European Conservatives and Reformists|
|Politics of Armenia
Prosperous Armenia (PAP; Armenian: Բարգավաճ Հայաստան Կուսակցություն, Bargavadj Hayastan Kusaktsutyun) abbreviated as ԲՀԿ or BHK is a political party in Armenia. It was founded by the Armenian wealthy businessman Gagik Tsarukian on 30 April 2004, when the constituent congress of the party took place.
It debuted in the 2007 Armenian parliamentary elections, winning 18 seats and 14.68% of the votes, making it the second largest political party in parliament. In the 2012 Armenian parliamentary elections, it more than doubled its share of the vote to 30.12%, winning 37 seats and solidifying its position as the main opposition party.
Headquarters of the Prosperous Armenia Party in Yerevan
- 30 April 2004, the constituent congress of the party.
- 13 May 2006, the second congress of the party.
- 15 February 2007, the third extraordinary congress of the party.
- 12 February 2009, the fourth congress of the party.
- 12 February 2011, the fifth congress of the party.
- "Armenia 2012: An introduction to the political party landscape". European Friends of Armenia. Retrieved 7 July 2014. "The party advocates economic liberalism..."
- "Armenia 2012: An introduction to the political party landscape". European Friends of Armenia. Retrieved 7 July 2014. "Ideology: social and liberal conservatism"
- "Armenia 2012: An introduction to the political party landscape". European Friends of Armenia. Retrieved 7 July 2014. "Prosperous Armenia has a pro-European posture especially when it comes to issues of economic cooperation."
- Zasztowt, Konrad (9 April 2013). "Armenia between European and Eurasian Integration Models". Warsaw: Polish Institute of International Affairs. p. 1. Retrieved 8 June 2014. "...the pro-Russian party Prosperous Armenia."
- "Prosperous Armenia joins AECR". Alliance of European Conservatives and Reformists. Retrieved 7 July 2014.
- Fuller, Liz (April 19, 2007). "Armenia: Election Campaign Gets Off To Uneasy Start". Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty.
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