On May 16, 2019 a meeting-discussion of the Minister of Economic Development and Investments with the members of the “Association of Manufacturers of Pharmaceutical” NGO took place.  During the discussion the manufacturers among the problems of the field presented to the Minister the indicators for manufacturing and the volume of export of the previous year, reasons contributing to and hindering production and export. The obstacles faced in the process of application the Government Decree №166-N, dated 28.02.2019, particularly in the relationships with EAEU, as well as the problems concerning the payments for registration of drugs were discussed.  The manufacturers emphasized the necessity of promotion of educational programs and the difficulties in obtaining the GMP (Good Manufacturing Practice) Certificate.  The sides agreed on presentation of the summary sheet of the problems of the field to the Ministry, in order to present a package of suggestions to the RA Government.