Arayik Harutyuyan was born on December 14, 1973 in the city of Stepanakert.
1990 finished physics and mathematics school of Stepanakert and entered the Institute of National Economy of Yerevan.
1994 moved to the Economic Faculty of the Artsakh State University and in 1995 graduated from the University.
1996 entered and in 1998 graduated from the post-graduate course with the specialty of economist.
1992 A.Haroutyunyan was admitted into the NKR Self-Defence Forces and had an active participation in operations.
1995-1997 worked in the NKR Ministry of Finance and Economy as the Minister’s assistant.
1997-1999 worked in Askeran branch of Hayagrobank as a bank executive.
1999-2004 worked in the position of bank executive of Stepanakert branch Hayagrobank.
2005 was elected as a deputy of NKR National Assembly, leader of the party "Azat Hayrenik", head of the fraction "Hayrenik".
Since 2007, he has been the Prime-Minister of the Nagorno Karabakh Republic.
He is married and has two children.