Mining Sector Development Concept Paper Drawn Up

Mining Sector Development Concept Paper Drawn Up


Within the frames of RA Prime Minister's assignment a mining sector development concept paper has been drawn up to promote sustainable mining sector. According to Shushanik Qerobyan, Head of Geological, Methodological and Analytical Department of Soil Agency of Staff of RA Ministry for Energy Infrastructures and Natural Resources, the concept paper reveals the main problems hindering the development of mining sector, such as absence of comprehensive policy and strategy in mining sector, institutional gaps, gaps in environmental management, existing socio-economic and financial problems, lack of investment attraction, absence of state geological investigations etc.

'As a primary solution, it has been proposed to develop the strategy of mining sector involving sector-related ministries, civil society, mining enterprises, potential investors, impacted communities, international donor organizations and other stakeholders,' Shushanik Qerobyan said.

14:47 February 17, 2017

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