Garni Residents Applied to Armenian PM To Stop Construction Works of Qaghtsrashen Irrigation System

Garni Residents Applied to Armenian PM To Stop Construction Works of Qaghtsrashen Irrigation System

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Garni residents in Kotayq Region have applied to Aremian PM Karen Karapetyan with a request to immediately stop the construction works of Qaghtsrashen gravity irrigation system. At the same time, the resident have applied to RA Nature Protection Minister Artsvik Minasyan requesting environmental expert assessment of the new Qaghtsrashen gravity irrigation system and its public hearings.  The residents claim that the enw version of Qaghtsrashen gravity irrigation system proposed by the State Committee on Water Economy wasn't discussed in the community.

Reminder: The project plans to lay a pipeline of 27,685 meters length to take water from the Azat River to Aygestan, Berdik, Getazat, Deghzout, Hnaberd, Mrganush, Narek, Nerqin Dvin, Norashen, Vardashen, Verin Dvin, and Qaghtsrashen communities in Ararat Region.

Qaghtsrashen gravity irrigation project will be constructed with World-bank funded “Improvement of Irrigation System” project, project value is US $ 10,000,000.

15:08 March 28, 2017


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