Today, on 21 May, Armenian PM Hovik Abrahamyan announced about the cessation of Qaghtsrashen gravity irrigation system project in Garni. It should be mentioned that Garni-Yerevan road had been blocked since the previous day and the residents were demanding to stop Qaghtsrashen gravity irrigation system project and to take the heavy machinery out of Azat Gorge. Goght community residents had also joined the protest demonstration demanding to stop Geghardalitch gravity irrigation system, and in this regard, the PM said he was no familiar with the project and it still needs to be discussed.
Hovik Abrahamyan arrived in Garni together with Aram HArutyunyan, Chairman of State Committee on Water Industry, Kotayk Regional Head and other officials.
May 21, 2016 at 21:13