The water problem in Kotayk region is becoming more and more acute. On 20 May Garni residents blocked Garni-Yerevan highway for the third time: the reason is Qaghtsrashen gravity irrigation system project, this time Goght community residents had also joined the protest demonstration demanding to stop Geghardalitch gravity irrigation system. Both projects are implemented at the loaning funds of the World Bank. The residents claim that the programs will leave them without water without any opportunities to develop and are ready to take extreme measures, if these projects are not stopped, particularly to block drinking water pipeline Garni-Yerevan. Watch the video for more details.
May 21, 2016 at 11:44