A decision of administrative fine on 9.2 million AMD was made for 92 cases of illegal tree cutting and transfer of timber as a result of operative works carried out by State Environmental Inspectorate of the Ministry of Nature Protection and 3.4 million AMD was calculated the damage caused to the nature.
As Deputy Head of Environmental Inspectorate of the Ministry of Nature Protection Marzpetuni Qamalyan informed, only in one day inspection 11 illegally obtained timber transfer cases were detected as a result of which an administrative fine on 1.1 million AMD was made and 800 thousand AMD was calculated the damage caused to the nature.
RA Ministry of Nature Protection calls the citizens to refrain from illegal tree cuttings and timber acquisition. The Ministry will be consistent in identifying violations of environmental norms and bringing offenders to justice.
Mining Inspection Body
Tel:(+374 10) 55 20 62
of the Ministry
Environmental Protection and Mining Inspection Body was defined as a subordinate body to the Government by the RA law on “State administration system bodies” adopted on March 23, 2018, thus citizens may send their calls and applications to the Head of the Inspection Body (Address: Koryun 1, 3750009 Yerevan, tel. (+374 15) 48 48 48).