The RA Minister of Nature Protection welcomed the Executive Director of Nature and Biodiversity Conservation Union /NABU/ office of Germany


The RA Minister of Nature Protection Aramayis Grigoryan welcomed Executive Director Leif Miller of Nature and Biodiversity Conservation Union /NABU/ office of Germany, the Vice President and the International Department Director Thomas Tennhardt, the Caucasus Projects Head Vitalie Kovalyov and Narek Grigoryan head of NABU Armenian branch.

Aramayis Grigoryan, greeting the guests stated: “We attach great importance to the long lasting collaboration between the RA Ministry of Nature Protection and NABU and the outputs in the environmental field within the framework of various implemented projects and grounds for the new joint ideas and project fulfillment.

NABU office Executive Director Leif Miller mentioned that NABU is one of the first and the most outstanding environmental organizations which realizes activities in various countries of the world and in this list Armenia is considered to be one of the best and most significant partners.

During the meeting the parties discussed a number of projects, particularly, “Vordan Karmir” state reserve in Armavir Region, vordan karmir insects which are specially protected objects, and the natural red paint production perspectives which are uncommon in the world. The issue of promoting tourism in nature protection special areas, particularly in “Dilijan” national park was also discussed. Minister Aramayis Grigoryan raised the problem of wildlife protection and breeding in our country suggesting forming breeding farms for wildlife with the objective of turning them into wild nature in the future.

The perspectives and opportunities of promoting mountainous tourism in Aragac, Jermuk and Tsakhkacor were also referred.

Leif Miller reflecting the rich vegetation suggested to consider the production perspectives of ecologically clean medicinal herbs and tea as the stimulating and spurring of ecologically clean production is one of the main directions of NABU environmental activities.

NABU delegation attaching significant importance to all the suggestions expressed their willingness to support the implementation of the above mentioned projects of Ministry.