RA Deputy Minister of Nature Protection received the members of the delegation of Vologda region of Russia which has arrived to Armenia

19-12-2017

RA Deputy Minister of Nature Protection Khachik Hakobyan received the members of the delegation of Vologda region of Russia which has arrived to Armenia: Roman Markov, head of the Department of Forest Complex of the region (Vologda region), Director of “Vologda Forest Industrialists” company Aleksey Alekseyev, accompanied by Stanislav Pivenin and Igor Zinovevin, consultants of the Trade Representation of the Russian Federation to Armenia. 

The meeting was also attended by heads of corresponding subdivisions of the RA Ministry of Nature Protection and “Hayantar” SNCO of the RA Ministry of Agriculture.

The meeting took a note of the possibilities of importing wood and briquettes from Vologda region, Russia, as well as producing biofuels from timber, which will reduce the pressure on Armenia’s forest areas and cases of illegal tree cutting.

Additionally, the parties discussed the opportunities of the newly opened “Meghri Free Economic Zone” CJSC, towards exporting Russian timber to the Iranian market.

 

 

 

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