Minister of Environment Erik Grigoryan and Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Japan to Armenia Jun Yamada discussed cooperation issues in the direction of restoring the ecological balance of Lake Sevan and addressing other environmental issues. The Ambassador illustrated the case of overcoming algal bloom phenomenon observed in Lake Biwa of Japan, and suggested sharing the experience of Japanese specialists with Armenia in solving the problem.
Also, the Minister of Environment referred to the cooperation of the two countries focused on enhancing the monitoring system, reducing the use of mercury, forest management and other environmental issues, attaching importance to both productive implementation of current projects and the launch of new ones.
Ambassador Jun Yamada expressed willingness to provide effective assistance in the implementation of joint projects of the two countries in the sphere of environmental protection.
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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: 46 Charenc, Yerevan, tel. 011-81-85-92).