Erik Grigoryan received the delegation of the Armenia Office of the Asian Development Bank

07-02-2020

Minister of Environment Erik Grigoryan received the delegation headed by Paolo Spantigati, Director of the  Armenia Office of the Asian Development Bank (ADB).
Minister Erik Grigoryan greeted Director of the Armenia Office of the Asian Development Bank  Mr. Paolo Spantigati. The Minister attached importance to deepening of bilateral cooperation and joint efforts directed to increasing efficiency of green growth toolkit in Armenia.
The Director of the ADB thanked for the reception, expressing hope that the cooperation between the Ministry of Environment and ADB has great prospects, remarkably in the sphere of biodiversity conservation and ecotourism development.
Paolo Spantigati expressed willingness to back the Ministry of Environment-implemented initiatives addressed to energy efficiency and the creation of ''green cities''. 
The meeting also took a note of the main problems on forest restoration, reduction of levels of air pollution, water quality improvement. In this context, Minister Grigoryan presented the large-scale projects being performed in Armenia, including the “10/10/10” project and monitoring  capacity-building  to the high-ranking guest.
Erik Grigoryan and Paolo Spantigati agreed to deepen the cooperation in environmental policy implementation through collective projects and exchange of experience.

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