Minister of Environment Romanos Petrosyan was on a working visit to Lori region


The Minister held a working consultation with the staff of “Vanadzor Forest Enterprise” of “ArmForest” SNCO, discussed the existing bottlenecks and the collaborative actions in the context of their solution.
It is necessary to record all the problems within a short time period, to introduce balanced, well-defined management mechanisms, to set the work on an institutional basis both in the practical and legislative field.
In attendance were Lori Region Governor, Deputy Minister of Environment Irina Ghaplanyan, Acting Director of “ArmForest” SNCO.
The Minister referred to the cases of deforestation and wood poaching, which are disturbing in their volumes.
In a bid to solve the problem, it is necessary to invest not only constructive means and toolkit, but also the will to neutralize the dangers threatening the forest.
“Vigorous fight against forest violations and record of sharp results within a short time period are a priority. We will be intolerant of those who meet their own needs at the expense of the forest”: Minister Petrosyan concluded.