RA Minister of Nature Protection Erik Grigoryan received Caucasus Nature Fund (CNF) Executive Director Geof Giacomini and RA National Coordinator Arman Vermishyan.
Thankful for the reception, Geof Giacomini congratulated Erik Grigoryan for being appointed as Minister of area of responsability in environmental protection sector and reaffirmed CNF’s willingness to continue and transfer the cooperation with the Ministry of Nature Protection to a new level.
The Minister of Nature Protection expressed gratitude for the collective constructive work, emphasized that the preservation of specially protected areas of nature is one of the priorities of the Ministry of Nature Protection and he has already issued instructions to underpin the conservation of SPAs. To enhance the effectiveness of specially protected areas of nature, the Minister also attributed importance to the improvement of monitoring system and the issues of clear-cut boarder mapping of the areas.
At the meeting the parties stressed the essential for preliminary approval of the support program for the specially protected areas of nature by CNF for each year and advancing the effectiveness of allocated grants.
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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).