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The Day of Knowledge in the administrative districts of Yerevan

On the instruction of Yerevan Mayor Taron Margaryan the heads of the administrative districts of the capital visited the schools subordinated to the Municipality on the event of the Day of Knowledge and Education. In all general education schools the new academic year was started with festive events during which the address of Yerevan Mayor Taron Margaryan was read.

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Armenian Beer Festival

Yerevan Beer Fest 2014 was held on August 22 in the area of Swan’s Lake within the frames of “Yerevan summer” program of the Municipality of Yerevan.

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Another evidence of Yerevan presence in the capital of the NKR

Within the frames of the official visit to the NKR Yerevan Mayor Taron Margaryan together with the RA First Lady Rita Sargsyan took part in the ceremony of opening 7 tufa sculptures made by the students of Yerevan State Art College after Panos Terlemezyan and granted to Stapenakert. 

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The benevolent action called «We are side by side with our soldiers» has started

Within the frames of «We are side by side with our soldiers» action being implemented by the Ararat Patriarchal Diocese Yerevan Mayor Taron Margaryan together with the Ararat Patriarchal Diocese vicar Archbishop Navasard Kchoyan visited the families where there are two or three compulsory military servants or where there is a soldier became disabled or killed while taking their service.

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«Yerevan summer» in Ajapnyak district

Within the frames of «Yerevan summer» project initiated by the Municipality of Yerevan since June 1 for the first year running interesting children's events are held in all districts.

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A new school of figure skating is to be opened in the capital

The RA President Serzh Sargsyan together with Yerevan Mayor Taron Margaryan, other top-level officials, numerous townspeople and guests of the capital was present at the ceremony of foundation of the new figure skating school to be opened in the capital.

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Various festive events for children are held in the Zoological garden on June 1

The Deputy Mayor of Yerevan Aram Sukiasyan watched the festive events organized for children in the Yerevan Zoo.
On June 1 children’s entrance was free of charge. From 10.00 till 18.00 numerous actions were organized at the entrance to the Zoo: concerts, puppet shows, games with the participation of favourite cartoon heroes.

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Park named after Misak Manushyan has been opened in Yerevan

At the junction of Arami, Pavstos Buzand and Yeznik Koghbatsi streets and Mashtots avenue at the high presence of the President of Armenia Serzh Sargsyan and the President of France Francoise Holland a square named after the poet, participant of Resistance movement, the national hero of France Misak Manushyan has been opened.

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World Jazz Day has been marked in Yerevan

This is the second year running that by the initiative of Yerevan Mayor Taron Margaryan a big open-air concert is held on the World Jazz Day. The current concert held in the area of the Cascade complex gathered thousands jazz lovers.

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Medals to the workers of dance art

On the event of the International Dance Day Yerevan Mayor Taron Margaryan hosted the workers of dance art who had big contribution to the development of Armenian culture.

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Support shown to the resident of Yerevan survived in the Genocide

On the instruction of Yerevan Mayor Taron Margaryan, on the event of the 99th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide some visits were organized by the Department of Social Welfare to the residents of Yerevan survived in the Genocide and corresponding social support was rendered to them. 

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The circus itself has visited the children

At the threshold of the Day of Maternity and Beauty, on the initiative of Mayor Taron Margaryan a pleasant surprise was rendered to the little residents of 5 administrative districts of the capital.

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All the drinking water fountains have been put into action

Since April 1 about 2135 drinking water fountains existing in the capital have been re-operated. In 2012, within the complex program worked out on the instruction of Yerevan Mayor Taron Margaryan, improvement and re-operation of drinking water fountains in the capital was started.

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Mayor Taron Margaryan awarded the winners

The results of the city stage of the 8th Chess Olympiad of schoolchildren have been summarized in the foyer of the City Hall. The Yerevan participants of the Olympiad were congratulated by the Mayor of Yerevan, the president of Yerevan Chess Federation Taron Margaryan.

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Mayor Taron Margaryan awarded the workers of theater

Within the frames of the reception organized by Yerevan Mayor Taron Margaryan on the event of the International Day of Theater, the Mayor congratulated the workers of the Armenian theater art on the event of their professional holiday.

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The Mayor was present at the cultural event dedicated to the days of Rostov State Building University in Armenia

By the invitation of the Rector of Yerevan State University of Architecture and Construction Hovhannes Tokmajyan the Mayor of Yerevan, the president of the Council of YSUAC Taron Margaryan was present at the cultural event organized within the frames of “The days of Rostov State Building University in Armenia” program. During the cultural event those present were greeted with the songs and dances performed by the students of Rostov University.

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Concert dedicated to Women's Month

Yerevan Mayor Taron Margaryan together with the NA Vice President, the head of the Women's Council of the RPA Hermineh Naghdalyan, the Deputy Mayor of Yerevan Aram Sukiasyan and the heads of the administrative districts of the capital were present at the event dedicated to women's month.

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It was instructed to double the volumes of landscaping

Yerevan Mayor Taron Margaryan held a working meeting with the directors of the companies carrying out landscaping in the 12 administrative districts of the capital. Expressing his content wuth the work and the achievements of the companies Taron Margaryan stressed that in 2014 the volumes of the work should be doubled.

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Cycling procession and festive flowers to the women and girls passing by

Within the scope of the festive events organized by the Municipality of Yerevan on the event of the International Women’s Day 150 cyclists riding the bicycles decorated with the flag of Yerevan organized a special procession during which flowers and greeting cards on behalf of the Mayor of Yerevan were distributed to women and girls.

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Greeting cards and flowers on behalf of the Mayor

On the event of the International Women’s Day various festive actions started in the capital from early morning. Big colourful baskets symbolizing the day were placed in the central parts of the administrative  districts of the capital. Particularly, in Arabkir district- at Barekamutyun metro station

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The official opening of the skating rink of Swan Lake has taken place

This is the 9th year running the Swan’s Lake skating rink has opened its doors for those who love skating. The official ceremony of opening was accompanied with the festive event-performances of popular singers and groups, with the participation of the members of the Armenian national teams of figure skating and ice hockey.

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Yerevan with the festive outfit

In parallel with turning on the festive lights on the main New Year Tree of the Republic the illumination of the streets and the lights on the New Year Trees in all the administrative districts were turned on.

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Festive events in the capital will start on December 17

The events of the New Year celebration in the capital are going to start on December 17 with the first open-air concert and a symbolic event when Yerevan Mayor Taron Margaryan will solemnly turn on the lights on the main New Year tree of the capital and the illumination in the city...

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Yerevan and Moscow architects discussed the issues related to cooperation

The Chief Architect of Yerevan Tigran Barseghyan who visited Moscow within the staff of the official delegation of the Municipality of Yerevan arrived in the RF capital with the aim of participation in the Days of Yerevan in Moscow, had a meeting with the Chief Architect of Moscow Sergey Kuznetsov.

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The thematic exhibition "Armenian motives" was opened in the Russian

The official delegation of Yerevan headed by Mayor Taron Margaryan was present at the thematic exhibition “Armenian motives” held in the Russian State Central Museum of Contemporary History within the frames of Yerevan Days in Moscow. The samples form the museum collections were displayed at the exhibition.

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The Mayors of Yerevan and Moscow signed the Cooperation Program between the two capitals

Yerevan Mayor Taron Margaryan who is in Moscow with an official visit within the Days of Yerevan held in Moscow on November 26-28 had a meeting with the Mayor of Moscow Sergey Sobyanin. Greeting the Mayor of Yerevan Sergey Sobyanin stressed the importance of partnership expansion between the two capitals and pointed out that today Yerevan is a reliable partner for Moscow.

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Yerevan Mayor Taron Margaryan visited to Armenian Apostolic Church of Moscow

The members of the delegation headed by Yerevan Mayor Taron Margaryan which are in Moscow with the aim of participation in the Days of Yerevan in Moscow held in Moscow on November 26-28 within the frames of the program of Yerevan-Moscow cooperation, visited the newly-built complex of the Armenian Apostolic church in Moscow.

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Issues related to the operation of new cycling routes have been discussed

During the working meeting invited by the Yerevan Mayor's Assistant Samvel Mertarjyan the perspective of creating new bicycle lanes in the capital has been discussed. The employees of Traffic police and Transportation Departmnt of the Municipality as well as the cyclists and other members of the initiative group took part in the meeting.

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Investment and urban development plans have been presented to the delegation of El-Kuwait

Yerevan Mayor Taron Margaryan and the Governor of El-Kuwait Sheikh Ali al-Jaber al-Sabah arrived in Yerevan with an official visit participated in the meeting-discussion the theme of which was "Investment possibilities of the city of Yerevan:. Within the frame of the meeting the large-scale investment and urban development projects aimed at the development of the capital were presented.

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The delegation of El-Kuwait visited to the Matenadaran

The members of the delegation of El-Kuwait, the capital of Kuwait, which arrived in Yerevan with an official visit visited Matenadaran. The group was headed by the leader of the staff of the governorship Naser Taqi Abd Alhusein Rajabi.

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Malatia-Sebastia district was enriched with a few improved yards

Within the frames of the programs of Yerevan development arrangement, landscaping and equipment of yard areas is going on in the capital. Within the current working visit to Malatia Sebastia district Mayor Taron Margaryan together with the residents participated in the opning of two newly-built yards and small football grounds.

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Another chess school has been opened

Yerevan Mayor Taron Margaryan participated in the solemn opening of a new chess school adjunct to the basic school N 185 in the administrative district of Ajapnyak. 

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Territorial center for social services

Yerevan Mayor Taron Margaryan participated in the opening of the territorial center foe complex social services in Ajapnyak district. The honour of opening the structure was given to Yerevan Mayor Taron Margaryan and the RA Minister of Labour and Social Affairs Artem Asatryan.

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The national holiday in Children’s park

In accordance with the tradition already formed in the kindergartens of the administrative district of Kentron, in parallel with the educational program children are familiarized with the national rituals, folk music and dances.

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Yerevan and Marseille will cooperate in the sphere of health care

The Senator-Mayor of Marseille Jean-Claude Gaudin and the Deputy Mayor of Yerevan David Ohanyan, as well as the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of France to the RA Henri Reynaud and the members of the Marseille delegation arrived in Yerevan with an official visit...

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Three recreation areas have been completely renovated

The number of the well-arranged gardens, parks and recreation zones of the capital has increased by three this year. Complex work was started in spring in "Tigran the Great" park in the 2nd quarter of Nor Nork, in the children's parks in Azatamartiks street in Erebuni district and in the recreation zone adjacent to the blocks of flats N 12-14 in Shirak street in Shengavit district.

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Another yard has been opened in the capital

The Adviser to the Mayor of Yerevan Arayik Kotanjyan participated the solemn opening of the playground in the yard at Koghbatsi 1, Mashtots 16 and Khorenatsi 3 in Kentron district which was constructed due to joint program of the Municipality of Yerevan and «Coca-Cola Hellenic Armenia» company.

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A visit to the Armenian Heritage Center in Valence

Yerevan Mayor Taron Margaryan who is in France with an official visit with the aim of participation in the Armenian-French Decentralized Cooperation and the vise Prime Minister of the RA, the Minister of Territorial Administration Armen Gevorgyan visited the Center of Armenian Heritage of Valence in the company with the Mayor of Valence Alain Maurice.

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Festive events have started with sprinkling trucks parade

Before starting the main festive events dedicated to 2795th jubilee of the capital the central and secondary streets in all the administrative districts of Yerevan were cleaned and washed more thoroughly with sprinkling trucks because of the festive day.

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“Old Yerevan: a glimpse for the future” exposition of the photos

Within the frames of “Erebuni-Yerevan 2795” celebration the residents of Yerevan and the guests of the capital can watch the photo exhibition “Old Yerevan: a glimpse from future” organized in “Barekamutyun”, “Yeritasardakan”, “Republic square”,”Zoravar Andranik” and “Garegin Nzhdeh” stations of the Metro after Karen Demirchyan.

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Taron Margaryan had a meeting with the representatives of Moscow delegation

Within the frames of the meeting with the members of the delegation of Moscow government arrived in Yerevan to take part in "Erebuni-Yerevan 2795" celebration as well as in the International Conference of the capital cities of the EC Member States Yerevan Mayor Taron Margaryan discussed the issues related to cooperation expansion between the two capitals.

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Young volunteers washed the statues

Before starting the various events dedicated to “Erebuni-Yerevan 2795” the young people from many educational establishments of the capital washed the statues of the capital. High mood reigned during the work, songs about Yerevan were sung.

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Yerevan Mayor's golden medals

On the event of 2795th anniversary of Yerevan the mayor of Yerevan Taron Margaryan awarded the persons developed many-year and active work in a number of spheres with the gold medal of the Mayor of Yerevan.

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Marathon race 2795 meter

The pupils of the sports schools of the capital and the amateur-runners joint the event celebrated the 2795th jubilee of the capital in their own way.

They overcame the symbolic race distance of 2795 meters from Matenadaran to Republic square.

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Yerevan yard games competitions in the English Park

Traditional yard games were also included in the list of "Erebuni-Yerevan 2795" celebration.

Backgammon tournament was held in England park. The participants of the tournament in the Olympic order competed both in "short" and "long" versions of the game.

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Visit to the festive stages

After the parade Yerevan Mayor Taron Margaryan had a tour round the fetive stages of the capital.

The Mayor also visited the stage of national minorities placed in the square after Stepan Shahumyan, talked with the residents, congratulated them and got their congratulations.

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Chess tournament during "Erebuni-Yerevan" celebratoin

This is the first time chess tournament has been organized during "Erebuni-Yerevan" celebration.

The pupils of the Armenian Chess Academy competed in the blitz competition with the children under 10 years in Aznavour square.

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"Erebuni-Yerevan" along North avenue

Tens of "Erebuni-Yerevan" celebration events were organized along North avenue. From Abovyan street the participants were greeted by circus acrobats.

Children's attention was drawn by the puppet shows performing Armenian national fairytales.

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Windsurfing show performances at the Swan’s Lake

Among the festive events dedicated to the anniversary of the capital windsurfing show performances were held at Swan’s Lake.

The show was accompanied with music performances conveying particularly festive mood to the public.

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Jazz music on Yerevan stages

Within the frames of "Erebuni-Yerevan 2795" celebration all the residents and guests of the capital have the opportunity to walk about and participate in the events arranged on about 26 stages.

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The official delegations arrived to the capital have visited to Tsitsernakaberd

The members of the 31` delegations from 17 countries arrived in Yerevan to participate in “Erebuni-Yerevan 2795” celebration and to take part in the International Assembly of the capitals of the countries-embers of the Council of Europe, accompanied by the First Deputy Mayor of Yerevan Kamo Areyan visited the Tsitsernakaber Memorial to render their tribute of respect to the memory of the visctimes of Genocide.

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Erebuni Str. turned into the Master's City

Within the frames of "Erebuni-Yerevan 2795" celebration festive events are going on in the capital.

Erebuni street in Erebuni district was turned into a small Masters’ town.

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T. Margaryan attended to the "It's a celebration in Yerevan" concert

To participate in the celebration of the Day of Yerevan the Mayor of Yerevan Taron Margaryan together with the official delegations of sister and partner cities arrived in Yerevan on this occasion visited the area of "Erebuni" historical and archaeological reserve-museum where the feeestive celebration of “Erebuni-Yerevan 2795” started.

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At the threshold of “Erebuni-Yerevan 2795” celebration

At the threshold of the 2795th anniversary of Erebuni-Yerevan various events are held in educational and cultural centers of the administrative districts.

In Shengavit district the festive events started in 5 cultural centers with a concert program called “Yerevan in songs”.

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Traffic will be stopped in the streets

The Adviser to the Mayor of Yerevan Albert Gevorgyan and the Commander of the 1st Officers' Battalion of the RA Road Police Arsen Arshakyan presented the list of the streets where the traffic will be temporally stopped on the days of "Erebuni-Yerevan 2795" celebration.

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Yerevan Mayor’s diplomas for the development of librarianship

On the occasion of the Day of Librarians the head of the Department of Culture and Tourism of the Municipality of Yerevan Kamo Movsesyan awarded about ten workers of the sphere of librarianship with Mayor's diplomas for their contribution to the sphere and many years’ activity.

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"Yerevan City Tour" for everyone

Within the frames of “Yerevan City Tour”, the official tourist program of the Municipality of Yerevan it has become traditional to arrange social actions.

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The administrative district of Nork Marash marks its day

Yerevan Mayor Taron Margaryan participated in the traditional holiday of the administrative district of Nork Marash.

This is the fourth year running the last Saturday of September is celebrated as a holiday not only by the residents of Nor Marash but also by all the townspeople participated in the holiday.

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Yerevan at the threshold of Independence Day

Decoration of the city creates festive mood in the capital. Preparations have been made by the Municipality of Yerevan in the approach of the RA Independence Day in the direction of appropriate decoration of the capital.

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The irrigation system was expanded with 21 km

As a result of 2013 program of green areas expansion in Yerevan the total surface of green areas in the capital will reach 850 ha. To ensure stable and enduring development in the sphere of increasing public green areas and landscaping Yerevan Mayor Taron Margaryan instructed to attach special importance to the approach of surrounding Yerevan with buffer forest zone.

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"Book bank" donation program has been completed.

Among the final events dedicated to "Yerevan-World Book Capital" the Youth Committee of the Urban Development Council adjunct to the Mayor of Yerevan jointly with “Flashmob Divisia” youth NGO initiated the project called "Bank of books-a donation pavilion".

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The issues related to network cooperation have been discussed

By the invitation of the Mayor of the sister city Carrara, Italy Angelo Zubbani, by the assignment of Yerevan Mayor on August 22-25 the head of the Department of Foreign Relations of the Municipality of Yerevan D. Gevorgyan participated in the annual festival called “Festa de la Bira-September fest 2013”.

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Festive events in municipality subordinated schools

On the event of the beginning of the new school year festive events were organized in the schools subordinated to the Municipality of Yerevan.

Deputy mayors of Yerevan, heads of the administrative districts, officials of the Municipality visited different schools of the capital.

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The area surrounding the pantheon after Komitas will become a well-arranged

On the instruction of Yerevan Mayor Taron Margaryan, in accordance with the agreement reached with the owner of the cafeteria situated in the area adjacent to the Pantheon, the object working for years is already being dismantled. Mayor Taron Margaryan in person got acquainted with the process of dismantling of the cafeteria.

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Yerevan is replenished with new chess schools

Yerevan Mayor Taron Margaryan participated in the solemn ceremony of opening a new chess school adjunct to the basic school N 192 in Davtashen district.

From this time on the 48 pupils of the chess clubs functioning in the art centers of Davtashen district will go on their training with their coaches in the newly-opened chess school.

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The green areas of the capital are replenished with artistic design

In parallel with landscaping and flowering activities special attention is paid to decorative solutions.

This year, about 90 decorative compositions have been provided in the green areas, parks and squares as well as some yard areas of all the administrative districts of the capital. The main part of work has already been over.

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"Watermelon firework" in Yerevan

An entertainment event called "Watermelon firework" was held for the first time at Swan's Lake within the framework of "Yerevan summer" project initiated by the Municipality.

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The Municipality of Yerevan supports "Come home" program

The Municipality of Yerevan within the action initiated by the RA Ministry of Diaspora called "Come home" submitted an application for 243 host families according to the administrative districts to host the children visited Yerevan in the families. Up today 167 children have been hosted by 150 families. By the end of the 8th stage of the program, August 31 another 44 families will host children from Armenian Diaspora.

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The activities directed at safe traffic are going on in the capital

A number of measures aimed at organization of regular traffic and safety increase in the capital have been taken since the beginning of the year. Up today corresponding marks have been provided in 70 central and secondary streets. By the initiative of Yerevan Mayor Taron Margaryan special attention has been paid at street marking in the areas adjacent to schools and placement of the road signs informing drivers about educational establishments.

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16 charity canteens of Yerevan are working

7 charity canteens stopped working a month ago have been re-opened in Yerevan.

16 charity canteens work in the capital by the principle of social cooperation of the Municipality of Yerevan and NGOs. 2400 beneficiaries of the canteens once a day from Monday till Friday get a complete dinner.

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"Yerevan Summer" is in the museums

Within "Yerevan summer" project, since August 1 free museum tickets have been distributed to the residents. "Yerevan summer" tickets for visiting the Yerevan History Museum, the 'Erebuni» historical and archaeological reserve-museum, the Modern Art Museum and the Isabekyan exhibition hall of "Hay Art" center of culture are valid till August 31.

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The feast of the Assumption of Mary was celebrated

Today the Armenian Apostolic Church solemnly celebrates the Feast the Assumption of Mary, which is the fourth of the five major feasts of the church.

This day is also the day of pilgrimage to the churches dedicated to St Mary the Virgin. Since early morning thousands of pilgrims hurried to St Mary church in Nork Marash district.

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Free medical action is going on

By August 16, within the frames of the medical action undertaken within "Yerevan summer" project about 1600 residents have already applied to the medical establishments of the capital: 93 of them had cardio-vascular problems and were directed to special clinics.

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Cleaning of the pantheon "Erablur"

By the initiative of Yerevan Mayor Taron Margaryan sanitary cleaning activities are organized on Saturdays in recreation zones and forest areas, as well as places of public significance within «A cleaner Yerevan» program.

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Movie screening in summer Yerevan

By "Yerevan summer" project initiated by the Municipality of Yerevan, till August 31 Armenian films will be shown on the big screen placed at Swans’ Lake every evening.

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Fair economic entities have been awarded with the Mayor's certificates of appreciation

96 organizations developing their activities in various spheres have been awarded with thanksgiving diplomas of the Mayor of Yerevan for proper accomplishment of the requirements of the decision of the Council of Elders of Yerevan "On determination of the order of obligatory improvement of real estates and the surrounding public areas located within the administrative territory of Yerevan".

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"Yerevan Summer" was in the "Victory" park

The regular action carried out within the frames of the one-month project "Yerevan summer" initiated by Yerevan Mayor since August 1 was in "Haghtanak" park.

Here, from 10.00 till 17.00 all the carousels and playing attractions were free of charge for the children under 16.

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New 3D paintings in the Liberty Square

By the initiative of the Municipality of Yerevan, to make the summer rest of the residents and guests of Yerevan more interesting, 3D pictures were created in Azatutyan square within "Yerevan summer" project.

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New kinds of books for the libraries of Yerevan

The libraries of Yerevan are replenished with new books: these days 8700 units of books of 193 titles are being distributed by the Municipality to the libraries, music and art schools of the capital.

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Forest buffer restoration activities are going on

On the instruction of Mayor Taron Margaryan within the frames of the program of Yerevan development special importance has been paid to landscaping, especially to the approach to surround Yerevan with a buffer layer of forest zone.

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Accomplished program in the Erebuni Museum Reserve

The Deputy Mayor of Yerevan Aram Sukiasyan and the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of France to Armenia Henry Renaud visited the historical-archaeological sight of Erebuni where the 6th stage of archaeological dig being carried out here by Armenian-French archaeological group had been over.

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"Yerevan summer" program will be held in the capital in August

During the current working conference Yerevan Mayor Taron Margaryan referring to the activities carried out to provide the conditions for organization of building sites, instructed to activate the work providing their unified look through placement of corresponding posters and other necessary appliances in the building sites.

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"A cleaner Yerevan" in Paros forest zone

The regular area of the clean-up initiative “A cleaner Yerevan” was the forest zone of Paros. Due to the program initiated by Yerevan Mayor Taron Margaryan clean-up activities have been held for a month: every Saturday volunteers carry out clean-ups in green public areas.

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The actions for external design of the capital are going on

To form the external look of the capital, as well as to make Yerevan more convenient for its residents and guests the Department of External Design and Advertisement carries out a number of activities.

In the first half of 2013 200 free notice-boards were placed in the busy places of all administrative districts. In parallel with this initiative certain activities are carried out to exclude sticking announcements on the pillars and walls by some negligent persons and organizations.

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In the first half of 2013 a number of sport events were held in the capital

The sport events scheduled by the annual program announced by the Municipality of Yerevan for 2013 started with the youth chess tournament held on February 2-11. On February 3-5 youth sport festival "Yerevan winter" was held, which was followed by Yerevan 2013 draughts tournament held on February 6-15. Afterwards, on February 9-17 and 16-17 rendzu tournament and athletics winter tournament were held.

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Summer holidays in the camps of Tsakhadzor and Hankavan

From July 1 till August 8 about 850 children from needy families aged 7-13, residing in the capital spend their summer holidays in the camps of Tsaghkadzor and Hankavan due to support of the Municipality of Yerevan and the RA Government. Children’s summer holidays are saturated with sport and cultural events, cognitive and patriotic games and lessons.

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Meeting with the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of France to the RA

The issues related to cooperation expansion in different spheres of the city economy between Yerevan and the cities of France and to the programs being implemented in the sphere of water supply of the capital were discussed during the meeting of Yerevan Mayor Taron Margaryan with the Ambassador Extraordinary Henry Reynaud and the chief of the Economic Service for the South Caucasus of France Daniel Patat.

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The delegation of Stepanakert Municipality is in Yerevan

The delegation of the Municipality of the capital of the NKR Stepanakert headed by the first Deputy Mayor Suren Tamrazyan arrived in Yerevan within the frames of the program of cooperation for 2012-2014 signed between the municipalities of Yerevan and Stepanakert. The aim of the visit is to exchange experience between the two capitals in various directions of urban management, as a result of which some program already succeeded in Yerevan will go on being installed in Stepanakert.

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The program of sidewalk improvement for 2013 has been completed

Within the frames of building improvement programs of the Municipality of Yerevan scheduled for 2013 restoration of asphalt cover in the streets, yards and sidewalks is still going on. The process is being implemented in all the administrative districts of the capital.

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New programs of cooperation between Yerevan and Stepanakert

Within the frames of experience exchange in various spheres of urban economy carried out by the program of cooperation between Yerevan and Stepanakert the Chief Adviser to the Mayor of Yerevan, Vano Vardanyan, had a meeting with the delegation headed by the First Deputy Mayor of Stepanakert Suren Tamrazyan.

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More than 50 cultural, educational and other institutions are being repaired

By the annual program of the Municipality of Yerevan for 2013 renovation and overhauling activities are being carried out in 54 cultural, medical, educational and out-of-school establishments 28 of which are pre-schooling educational ones. The establishments were included in the annual program in accordance with the assessment of the priority of the necessity for repairing. The priority was given to those buildings which have problems with roofs, then to those with urgent sewage and lavatory problems.

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Placement of new benches and dustbins is going on in the capital

This is the second year the new comfortable benches engraved with the sign "Yerevan" have been placed in the streets, parks and gardens of the capital.

On the instruction of Mayor Taron Margaryan, in the context of proportional development of Yerevan the process involves all the administrative districts. Since the beginning of 2013 up today about 550 benches have been placed in the capital.

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"A cleaner Yerevan" in the surrounding area of "Erebuni" historical and archaeological museum

Responding to the urge of Yerevan Mayor Taron Margaryan to make a number of recreation zones and the places of important significance of the capital cleaner, a clean-up was organized by the staff of the administrative district Erebuni, some NGOs and youth structures within the frames of “A cleaner Yerevan” project in the area surrounding the historical and archaeological reserve-museum “Erbuni”.

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Pupils have returned from Bucharest

The Yerevan schoolchildren left for Bucharest camp by the initiative of Yerevan Mayor Taron Margaryan have come back full of bright impressions.

During the 7-day camping the 46 schoolchildren advanced in the spheres of education, culture and sport participated in the events provided by their own program and in the measures organized by the hosting party.

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The fare for buses and minibuses will comprise 150 AMD

The Adviser to the Mayor of Yerevan Albert Gevorgyan and the head of the Department of Transport of the Municipality Henrik Navasardyan referred to reconsideration of the applications applied at the beginning of July by the entities engaged in transport services referring to changing the fares and to the new fare rated fixed by the professional commission.

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The lighting program of streets and yard areas is going on

On the instruction of Yerevan Mayor Taron Margaryan, in the context of proportional development of the capital, large-scale lighting is being fulfilled in all the administrative districts of the capital. The persons in charge of the sphere were assigned to provide external lighting all the streets, yards, gardens and parks which are put into operation.

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Around 1.400 people have already enjoyed the "Yerevan City Tour"

Within the frames of the programs directed at tourism development in the capital due to “Yerevan city tour” program about 1400 tourists made use of the official tourist route of Yerevan in the period from May 15 to July 15. By the way, “Yerevan city tour” has started working since May 1.

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The results of the annual urban development program have been summarized

The program of urban development of the Municipality for 2013 has started since early spring. In the first half of the year of the total volumes of asphalting (2.5 million sq m) of main and secondary streets, pavements, yard areas and earth roads 1, 5 million sq m have already been asphalted. Repairing of 9 of the 18 headwalls scheduled for overhauling has been over.

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The landscaping works are going on

To ensure sustainable and continuative development in the sphere of green public areas expansion, improvement of ecological situation and landscaping in the contest of proportional development of the capital, on the instruction of Mayor Taron Margaryan significant work is being fulfilled within the frames of 2013 development program.

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The reforestation works are going on

During the regular working conference it was reported that on the instruction of Yerevan Mayor Taron Margaryan everyday control is going on over the obligatory improvement and sanitary cleaning of the public areas surrounding entities. In this regard, as a result of the inspections carried out the previous week 142 entities which hadn't met their obligations were disciplined.

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Active rest in Bucharest

The 46 talented schoolchildren from Yerevan left for the Romanian seaside city on July 10 by the initiative of Yerevan Mayor Taron Margaryan are having a good time full of various events.

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"Healthy Generation, protected homeland" Festival

In accordance with the regulation established by the Mayor of Yerevan, the traditional citywide yard festival "A healthy generation- protected homeland" has started since July 10. 7 kinds of sport are included: chess, draughts, volleyball, handball, cycling, basketball, football.

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Classical music concert in Avan

The residents of Narekatsi quarter of Avan listened to the open-air concert of classical music performed by the string quartet “Voices of Armenia”.

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"Golden Apricot" Film Festival closing ceremony

At the Academic theatre of opera and ballet after A. Spendiaryan Yerevan Mayor Taron Margaryan participated in the solemn ceremony of official closing of the 10th international film festival “Golden Apricot”.

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Yerevan is replenished with some other renovated yards

Within his working visit to the administrative district of Malatia Sebastia Yerevan Mayor Taron Margaryan familiarized himself with the results of yard improvement program of 2013 and participated in the solemn ceremonies of opening in a number of improved yards.

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"Happy Summer" has been launched in Yerevan

Since July 1 a number of actions and yard camps have started in Yerevan.

The coordinator of the program, the head of the Division of Children’s Rights Defence of the Municipality Ida Khachatryan said that the program includes various actions and is directed at making the everyday life of children more interesting during their summer holidays.

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46 talented pupils from Yerevan have left for Bucharest

By the initiative of Yerevan Mayor Taron Margaryan 46 pupils from Yerevan schools who have excellent progress in the spheres of education, culture and sport have left for students' camp Yerevan-Bucharest. Before seeing off the pupils to Bucharest the Chief Adviser to the Mayor of Yerevan Vano Vardanyan and the head of the Department of General Education Gayane Soghomonyan hosted them in the City Hall and wished them a happy trip.

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Avan and the Northern region of Riga will cooperate

The head of the administrative district of Avan Manvel Javadyan who visited Riga as a member of the delegation headed by Yerevan Mayor Taron Margaryan had a meeting with the head of Northern district of Riga Sergey Khristolyubov. The issues related to cooperation establishment and expansion between the administrative units of the two cities and experience exchange were discussed during the meeting.

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Mayor Taron Margaryan had a meeting with the mayors invited to Riga

By the invitation of Riga Mayor Nil Ushakov Yerevan Mayor Taron Margaryan who is in Riga with an official visit, participated in the meeting with the mayors of Swedish cities Pori and Norcheping and Russian city Pskov invited to Riga within the frames of the festival of song and dance held in Riga these days.

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Vardavar feast in Nor Nork and Arabkir districts

On the instruction of Yerevan Mayor Taron Margaryan festive events dedicated to Vardavar have been started and are going on in all the administrative districts.

On the even a parade of water sprinkling trucks was organized in the districts of Arabkir, Nor Nork and other districts.

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Vardavar flash-mob in Davtashen

The main event organized in Davtashen district on the occasion was in the central park at the khachkar dedicated to the 1700th anniversary of Christianity.

The children of Davtashen marked "Happy Vardavar" with flash-mob blowing soap bubbles.

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Water feast at Swan’s lake

The liveliest celebration of Vardavar took place at Swan’s Lake. Due o the efforts of the Municipality of Yerevan and the company produced natural spring water "Noy" festive mood reigned at Swan’s lake and in the surrounding area, to festive music and with decorations harmonized with the feast.

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A Trade house "Yerevan" will be built in St. Petersburg

Within the frames of the official events of the Days of Yerevan in the Ra northern capital Yerevan Mayor Taron Margaryan and the Vice-Governor of Saint Petersburg Igor Golikov took part in the ceremony of underbuilding of the trade-hotel complex "Trade house "Yerevan".

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Mayor of Marseille Jean-Claude Gaudin will pay an official visit to Yerevan

Yerevan Mayor Taron Margaryan hosted the Deputy Mayor of Marseille Colette Babuchyan.

Greeting the guest the Mayor first of all congratulated her on the event of declaring Marseille European Cultural Capital of 2013, then stressed that the relationship between Yerevan and Marseille established due to signing Friendship and cooperation Treaty in 1992 are based on...

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A multifunctional sports ground has been put into operation

A multi-functional sports ground built by the European CIUDAD/ GOSPEL program has been put into operation in the yard of Yerevan basic school N 52. The honour of solemn opening was given to Yerevan Mayor Taron Margaryan, the Deputy Mayor of Marseille Colette Babuchyan and the head of the delegation of European Union in Armenia, Ambassador Trayan Hrista.

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The issues related to medical  tourism have been discussed

The issues related to systematization and development of medical tourism, were discussed by the members of the delegation the Medical Tourism Association and the heads of the departments of Culture and Tourism, Health and Foreign Relations of the Municipality. The responsible persons of the Municipality introduced the guests the possibilities and existing potential of corresponding spheres of the capital.

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Paid parking will be organized in the capital from July 1

The details of the process of organization of paid car parking places to be operated in the capital since July 1 were presented during the press conference convened in the City Hall of Yerevan. The director of "Parking City Service" company rendering the service Vazgen Hatutyunyan said that at the present the areas of paid car parking are being separated in the capital in red marking, corresponding road signs, information notice-boards are being placed.

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"A cleaner Yerevan" was in Haghtanak park

The regular gathering of "A cleaner Yerevan" project was in Haghtanak park. Due to «A cleaner Yerevan» project initiated by Yerevan Mayor Taron Margaryan and the participation of volunteers sanitary cleaning is carried out in public areas of Yerevan on Saturdays. The head of the Department of Communal Services of the Municipality of Yerevan Karlen Ghazaryan said that that initiative got a big response and various NGOs apply to the Municipality to take part in cleaning activities.

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The decoration project of arch passages is completed

The activities of functional restoration of arch passages, their repairing and unique decoration provided by the programs of Yerevan development for 2013 and started at the beginning of the year have been completely over.

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More than 30 streets will be reconstructed

Within the frames of 2013 annual program of building improvement of the Municipality of Yerevan complete overhauling of the streets in the capital is going on. Of the scheduled 30 streets overhauling has been finished in Charents, Bagrevand, Amiryan, David Bek, Kocharyan, Muradyan, Heratsi, Babajanyan, Gulakyan, Brays streets.

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AMD 20 million is allocated  for the construction of ramps

By 2013 building improvement programs of the Municipality construction of ramps in pedestrian streets of the capital are being implemented. With this aim AMD 20 million has been disbursed from the community budget due to which about 100 ramps will be equipped. Besides, ramps are to be constructed at the porches of 9 administrative buildings. Before this similar activities had been carried out in all 45 schools providing inclusive education.

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Tamanyan-Isahakyan streets will be closed to traffic

To ensure safe movement of pedestrians in various public recreation zones of the capital, as well as to create convenient conditions for walking, on the instruction of Yerevan Mayor Taron Margaryan certain suggestions were made regarding temporary ceasing of transport movement in some streets.

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Ambulance services of Yerevan and Stepanakert cooperate

Within the frames of the cooperation program signed between the municipalities of Yerevan and Stepanakert, with the aim of showing technical and methodical support to the ambulance services of the capital of the NKR, the specialists of "Yerevan Ambulance" CJSC have been in Stepanakert since June 23. Jointly with the doctors of "ambulance" station of the capital of the NKR the specialists arrived from Yerevan participate in emergency calls, provide necessary medical aid carrying out experience exchange on spot. Lectures are also delivered.

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A square after Henry Verneuil has been opened in sister-city of Yerevan Marseille

The head of the Department of Foreign Relations David Gevorgyan by the invitation of the Mayor of sister-city of Yerevan Marseille Jean-Claude Gaudin on behalf of the Municipality of Yerevan participated in «A week of Armenian-French excellence» held within the frames of thee festive program organized on the event of declaration Marseille European cultural capital 2013.

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There is set a clear transportation timetable in the overcrowded areas of the capital

During the regular working conference Yerevan Mayor Taron Margaryan was reported that citizens' reception was going on in the staffs of the Municipality and the administrative districts.. The previous week the significant part of the 49 and 130 issues directed by the citizens to the Municipality and administrative districts correspondingly, got appropriate solutions on spot.

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"A cleaner Yerevan" initiative has been started in the Hrazdan gorge

On the instruction of Yerevan Mayor Taron Margaryan the Department of Communal Services of the Municipality of Yerevan is carrying out "A cleaner Yerevan" initiative in the organizational activities of which the Youth Commission of the Urban Development Council adjunct to the Mayor of Yerevan is taking part.

 

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All the issues raised through hot lines are taken corresponding action

To make the tie between the Municipality of Yerevan and the citizens more efficient, to receive suggestions from the residents, to get acquainted with their problems and find possibly rapid solutions to the raised issues hot-line telephones function in the corresponding subdivisions of the municipality of Yerevan, in the services subordinated to the Municipality and in the staffs of the heads of the administrative districts due to which everyday consistent work is carried out in the direction of the raised problems.

 

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Mayor's address on the event of Medical Workers

Dear medical workers

I heartily congratulate you on your professional holiday. With your sense of responsibility, sincere devotion and diligent work you grant hundreds of people the most precious thing-health and often life. Staying true to Hippocratic Oath you do everything to save your patients’ lives and restore people’s health.

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Yerevan Mayor had a meeting with the USA Ambassador John Heffern

Yerevan Mayor Taron Margaryan had a meeting with the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to Armenia John Heffern. Attaching importance to the present high level of Armenian-American relations in various fields the Mayor greeted the active participation of the Embassy and the Ambassador in person in the measures of city significance organized in Yerevan and expressed willingness to support the initiatives within the frames of the powers of the Municipality.

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All the drinking water fountains have been repaired

On the instruction of Yerevan Mayor Taron Margaryan in 2012 started the program of re-operation of drinking-water fountains in the capital. With the aim of improvement and operation of these symbols of eternity the drinking-water fountains in the central, secondary streets, gardens and parks were inventoried and due to complex improvement program it has become possible to put in order there constructions remained neglected for years and lost their purposeful significance.

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Further cooperation issues between Yerevan and Glendale have been discussed

Yerevan Mayor Taron Margaryan had a meeting with the member of the City Council of Glendale, California Zareh Sinanyan. Greeting the guest Mayor Taron Margaryan attached importance to the fact that the first Armenia born politician had been elected member of the Glendale City Council and expressed hope that Zareh Simonyan in his turn would contribute to strengthening and expansion of business ties with Glendale.

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Taron Margaryan has handed the keys of the new apartments

Yerevan Mayor Taron Margaryan handed keys to new apartments to the member of the Union of Composers and Musicians of Armenia, opera soloist Irina Zaqyan and the soloist- concertmaster of the group of flutists of the State Philharmonic Orchestra of Armenia, the RA Honorary artist Tigran Gevorgyan.

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"Cleaner Yerevan" project will be launched

Before starting the regular working conference, Yerevan Mayor Taron Margaryan, presenting the newly appointed Deputy Mayors to the staff of the Municipality congratulated them once again and stressed that he expects everyday devoted work to justify the trust of the residents and to have a better Yerevan.

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Mini football fields number will reach to 43

In parallel with the citywide program of yard improvement, to provide healthy life style and active yard recreation for children, the Municipality of Yerevan carries out the program of building mini-football pitches in the administrative districts of the capital.

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The cultural relations between Yerevan and Odessa will be expanded

The issues related to strengthening cultural relations and to cooperation expansion in the sphere of tourism between cities within the frames of "Everybody goes to Yerevan" projects were discussed during the meeting of the head of the Department of Culture and Tourism of the Municipality Yerevan Kamo Movsesyan and the head of Culture and Tourism division of the Municipality of Odessa Tatyana Markova.

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Porches and roofs of blocks of flats are being repaired

Within the frames of Municipality-administrative district-condominium program the process of large-scale repairing of porches and flat and slope roofs of blocks of flats is going on in the administrative districts. The annual program provides repairing of 1105 porches in 690 of which the renovation has already been finished.

 

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The Leningradyan street and Tsitsernakaberd roadway will be passable

The construction of the roads connecting Leningradyan street to Isakov avenue and Ulnetsi street to Rubinyants street is still going on in the capital. The aim of the construction is to relieve the central streets. Due Leningradyan street-Tsitsernakaberd highway road construction both Tsitsernakaberd highway and Athens street will be relieved.

 

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Taking a solemn oath Taron Margaryan assumed the office of the Mayor of Yerevan

The ceremony of taking an oath of the newly-elected Yerevan Mayor Taron Margaryan took place at the meeting of the Council of Elders of Yerevan convened on June 11. According to Part 1 Paragraph 47 of the RA law “On local self-government in the city of Yerevan”, the Mayor of Yerevan assumes office after being elected in accordance with the established procedure at the meeting of the council of Elders held on the third calendar day, by taking an oath before the residents.

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Yerevan Mayor had a meeting with the mayor of Stepanakert

The issues related to the activities carried out within the framework of the agreement signed between Yerevan and Stepanakert in September 2012 with the aim of relationship expansion and mutually beneficial cooperation, were discussed during the meeting of Yerevan Mayor Taron Margaryan with the mayor of Stepanaker Suren Grigoryan.

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"Yerevan Business Run-2013" was held on in the capital

The Municipality of Yerevan together with "Austrian airlines", "SartRunning" and AIMS companies organized on June 9 the second "Yerevan Business Run 2013" races. The main aim of the event is to agitate healthy life style and to attract private sector in the programs of nature protection.

 

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Summer camps in Yerevan yards

During the regular working conference Yerevan Mayor Taron Margaryan instructed the responsible persons of the sphere to double the volumes of landscaping and to take steps towards using new approaches with the aim of increasing green public areas, surrounding Yerevan with buffer belt of forests and ensuring sustainable development in the sphere of landscaping.

 

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Improvement and landscaping works under the support of the Municipality

On the instruction of Yerevan Mayor Taron Margaryan everyday control is set over meting their contractual obligations by entities regarding compulsory improvement of public areas surrounding their objects. According to the decision of the Council of Elders made on December 2 2009 on confirmation of the order regarding obligatory improvement of real estate located within Yerevan territory as well as public areas, each economic executive is obliged to keep surrounding public areas well-arranged, landscaped and cared. The activities started in the administrative districts in March are going on.

 

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International exhibition of trees and flowers has been opened in yerevan

By the initiative of Yerevan Municipality the first international exhibition of trees and flowers has been opened in the Sport and Concert Complex after Karen Demirchyan. Various sorts of trees, plants, flowers and compositions, stuffs and materials necessary for their care, as well appliances related to creation and decoration of green zones were displayed at the trade exhibition.

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Music and sport events in Children's park

An action dedicated to the International Day of Children's Rights Defence was organized in Children's park in Yerevan. The pupils of the senior groups of municipality subordinated kindergartens who were included in teams of the administrative districts after winning the district stage, participated in the event.

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Aram Khachatryan's 110th anniversary is celebrated in Yerevan

On the event of the 110th birthday anniversary of the People’s Artist of the Arm SSR, Georgian SSR, USSR, public figure, Doctor of Art Sciences, composer Aram Khachatryan the son of the world-famous composer, Karen Khachatryan, the Vice-Speaker of the NA of the RA Hermine Naghdalyan, officials of the Yerevan Municipality, participants of the international contest after Aram Khachatryan as well as a number of art workers and music lovers visited the Pantheon after Komitas to render the tribute of respect to the memory of the great composer.

 

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Support for young families with many children

On the instruction of Yerevan Mayor Taron Margaryan, within the frames of various social projects implemented by the Municipality special attention is paid to the problems of family, maternity and children.

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Suggestions boxes will be installed in the capital

During the regular working conference Yerevan Mayor Taron Margaryan, referring to the discussions caused by the announcement of the open republican architectural competition for the conceptional project of reconstruction of Republic square said that the aim of the competition is to get professional suggestions and to hear out the suggestions of the residents in this issue.

 

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June 1 events in the Yerevan Zoological Garden

On the event of June 1, the International Children’s Day the Municipality of Yerevan has organized a number of events in the Yerevan Zoo: competitions, quizzes, intellectual games, stories representing the flora and fauna of their homeland.

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Gifts for newborn babies on behalf of the Mayor

On the event of Children’s Day the head of the division of Children’s Right Defence and the Deputy head of the Department of Health of the Municipality of Yerevan visited the maternity homes of Yerevan and gave presents on the behalf of Yerevan Mayor Taron Margaryan to the women who became mothers that day and to their new-born babies.

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Festive actions in Azatutyan square

Within the actions dedicated to Children's Day Azatutyan square was traditionally turned into the ground for chalk drawing contest Mayor Taron Margaryan also watched the children drawing pictures with coloured chalk.

 

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Gifts for  Lebanese-Armenian freedom fighter's family

Triplet babies were born 19 days ago into the family of Lebanon Armenians Levon and Tamara Tashchyan.On the event of Children’s Defence Day the Tashchyans was presented three baby prams and baby care items on behalf of Yerevan Mayor Taron Margaryan.

 

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The improvement works of the city drainage system will be continued

The head of the Department of Communal Services of the Municipality of Yerevan Karlen Ghazaryan and the director of exploitation directory "Arevelk" of "Yerevan Jur" company Karapet Ohanyan presented the activities carried out towards renovation and modernization of the drainage system during the previous years and the activities planned in this direction for 2013.

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The worked out bases of Yerevan brand will be presented

By the initiative of Yerevan Mayor Taron Margaryan at the end of 2012 the activities directed at the creation of Yerevan brand were started. By the initiative of the Mayor not only local specialists but also experts invited from abroad, particularly from Britain, have been involved in the process of implementation of the program.

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New bus route for the Yerevan Zoo

In order to make the visit to Yerevan zoological park easier there is a new free bus, which will let you avoid the lack of stations or the absence of the routes.

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On May 9 festive actions will be held in all the administrative districts

During the regular working conference taken place in the City Hall of Yerevan before turning to the items on the agenda Mayor Taron Margaryan referred to the organization and holding of the election of the members of the Council of Elders and in his speech particularly said, "The election of the Council of Elders was held in atmosphere of competitive and civilized struggle.

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The exhibition hall "Eduard Isabekyan" has been opened in the capital

Yerevan Mayor Taron Margaryan participated in the solemn ceremony of opening the ‘Eduard Isabekyan” exhibition hall of the cultural center "Hay Art" and the exhibition presented there. The honour of opening the exhibition was given to the Mayor of Yerevan Taron Margaryan and to Aram Isabekyan, the rector of Yerevan Academy of Art, the son of the RA People’s Artist Eduard Isabekyan.

 

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"Yerevan: Business Run" has serious base to become international

The problems referring to the organization and the procedure of holding of "Yerevan: business run" competition in the capital were presented to the journalists by the deputy head of the Department of Development and Investment Programs of the Municipality of Yerevan Tigran Sargsyan and the representatives of the organizations supporting and sponsoring the competition.

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International Jazz Day

By the initiative of Yerevan Mayor Taron Margaryan the International Day of Jazz has been marked with solemnity for the second time. The masters of Armenian jazz and jazz bands participated in the vent.

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A meeting with the President of the International Dance Council of the UNESCO

Yerevan Mayor Taron Margaryan had a meeting with the President of the International Dance Council of the UNESCO Alkis Raftis. Congratulating him on the professional day-the international dance day, Taron Margaryan thanked Alkis Raftis for marking his professional holiday in Yerevan and expressed hope that his good impressions of the international performances of Armenian dance groups will be more completed with his visit to Yerevan.

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A chessboard has been opened in the Charles Aznavour square

During his working tour in the administrative district of Kentron Yerevan Mayor Taron Margaryan visited Charles Aznavour square, got acquainted with the improvement and decoration activities going on here. Together with the vice-president of the RA Chess Federation Smbat Lputyan he also participated in the opening of the chess board paced at the "Moskva" cinema.

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The tribute of respect to the memory of the victims of Genocide

The President of the Republic of Armenia Serzh Sargsyan and His Holiness All Armenian Catholicos Garegin B, accompanied by Yerevan Mayor Taron Margaryan and the higher authorities of the RA and the representatives of the clergy visited the Tsitsernakaberd Memorial and rendered their tribute of respect to the victims of the Armenian Genocide.

 

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Another three computer classrooms have been opened

In accordance with the memorandum signed between Yerevan Mayor Taron Margaryan and the director of UCOM company Hayk Yesayan in 2012, by the end of the year 15 schools subordinated to the Municipality of Yerevan will have classrooms equipped with computer appliances.

 

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Yerevan said farewell to the title of World Book Capital

The program of events dedicated to declaration of Yerevan World Book Capital 2012 was completed with the solemn ceremony organized in the City Hall of Yerevan. The representatives of the diplomatic corpus accredited in Armenia, statesmen and politicians, clergymen, art and culture workers, a number of art and book loving residents of Yerevan were present at the event.

 

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Mayor Taron Margaryan had a meeting with foreign writers

Yerevan Mayor Taron Margaryan had a meeting with the members of the delegation of foreign writers participated in the first international festival of poetry «In the beginning was the Word» organized within the frames of the final events dedicated to declaration Yerevan World Book Capital 2012. Greeting the guests Mayor Taron Margaryan first of all thanked them for the visit and stressed that being declared World Book Capital is both honorary and responsible.

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“A bank of books-pavilion of donation” program has been started

Within the framework the final events dedicated to “Yerevan-World Book Capital” by the initiative of the Youth Committee of the Urban Development Council adjunct to the Mayor of Yerevan and the non-governmental organization:Flashmob division” the program “A bank of books-pavilion of donation” was started under the Municipality support in North avenue on April 19 from 17.00.

 

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Yerevan Mayor Taron Margaryan participated in the citywide tree-planting

A citywide tree-planting was announced in the capital for April 14. Yerevan Mayor Taron Margaryan participated in the citywide tree-planting together with representatives of numerous state and private enterprises, diplomatic missions accredited in the RA, educational, health and other establishments.

 

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More than 1500 drinking water fountains have been operated

Since April 7 1500 drinking water fountains have started working in all the administrative districts of Yerevan. The previous year Yerevan Mayor Taron Maargaryan instructed to repair all drinking water fountains in the central streets, parks, gardens and yard areas in parallel with repairing and operation of water constructions in the capital.

 

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Festive flowers by fairy carriages

Since early morning on the event of the Day of Maternity and Beauty carriages full of flowers could be seen indifferent parts of the capital and the young men riding in them stopped in special places and presented flowers to the passing by women and girls.

 

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A new cultural center has been opened in Yerevan

Mayor Taron Margaryan participated in the solemn ceremony of opening of the cultural center of the RA Ministry of Emergency Situations. The honour of opening of the cultural center provided for the children above six was given to Mayor Taron Margaryan and the Minister of ES Armen Yeritsyan.

 

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The cycling ground of Yerevan has been completed with new professional bicycles

During his previous working visit to the Yerevan cycling ground Mayor Taron Margaryan getting acquainted with the priorities outlined by specialists for development and promotion of this kind of sport promised to include the issue of completing the cycling ground with new professional bicycles in 2013 program of the capital development.

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April 14 is a day of citywide tree planting

Regarding landscaping, instalation of irrigation network and tree planting arrangement the head of the Department of Nature Protection reported duringthe regulaar working conference that landscaping activitieis are going on in all the administrative districts, and April 14 was announced the day of citywide tree planting.

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A number of projects related to cooperation expansion have been discussed

The issues related to possibilities of cooperation expansion with the cities and organizations of France, as well as the ones related to water supply in Yerevan were discussed during the meeting of Deputy Mayors of Yerevan Kamo Areyan and Vahe Nokoyan with the head of the Economic Service of France for South Caucasus issues Daniel Patat.

 

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During the coming tree planting it is planned to plant 32 thousand trees and bushes in the capital

During the regular working conference chaired by Deputy Mayor of Yerevan Kamo Areyan, regarding the activities determined within the citywide clean-up announced for March 23 and 24 it was instructed to carry out consistent activities and keep everyday control to provide clean and proper situation in the placed requiring complex sanitary cleaning. Besides, on behalf of Mayor Taron Margaryan he thanked all the structures participated actively in the clean-up.

 

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Yerevan Mayor Taron Margaryan had a working tour in the administrative district of Kanaker Zeitun

The working tour of Yerevan Mayor Taron Margaryan to Kanaker Zeitun district started with the visit to building sites where the activities of yard improvement within capital development program were going on. Like in other districts in Kanaker Zeitun within the Municipality 2013 complex improvement program yards will be provided with bowers, benches, playing attractions as well as new sports equipment.

 

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116th birthday of Yeghishe Charents

On March 13, on birthday of Yeghishe Charents by the initiative of the Department of General Education of the Municipality of Yerevan and the house-museum of Yeghishe Charents pupils of basic schools of Yerevan and eminent art workers visited the memorial complex of the great poet.

 

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March 8 flash mobs in different parts of the capital

By the instruction of Yerevan Mayor Taron Margaryan within the frames of the events arranged on the event of March 8 the passers-by witnessed the most unexpected action in the area adjacent to the crossing of North avenue and Abovyan street-a flash mob.

 

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Greetings in Yerevan streets

All the women passing along Charles Aznavour square got flowers and greeting cards with a greeting address of the Yerevan Mayor Taron Margaryan.

 

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Yerevan Mayor participated in the opening of "Spring Tune" exhibition

Yerevan Mayor Taron Margaryan participated in the opening of the exhibition titled "A spring tune" held in the Union of Artists of Armenia. For the sixth consecutive time at the eve of March 8 the art works of women-painters are displayed at the exhibition. This time 120 women-painters with 140 works of art participated in the exhibition.

 

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A tribute of respect to the memory of Alexander Tamanyan

To render a tribute of respect to the memory of the Arm SSR People’s Architect, the academician of architecture, the author of the plan of Yerevan Alexander Tamanyan on the event of his 135th jubilee a number of prominent architectures and the officials of Yerevan Municipality staff visited the Pantheon after Komitas.

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The issues related to development of the sphere of tourism

The adviser to the Mayor of Yerevan Aram Sukiasyan had a meeting with the organizers and participants of the 12th international tourism exhibition "CTS 2013" being held in Yerevan. Greeting the guests on behalf of Yerevan Mayor Taron Margaryan and introducing the position of the Municipality regarding tourism development...

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The procedure of implementation of the powers determined by the RA law “On freedom of rallies” by the Mayor of Yerevan regarding solution of the problem of holding rallies has been presented

During the press conference held in the City Hall of Yerevan the head of the Department of Organization Gagik Baghdasaryan and the head of the Legal Department Zaven Arakelyan presented the procedure of implementation the powers determined by the RA law “On freedom of rallies” by the Mayor of Yerevan regarding solution of the problem of holding rallies.

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Press release

Because of road constructions in the road station of Leningradyan street and Isakov avenue since February 17 the traffic from Leningradyan street towards Tsitsernakaberd highway and Kievyan street is to be temporally stopped...

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In 2013 modernization of advertisements means placed in Yerevan will be carried on

In 2013 modernization of advertisements means placed in Yerevan will be carried on The work done in 2012 and the details of the plans for 2013 were presented by the head of the Department of External Design and Advertisement of the Municipality of Yerevan Araz Baghdasaryan.The head of the department considers the formation of the favourable legislative ground an achievement of the sphere in 2012.

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Yerevan Yerevan city council approved the awards and honorary titles

The Council of Elders of Yerevan confirmed the rewards and the honorary titles of the city of Yerevan At the first meeting of the 9th session of the Council of Elders convened on February 12 the Council unanimously voted for the decision on disbursing AMD 200,000.0 from the RA reserve fund to "Yerevan" foundation by the program of "Assistance to gas supply activities for the blocks of flats of the 16th quarter" with the aim of assisting in the process of gas supply in 29 blocks of flats in "Norashen" living quarter in Achapnyak district in accordance with the decision of the RA Government.

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Yerevan 2013 Development plan

The primary task of building and improvement sphere of the capital in 2013 is repairing and construction of roads and transport nodal points as well as repairing and overhauling of streets. The activities provided for 2013 by the Municipality in the sphere of building and improvement and included in the program of development have been introduced by Deputy Mayor of Yerevan Kamo Areyan. "In particular the program of asphalting makes up about 2,5 million kilometers and this rates really excel all the previous annual programs. All the administrative districts are included.

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The plans for 2013 in the sphere of general education

In 2013 the large-scale programs of the Municipality will be directed at the improvement of conditions in educational establishments subordinated to the Municipality particularly in pre-schooling educational establishments as well as at property renewal. The programs for the current year were introduced by the head of the Department of General Education Gayane Soghomonyan. This year AMD 550 million has been disbursed to kindergartens overhauling. The property program started since last year will go on and will be completed if there is necessity.

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The results of interschool events have been summarized

The results of citywide competition for the best essay titled «A letter to a soldier of the Armenian army» dedicated to the 21st anniversary of the RA Forces formation have been summarized in the Yerevan History Museum. The authors of 6 best essays of the presented 115 ones were awarded Yerevan Mayor's diplomas and presents which were handed by Deputy Mayor of Yerevan Vano Vardanyan. The pupil of the 9th form of Yerevan basic school N 181 David Kirakosyan was awarded with the 1st grade diploma. Another 6 pupils were encouraged.

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The perspective program of Yerevan Metro development has been discussed

Within the framework of transport development in the capital, by the initiative of Yerevan Mayor Taron Margaryan the perspective program of the Yerevan Metro development was discussed during the meeting with the leader of the European Union delegation, Ambassador Trayan Hrista, the representatives of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development and the Asian Development Bank.

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It has been instructed to go on implementing social programs for Syrian Armenians

Regarding the visit of the parents of fixed period service soldiers living in Yerevan to military units initiated by Yerevan Mayor Taron Margaryan on the occasion of the Army day it was reported during the regular working conference that more than 300 parents had a meeting with their sons serving in the army in the NKR, Tavush and Syunik marzes.

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The address of Taron Margaryan on the Army Day

Every on this day we mark with special enthusiasm one of the most important holidays for our people-the day of Armenian Army It's not a secret that our army considered to be one of the most battle-worthy in the region was formed during the most important and responsible for our people period. There are few armies in the world which forming in parallel with being at war have become a winning army. 

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On the event of the Army’s Day a visit of the soldiers’ parents to military units will be organized

Snow cleaning of the pavements, parks and yard areas is going on in all the administrative districts.During the regular working conference Mayor Taron Margaryan once again instructed the responsible persons to ensure meeting the obligations concerning compulsory improvement of their surrounding public areas by economy entities. It was instructed to subject all the entities failing their contractual obligations to the administrative penalties determined by the RA law "On Trade and services" and "On administrative violations".

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The assessment of the residents of Yerevan obliges to redouble the efforts and achieve better results

 

During the first working conference of 2013 Yerevan Mayor Taron Margaryan referred to the results of the studies called "Yerevan residents about Yerevan" carried out by the Armenian Marketing Association and  the Armenian representation of  Gallup International Association according to which the changes recorded in the capital in the recent year were given positive assessment by 78% of the inquired residents. The Mayor stressed that this fact is encouraging and obliging at the same time.

 
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Press Information

 

To eliminate the inconveniences caused by the snow fallen in the capital the communal services started snow cleaning activities in the streets, pavements and yard areas  at night of January 9 and are still going on working.As a whole 226 units of special machinery are involved in the work including 56 snow cleaning trucks, 62 salt sprinkling, 22 pavement cleaning ones and 34 tractors "Belarus GSB". Additional 7 graders were involved at night hours.

 
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Merry children’s actions in Azatutyan square

 

Festive actions arranged by the Municipality of Yerevan are still going on in the capital. Since January 3, in Azatutyan square merry events have been organized for children as well. The Armenian participants of Children's Eurovision, song and dance groups, theaters and studios, popular groups, as well as heroes of cartoons and fairytales participated in the events.

 
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