YEREVAN, January 8. / ARKA /. A new consortium, dominated by French company SAUR that runs Armenian Water and Sewerage company, took over the management of water distribution companies in Armenia’s Shirak and Lori regions and also of Nor Akunk water company from January 1, the Ministry of Territorial Administration said.
The news was announced by Armenian Water and Sewerage Company CEO Patrick Lauren at a meeting with Minister of Territorial Administration Armen Gevorgyan.
On December 5 the Government of Armenia extended the licenses of French and German companies operating Armenia’s water distribution networks until 31 May 2016. Water distribution companies in Shirak and Lori as well as Nor Akunk are run by a consortium composed of German MVV Decon GmbH, MVV Energi AG and Armenian AEG Service.-0-