STEPANAKERT, October 1. /ARKA/. Stepanakert and Yerevan mayors, Suren Grigoryan and Taron Margaryan, have signed a cooperation agreement in Nagorno-Karabakh Republic’s capital, the press office of Stepanakert’s municipality reports.
The two cities’ municipalities also signed cooperation program for 2012-2014 has been signed as well.
The cities’ authorities have committed to set up a joint group, which will submit information to mayors about the course of the program implementation once in every six months.
The group members will meet periodically in Yerevan and Stepanakert.
The Stepanakert mayor expressed confidence that both Yerevan and Stepanakert will take advantage of the exchange of experience.
“Now our city is developing – many economic and social programs are being implemented,” he said. “Construction of residential and school buildings, healthcare, development of infrastructures, improvement of apartment buildings, streets and yards are our top-priority objectives.”
Grigoryan also said that the new Stepanakert airport will be commissioned soon, the construction of the republic’s new hospital has reached its final stage and the water supply program will be completed this year.
The Yerevan mayor, on his side, said this cooperation will be effective.
“Today in Stepanakert we lay groundwork for our cooperation,” he said. “First steps have already been taken, and we hope for further effective cooperation. More than that, the Yerevan municipality is ready to cooperate with Nagorno-Karabakh Republic’s provinces.”
Margaryan also said that Yerevan and Stepanakert have reach historical and cultural past and good prospects for cooperation. -0-