YEREVAN, July 7. / ARKA /. Armenian ministers must tour border villages every month to be in touch with their problems, Prime Minister Hovik Abrahamyan told journalists on Saturday after his trip to Tavush province and its two villages, Movses and Verin Karmirakhpyur, which in recent days were attacked by fire from Azerbaijani side.
The premier also stressed the necessity of creating new jobs here to prevent young people from leaving their villages. Abrahamyan promised the residents of Movses village that they would be paid compensations for their depreciated Soviet-era bank savings. He presented computers to the village’s school and promised to solve water supply problem. He also said students from border villages will enjoy preferential conditions in universities.
Abrahamyan was accompanied by Territorial Administration Minister Armen Gevorgyan, Finance Minister Gagik Khachatryan, Agriculture Minister Sergo Karapetyan, Transport and Communication Minister Gagik Beglaryan, Labor and Social Affairs Minister Artem Asatryan and Tavush Governor Hovik Abovyan..-0----