ARMENIAN PARLIAMENTARY DELEGATION VISITS SCR
ArmInfo. Armenian parliamentary delegation made a working visit to
the railway objects.
The parliamentary delegation included Volodyan Naghdalyan, Hermine
Naghdalyan, Gagik Abrahamyan, Gohar Yenokyan, Manvel Kazaryan, Vardan
Khachatryan and others. Representatives of Armenia’s Transport and
Communication Ministry in the person of deputy minister Hrant Beglaryan
also took part in the visit. Visit to Masis- Artashat section aimed
at acquaintance with the volume and quality of the work performed by
South Caucasus railway CJSC over the past period. The parliamentary
delegation visited Masis station and met Governor of Ararat region
Vardges Hovakimyan. Availing of the presence of the governor and
heads of rural administrations, SCR management touched on the issue
of garbage disposition along the rail track and elaboration of a
common position for the problem solution. Then the members of the
working group visited Artashat station, after which they returned to
Yerevan and visited the locomotive depot. After survey, meeting of
SCR management with parliamentarians was held in the Company’s Head
Office, during which the issues of assurance of a legislative base
of the concessioner’s activity were touched on.
Director General of the South Caucasus Railway CJSC Shevket Shaydullin
voiced the topical problems of SCR-state interaction which, according
to parliamentarians, will be discussed in details at the session of the
Russian-Armenian interparliamentary commission on March 21-24, 2010.
SCR CJSC is the 100 percent subsidiary of Russian Railways CJSC. In
February 2008 SCR obtained a concession of the state CJSC Armenian
Railway. The agreement of concession of the Armenian Railroad CJSC
for 30 years with a 10-year renewable period was signed in Yerevan
in February 2008.