Yerevan Mayor To Make Public Statement On Protests Against Fare Rise

YEREVAN MAYOR TO MAKE PUBLIC STATEMENT ON PROTESTS AGAINST FARE RISE

YEREVAN, July 25. /ARKA/. Yerevan mayor Taron Margaryan will make
a public statement today on the protests held against increase in
public transport fare, deputy mayor Kamo Areyan said at a government
meeting Thursday.

“These days the mayor followed the public movements, complaints and
suggestions, met with representatives of the social sector. He is
currently holding meetings and discussions with party factions of
the Elders Council. After summarizing the outcome of the meetings,
the mayor will make a public statement today”, Areyan said, as quote
by Novosti-Armenia

Protests are currently held near the government building against the
recent increase in public transport fare fr om 100 drams to 150 drams
in Yerevan. The increase under a municipality decision raised a wave
of discontent among the residents of the capital. The main motto of
the protesters is “Won’t pay 150 drams.” Another campaign is called
Free Car wh ere famous showmen, politicians and journalists give a
lift to Yerevan residents for free. -0–

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