Head of Armenia`s Seismic Protection Service resigned

ArmInfo, Armenia

ArmInfo.On July 24, Minister of Emergency Situations of Armenia David Tonoyan held an extended meeting with the staff of the Seismic Protection Service and the  heads and staff of the SNCO, the press service of the Ministry of Emergency Situations of Armenia reported.

During the meeting, issues of updating, optimization, as well as  structural changes and international cooperation of the Service were  discussed. The minister stressed that the modernization and  optimization of the seismic protection service will be carried out on  the basis of the study of international best practices. In  particular, the management system will be optimized, which will  ensure maximum results with the least resource costs.

Minister Tonoyan instructed to intensify actions in the field of  international cooperation, especially in the modernization of  stations and network facilities and in the process of digitizing  information, involving programs used in the international arena.

"The seismic protection service of the Ministry of Emergency  Situations of Armenia in matters of international cooperation should  act as an initiator, not a passive waiting one," the Minister said.

At the end of the meeting, the minister said that Hrachya Petrosyan,  who was the head of the Service, resigned because of his retirement.  Emphasizing the outstanding role of Petrosyan in the process of  formation of the seismic protection service, the Minister Emergency  Situations of Armenia awarded him with a medal and a letter of  gratitude from the Ministry of Emergencies of Armenia.

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