On 16 August Artsakh Republic President Arayik Harutyunyan visited the lands of Askeran region and discussed the irrigation capabilities on the site.
The Head of the State mentioned that founding a stable irrigation system is of special significance for an advanced agriculture and guaranteed crop and thus, substantial state funds are allocated for this purpose. Having been to the fields of Nakhijevanik, Vardadzor and Ughtasar communities, the republic's President gave a range of instructions both on constructing a new water pipeline and building storage basins for gravity fed irrigation.
The President visited also the Askeran town, got acquainted with the construction activities of multi-apartment buildings in the regional center. Taking into account the high housing demand, President Harutyunyan assigned to conduct activities towards constructing new multi-apartment buildings in the future.
Thereafter during the working consultation held in the regional administration Arayik Haruytunyan summarized the results of the visit as well as touched upon the issues of drinking water supply in the Askeran town and the Khanapat community.
The President was accompanied by Ministers of Agriculture, Municipal Engineering, Territorail Administration and Development and other officials during the visit.