On 9 July Artsakh Republic President Arayik Harutyunyan received head of the Shoushi regional administration Erik Haroutyunyan.
The latter reported to the President on the programs being realized in the region as well as the current problems, particularly the housing issues and those of drinking water shortage caused by a drought.
The Head of the State noted that development of the Shoushi region is among the government's priorities and for this purpose large-scale programs are planned. Arayik Harutyunyan instructed to study in a short time the opportunities of constructing a new drinking water pipeline in the fortress-town, to allocate an additional sum of 25 million drams for the purchase of building materials within social assistance programs as well as to build apartments for 10 families of the perished freedom fighters being on the waiting list within the frameworks of programs aimed at solving their housing issues.
The President underlined that allotment of land properties in the central parts of the Shoushi town should be temporarily stopped until the elaboration of a new master plan of the town.
Artsakh Republic Minister of Territorial Administration and Development Zhirayr Mirzoyan and President's representative at large Sergey Grigoryan partook at the meeting.