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Minister of Emergency Situations of RA Andranik Piloyan paid a working visit to Artsakh

20:05 / 20.02.2021

On February 20, the delegation led by Andranik Piloyan, the Minister of Emergency Situations of RA, paid an official visit to the Republic of Artsakh. Minister Piloyan was hosted by Arayik Harutyunyan, the President of the Republic of Artsakh. Problems related to the cooperation of the relevant circles of the two republics on the issues of prevention and overcoming of emergency situations were discussed during the meeting.

Afterwards, the Minister of Emergency Situations met with Karen Sargsyan, the Minister of Internal Affairs of the Republic of Artsakh and Mekhak Arzumanyan, the Director of the State Emergency Service of the Republic of Artsakh. The sides first put the flowers at the memorial of the rescuers, who died during the Artsakh wars.

Karen Sargsyan, the Minister of Internal Affairs once again expressed his gratitude to the entire staff of the Ministry of Emergency Situations of RA for the support rendered during the war and for the undeniable service rendered to the people of Artsakh. Minister of Emergency Situations Piloyan assured his colleagues in Artsakh that the scope of cooperation will be expanded in the near future, proposing to increase mutual visits.

Andranik Piloyan alongside with his colleagues from Artsakh toured the administrative territory of the Emergency Situations State Service, got acquainted with the social and living conditions of the service, material and technical base, visited the Fire and Rescue Squad of the Rescue Forces Department, special emergency response unit, the Crisis Management Center, monitored the process of organizing the service.

Then the sides visited the "Eastern Seismic Protection Service" SNCO operating in the structure of the Ministry of Emergency Situations of RA. They were satisfied with the joint activity. Renovation activities were carried out in the SNCO before the war. Some of it will continue in the near future. They also spoke about the issues, in particular, about the seismic stations that are out of reach of Artsakh, the equipment of the new laboratory, the training of specialists.

Karen Sargsyan, the Minister of Internal Affairs and Colonel Mekhak Arzumanyan, the Director of the State Emergency Service expressed their gratitude to Andranik Piloyan, Vrezh Gabrielyan, the Director of the Rescue Service of the MES of RA and Arkadi Balyan, the Deputy Minister of Emergency Situations for the working visit and highlighted that all the agreements reached during the meeting will be implemented.

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