ArmInfo.Yesterday the RA Minister of Nature Protection Romanos Petrosyan met with and acting Director of SNCO "Sevan National Park" Ara Khloyan.
According to the press service of the ministry, during the meeting, issues related to the activities of the national park were discussed. It was noted that by order of the minister, the activities of the Sevan recreation zone "Spitak Shorja" (White Shorja) will be suspended and illegal pavilions and entertainment infrastructures will be dismantled as soon as possible. This recreation area has recently been widely covered by the media, as well as mentioned and associated with certain political circles.
According to the minister, they are taking this step, since the economic entity does not have any legal status in relation to this territory. Khloyan will notify an economic entity as soon as possible about the suspension of activities and dismantling of buildings and infrastructure.
The Minister guarantees that from now on these and similar territories will be provided to economic entities exclusively in a competitive manner and in accordance with current legislation and strict adherence to procedures. To recall, photos from a party in Spitak Shorja appeared in the network, in which the participants did not wear a mask. Among them was the lawmaker from <My Step> Hayk Sargsyan, who subsequently apologized for what happened.
Rumors were spread in the media that Spitak Shorja belonged to Sargsyan, but these allegations were denied by him. Previously, the activities of this recreation area were suspended by the decision of the commandant for 14 days in connection with the identified violations of safety rules.