Public Consultations in Beniamin and Lusakert


Public consultations were held in Beniamin and Lusakert communities of Shirak region. The representatives of the "Road Department" SNCO, the consulting organization "EA Energy Edvisor" LLC and the design company presented the Addendum of the Land Acquisition and Resettlement Program (LARP) of the North-South Road Corridor Investment Program (Tranche 3)  near Beniamin Community to bypass the M1 Yerevan-Gyumri-Bavra highway.  

It should be noted that during the implementation of the Tranche 3 (North-South project) it was found out that there is an archeological site in the given section, as a result of which the construction works were stopped. It was decided to change the road alignment and implement a new design. It was informed that on the basis of the new design a supplement to the LARP should be prepared. The whole process was described, which was necessary to alienate the affected lands and to build the road on the alienated lands. The document will fix the lands, buildings, affected persons, the number of families  under affected zone, etc.

During the meeting, the consulting organization presented the evaluation methodology.

It should be noted that about 120 lands are affected in Beniamin community and 2 lands in Lusakert community.