Tuesday, November 20 2018 18:35
Ani Mshetsyan

Mikael Melkumyan: Gas and electricity tariffs should be reduced not only for vulnerable segments of society, but also for the entire population

Mikael Melkumyan: Gas and electricity tariffs should be reduced not  only for vulnerable segments of society, but also for the entire  population

ArmInfo. The work of the  parliamentary commission to investigate the reasonableness of gas and  electricity tariffs has been very fruitful. The Deputy President of  the National Assembly, Head of the Investigation Commission Mikael  Melkumyan announced this on November 20 at the press conference in  the National Assembly of the Republic of Armenia.

According to him, the commission will continue its activities, as it  has many more questions to study, one of which is technological  losses in the gas transmission system. At present, these losses  amount to 6.69%, which exceeds the figure for 2002-2016, when it was  5.37%. Meanwhile, 1% of losses is equal to about 20 mln cubic meters  of gas, which, by definition, the deputy speaker, is a terrifying  indicator.

The MP noted that the average tariff applies to gas and electricity  in the country. "In fact, the end user receives gas at twice the  price than is purchased at the border," the MP noted. He also  stressed that there are social groups that pay according to the  tariff set for them, which is 80 drams instead of 139 drams, also the  tariff for greenhouses is 100 drams. In fact, it turns out that the  tariff is diversified for different groups.

He also noted that in order to reduce gas tariffs by 5 drams, it will  be necessary to spend 27 million drams.  "I believe that the  reduction of gas and electricity tariffs should not affect extremely  vulnerable segments of society. We need to pursue a more ambitious  policy on this issue", the MP  said.

Melkumyan also noted that gas transportation and distribution systems  should be separated. The MP noted that today the whole world is  currently on the path to liberalization, and the separation of gas  transportation and distribution is one of the world's recognized  tools.

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