ArmInfo. Vinar Company, from 2015 owing farm enterprises of Ararat marz above 100 mln AMD, does not incline liquid assets to provide payment on depts. Robert Makaryan, Deputy Minister of Agriculture in Armenia informed ArmInfo. Moreover, the company,which turnover formed million dollars earlier, does not incline with anything: the producing was organized in leased territory, and the alcohol impounded by the republic turned "non brandy" and absolutely illiquid, and what is the most important Vinar did not have license on the given activity. Some part of the alcohol turned of the best quality and Agriculture Ministry managed to sell it, giving only a small part of the depts.
As Ignatiy Araqelyan, the head of Armenian Agriculture Ministry told the journalists on April 20 after Government session, Agriculture Ministry with Prime-Minister and law enforcement officials of the country will discuss current situation related to Vinar company's depts. to find ways of problem decision. At that, the Minister accepted that the Government has rods to affect the company-debtor, but there are nor rods to pay the depts.
Ignatiy Araqelyan recalled that at the end of 2016 the Ministry of Agriculture applied to the General Prosecutor's Ofice to restore violated rights of farmers related to non-paid debts by the processing plants. "The General Prosecutor's Office studies the case and it will be legally solved", he stated. As a result, a criminal case was opened on this fact. Anyways, the head of the Ministry does not see exit from this situation, besides he can suggest the system of justice, but it will not help simple villager. "What exit can be if one cheated another and he does not have anything to pay", the Minister said, only noting that the current situation evidences how business area developed in the country, where one cheat others ion planned scenario in advance.
Meanwhile, today once again in front of Government House fermers of Qaghtsrashen village came to protest, who Vinar owed for purchased gripes in 2015. Gathered people complained the Minister that as a result of non-payment they owe to land tax and other obligatory payments, in some cases that dept goes over 2 mln AMD let alone penalties and fines.