ArmInfo. Prime Minister of Armenia Karen Karapetyan on October 16, in the city of Vanadzor, Lori Marz, Armenia, during the workshop, presented the Concept of the General Development of Vanadzor. The document was developed jointly by the city authorities of Vanadzor and experts from Palermo and Moscow.
According to the press service of Armenian Government, after the approval of the Concept, development of a "master plan" for the development of the city with indication of the areas of investment interest is foreseen.
It is reported that the Concept identifies the problems of the city, gaps with urban, architectural, transport and other spheres, suggests ways to develop infrastructures and tourism. The document provides for the creation of winter and summer recreation zones. "Based on this Concept and master plan for the development of the city in Vanadzor, special programs must be implemented, with an awareness of the purpose and having a common vision of the city," Karen Karapetyan said. He stressed that in order to motivate the business, it is necessary to create favorable conditions. "Today there are specific investors ready to invest in the development of Vanadzor and we must send them by offering clear programs," the prime minister said.
The Strategy of development of industrial tourism of the city was also presented "Vanadzor as the center of industrial tourism", within the framework of which it is planned to re-equip old production buildings for concert halls, hotel complexes and recreation areas. Karen Karapetyan visited the territory of the ex-camp "Artek", where the implementation of various investment projects is planned. The head of government demanded that the local authorities keep the focus on issues of city improvement, sanitary cleaning of urban areas, collection and removal of garbage, etc.