Bardukh Gabrielyan, Director of the Scientific Center for Zoology and Hydroecology of the National Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Armenia, was elected Chairman of the Expert Commission for the Protection of Lake Shana. He replaced Yuri Javadyan, General Director of “Armwater Project Institute” CJSC.
Khachatur Meliksetyan, Director of the Institute of Geological Sciences of the National Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Armenia, was elected Deputy Chairman of the Expert Commission for the Conservation of Lake Sjana. The commission consists of Georgy Fayvush, Head of the Department of Geobiology and Ecological Physiology of the Institute of Botany of the National Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Armenia, Deputy Scientific Director of the Institute of Informatics and Automation Problems, NAS Arakelyan, engineer-hydrologist, candidate of technical sciences Alexey Tarverdyan, hydrologist Ofelia Grigoryan.
It should be noted that the work of the expert commission for the protection of Lake Syana of the RA NAS is regulated by the RA Law on Lake Shana. The purpose of the commission is to carry out independent-expert examination of complex annual programs related to Lake Sanaa, as well as documents developed by the authorized bodies ensuring their implementation, to develop relevant bodies to submit relevant proposals, to provide positive or negative conclusions, to carry out scientific-expert research.
The authorized person of the Governor of Gegharkunik may participate in the work of the commission with the right of consultative vote. The discussion of the conclusion of the committee is carried out by the RA law “Rules of Procedure of the National Assembly of the Republic of Armenia”.