“Now, the RPA ‘brain center’ is working on this plan [and] once ready, the RPA will apply to [capital city Yerevan Mayor] Taron Margaryan to receive a construction permit. Allegedly, it is inconsistent with the new adjacent building being constructed.
‘The Party will lawfully apply for a permit [and] then start; that is why the renovation work is delaying,’ they said [at the RPA].
Incidentally, immediately after the fire those at the RPA thought they would finish the office’s renovation before the local government elections in September. But judging from the pace, the RPA [office] will hold the  presidential elections likewise with a burned rooftop, Hraparak writes.