YEREVAN. – The Medical Isotope Center may open in fall 2014, Armenian Economy Minister Karen Chshmarityan stated at the National Assembly on Monday.
The 2013 State Budget had allocated Armenian drams equivalent to approximately $1.32 million for this project, and drams equivalent to approximately $2.24 million are planned to be allotted this year.
“These funds are intended for the purchase of equipment,” the minister explained.
The decision to establish a nuclear medicine center in Armenia was made in February 2008. Around €30 million will be spent for the respective activities, and the Belgian KBC Bank NV will provide a respective loan.