The Coordinating Council of the Candle project held its regular meeting at the RA Government December 17. RA Prime Minister Tigran Sargsyan chaired the meeting.
The RA Government’s press service informed NEWS.am that the first issue on the agenda was a report prepared by Samvel Harutyunyan, Chairman of the State Committee for Science, RA Ministry of Education and Science. He reported to the Council on the results of negotiations with France, Russia, Germany and China, as well as on steps to further development of the projects.
The meeting discussed the implementation of the first stage of the Candle project, namely, the construction of the high-frequency laser linear accelerator AREAL.
Premier Tigran Sargsyan instructed Vice-Premier Armen Gevorgyan, in cooperation with State Committee for Science and State Property Management Department, to prepare a draft decision on allotment of area for the Candle center.
The meeting elected Vitaly Tsakanov, Director of the Synchronous Radiation Research Center director of the first stage of the Candle project.