YEREVAN. – As a result of the rise in gasoline and diesel fuel prices, public transport and taxi fares will inevitably increase in Armenia.
Tigran Hovhannisyan, Chairman of the “Drivers’ Defense League” NGO, expressed such a view speaking to Armenian News-NEWS.am.
In his words, if these prices do not go down, the situation can get out of control in the country.
“Along with the increase in energy resources, passenger transportation fares remain the same every time,” said Hovhannisyan, “which leads to the drivers’ fair dissatisfaction.”
As of January 1, the gasoline, diesel fuel, and compressed gas prices have risen in Armenia. According to the State Commission for the Protection of Economic Competition, this is due to the new Tax Code’s entering into force in the country.