Minister of Territorial Administration and Infrastructure of Armenia Suren Papikyan today met with Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Germany Michael Banzhaf.
As reported the press service of the Ministry of Territorial Administration and Infrastructure, greeting the guest, Minister Papikyan highly appreciated the effective involvement and support of the GIZ and KfW in and to administrative-territorial reforms in Armenia, improvement of services within unified communities and development of community infrastructures. He also expressed satisfaction with the KfW Bank’s partnering and constructive approach to the resumption of the plan for modernization of the water supply and water disposal network in rural settlements in Armenia.
In his turn, Ambassador Banzhaf talked about the importance of the joint projects for establishment of citizens’ service offices in communities with several settlements and improvement of water and energy infrastructures and reaffirmed the German side’s willingness to support the Government of Armenia in implementation of those projects.
During the meeting, the parties touched upon the course of implementation of the projects for modernization of infrastructures in Armenia, construction of the Kaps reservoir and self watering system and construction of the Georgia-Armenia high-voltage electric communication line with the support of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development and KfW Bank and implementation of the projects in the future.