Privatization of Electricity to Be Discussed in Parliament

YEREVAN–February 8 (Noyan Tapan)–"The privatization of electricity distributing companies is a matter which needs a broad discussion. We must find the right variant," Minister of Privatization Pavel Kaltakhchian told Noyan Tapan. He said that it is not only the cost amd investmen’s that should be taken into account when discussing the issues of privatization. The accessibility of electricity rates both to the population and to industrial enterprises should also be taken into consideration.

Kaltakhchian pointed out that two members of Parliament were included in the commission for privatization of electricity distributing companies.The privatization of electricity distributing companies should be discussed by Parliament after which the Parliament and government will make a joint decision on the matter.


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