ARMENIAN PRESIDENT ATTENDS OPENING CEREMONY OF YEREVAN SCHOOL NO 194 RECONSRUCTED WITH LINCY FOUNDATION MONEY

Noyan Tapan
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Se p 1, 2008

YEREVAN, SEPTEMBER 1, NOYAN TAPAN. On September 1 Armenian President
Serzh Sargsyan took part in the opening ceremony of Yerevan school No
194 reconstructed with money of the Lincey Foundation under the School
Construction Project. The school named after Armen Hovhannisian was
built in 1959 and was in need of major repairs.

The director of the School Construction Project Implementation
Office Hrayr Sargsian said that about 900 million drams (3 mln USD)
was spent on the school's major repairs. The school designed for 720
pupils will now ensure instruction of 960 in one session.

According to Yerevan mayor Yervand Zakharian, the project on ensuring
all schools and kindergartens of Yerevan with heating systems and
modernization of all important infrastructures, buildings and property
will be finished within the next two years. The mayor stated 140
schools were repaired and 148 boiler-rooms were built. 157 out of the
202 city comprehensive schools will be heated in 2008. Investments
of 1 bln 460 mln drams were made in 2006, investments of 6 bln 500
mln drams were made in this sector in 2008.

The total investments in the education system amounted to 17 bln
drams in recent years.

From: Emil Lazarian | Ararat NewsPress