VANADZOR, FEBRUARY 23, ARMENPRESS: The interior ministry of Greece has pledged 110,000 euros to Armenia’s second largest town of Gyumri to help it build a covered swimming pool. The rest of the money, about 300,000 euros will be raised by the municipality and all-Armenian Hayastan Fund.
The Greece ministry was also instrumental in helping to build a similar pool in Vanadzor, releasing a 134,000 euro assistance. Construction in Gyumri is expected to kick off this April and will be over in 2006 March.
Greece has also pledged 75,000 euro support to help renovate water supply systems in two villages in the province of Lori, Akhtala and Yaghda and to repair a community road.