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Yerevan Mayor visited constructed library in Shengavit administrative district

03.07.2015

Within the frames of the program of renovation and overhauling of the municipal libraries new comfortable conditions are being provided for readers. These activities will be completed this year and the libraries will serve their goal. The library N 32 in Shengavit will also be provided with all conveniences and will its doors for about 2500 readers. During his visit to Shengavit district the Mayor was presented the details of the work and reported that the old building of the library which had the 4th level of accident rate had been dismantled and a new building is being constructed on its place.
“In recent years we attach particular importance to the fundamental problem of educational and cultural establishments and take steps to their gradual solution. The problem of renovation and overhauling of municipal libraries is also in this context. So, since 2012 lager-scale activities have been carried out in this regard. Within three years 36 libraries have been renovated. We have 19 libraries with their 18 branches subordinated to the Municipality, besides we have 3 archives and this year we are going to finish the program of library renovation. This program was really long-expected as the libraries hadn’t been renovated for many years”, said the Mayor adding that serious activities had been carried out regarding replenishment of book fund. Thus, in the mentioned period about 30000 pieces of books were distributed to the libraries of the Municipality and this is unprecedented as no replenishments had been made for more than 20 years. “We are taking steps not only to replenish the book fund but also to provide the libraries with computers and other up-to-date equipment and technical means. Concrete measures are taken to install e-library funds. And I am sure that after finishing these activities our citizens will enjoy going to libraries as they used to be”, said the Mayor.
Familiarizing himself with the process Mayor TaronMargaryan once again instructed the persons in charge to keep the process under direct control. Accompanied by the head of the administrative district TaronMargaryan also got acquainted with the process of improvement of the park after azatamartik Arthur Karapetyan. It was reported that by the program this recreation zone would be provided with benches, bowers, trashcans and children’s playgrounds. The park will be provided with a new system of lighting and irrigation network. Expressing gratitude for realization of the program, the azatamartik’s father noted that the improvement of the area is not only a special tribute but also the best way to organize proper recreation of the residents of the area. Mayor TaronMargaryan instructed the persons in charge to take into consideration the proposals and opinions of the residents during the process of improvement, and to take into account all their attitudes.


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