MINISTRY OF ECOLOGY PLANS TO INVOLVE INTERNATIONAL FINANCE INSTITUTIONS FOR ESTABLISHING GEYGEL NATIONAL PARK
The Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources of Azerbaijan considers the opportunity for involving funding by the international finance institutions for creating the Geygel National Park, the Ministry told Trend.
A new park is planned to include summer pastures of the Dashkesan region, part of the areas of Gynja and Hanlar regions. The Ministry of Ecology applied to the executive powers of these regions with respective requests for allotting the area for the National Park. The issue is expected to be solved soon. The Geygel State Natural Reserve was founded in 1925.
There is Geygel lake on its territory, the area is rich in forests of precious species of trees. The territory is the habitat for many fauna representatives. There are species of flora introduced in the Red Book.
The area has a large potential for the development of tourism.