Water rates expected to rise in Armenia
As a succession of increases in communal public services in Armenia continues, the population is waiting for rises in water services, Armenianreport writes with reference to the Zhoghovurd newspaper.
According to the newspaper, soon one cubic meter of water will cost 200 drams instead of the current 174 drams.
CJSC Yerevanjur has already submitted a corresponding application to the Armenian Public Services Regulatory Commission. On Wednesday, a workshop was held on the subject, the newspaper notes.
"It is noteworthy that after the decision to increase tariffs for gas and electricity, the authorities maximally tried not to publicize the news, in order to present all the bad information to the public gradually, that is, by turns," Zhoghovurd said.
The official exchange rate on June 12 was 411.2 AMD / USD.