Domestic Economy

Ground Broken for New Checkpoint on Iran-Armenia Border

Ground Broken for  New Checkpoint on  Iran-Armenia Border
Ground Broken for  New Checkpoint on  Iran-Armenia Border

Armenia will build a new checkpoint at the Iran border. 
Ground for the new facility was broken on Friday in a ceremony attended by Chairman of the State Revenue Committee Rustam Badasyan, Head of the Yerevan Office of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development George Akhalkatsi, Syunik Governor Robert Ghukasyan, representatives of international and other state bodies, Public Radio of Armenia reported.
The reconstruction and modernization of the Meghri Border Checkpoint are being carried out with credit facilities and grants provided by the European Union and EBRD.
Armenia and EBRD signed an agreement for a loan worth €21,146,263 on Feb. 7, 2020.
The current infrastructure at the Meghri checkpoint is outdated. Its operational, technical, engineering, environmental and safety conditions need to be improved to meet modern safety and security requirements and adhere to international border management standards.
The project aims to reconstruct and modernize the road border checkpoint facilities at the Meghri checkpoint. The project involves the demolition of outdated buildings, construction of new modern facilities and installation of modern equipment for undertaking border, customs and other controls in line with modern standards.
The construction work will be carried out by Tana Energy Management Company, winner of an international tender and Roughton International Limited Company will carry out technical quality control of the construction work.

Add new comment

Read our comment policy before posting your viewpoints