Construction of a high-rise building in the village of Krasny Bazar. Photo: David Ghahramanyan / Ministry of Territorial Administration and Development of Astrakh

31 August 2021, 10:47

Authorities report on progress in post-war reconstruction works in Nagorno-Karabakh

In Stepanakert, almost 900 buildings damaged by shelling during the autumn war have been repaired; works are also underway in the Askeran, Martakert and Martuni Districts, the Ministry of Urban Development of Nagorno-Karabakh has informed.

The "Caucasian Knot" has reported that by April, residents of Nagorno-Karabakh had submitted applications about 6943 apartments and private houses completely destroyed or damaged during the 2020 autumn war. The housing issue of the families of all forced migrants who came to live in Nagorno-Karabakh will be settled within three years, the local authorities have assured.

A total of 195 construction companies are engaged in restoring the buildings destroyed by Azerbaijan's shelling during the autumn war; the works are carried out both at the expense of budget funds and of charitable funds and organizations, Marta Danielyan, the press secretary of the above Ministry, told the "Caucasian Knot" correspondent.

According to the Ministry, more than 6500 buildings were destroyed in Nagorno-Karabakh. In Stepanakert, 892 of them have already been restored; the construction works are underway in 297 other ones, Ms Danielyan said. Overall, 112 buildings have been built in the Askeran District, and 203 other objects are under construction; 90 buildings have been restored in the Martakert District, and construction works are underway in 188 others; the Martuni District has built 256 structures, 296 other objects are under construction, Ms Danielyan has summed up.

This article was originally published on the Russian page of 24/7 Internet agency ‘Caucasian Knot’ on August 31, 2021 at 00:57 am MSK. To access the full text of the article, click here.

Author: Alvard Grigoryan Source: CK correspondent

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