In Englisheng
|
|
Adopt a Project
Donors
Applicants
Press Releases
Announcements
News Archive
Features
Latest Videos
Gift
Search News

Search in:
Month:
Year:
NEWS Press Releases Vardenis-Martakert Highway officially opened
2017-09-01
Vardenis-Martakert Highway officially opened
The highly-anticipated Vartenis-Mardakert highway was officially opened on 1st of September, during a ceremony attended by the presidents of Armenia and Artsakh, executive director of the Hayastan All-Armenian Fund Ara Vardanyan, other officials, , including last year’s major donor, Antranig Baghdasarian, who donated $5 million to the Hayastan All-Armenian Fund, as well as hundreds of representatives from Armenia and the Diaspora.
The $36 million project will become the second road connecting Armenia and Artsakh. Until now passenger and cargo traffic between the two republics was mainly through a highway connecting Goris to Berdzor in what was the first ever project of the Hayastan All-Armenian Fund. Construction began on the Vardenis-Martakert highway in 2011 and was one of the key projects of the Hayastan All-Armenian Fund, which through its 2013 and 2014 annual telethons raised the funds to accelerate the project. The governments of Armenia and Artsakh paid for 56 percent of the project costs.
The highway runs from Martakert in northeast Artsakh to Vardenis, along the banks of Lake Sevan. Some of the key sites along the route include the first century architectural wonder, Dadivank in Artsakh and the Sarsang Reservoir.
Photos:

Other News:

2016-11-14
Kindergarten being built in Karin Tak village
Hayastan All-Armenian Fund continues to develop the community

2016-11-14
Call for youth

2016-11-10
Hayastan All-Armenian Fund has donated 26 apartments to homeless Gyumri families

2016-11-07
Hayastan All-Armenian Fund continues to build homes for large families in Artsakh

2016-11-02
The children of Ahgdzk village will have a brand-new kindergarten

2016-10-31
Hayastan All-Armenian Fund kicks off SMS fundraising in Armenia on November 1

2016-10-26
Glendale Adventist Medical Center and Armenia Fund, Inc. complete medical mission in Noyemberyan

2016-10-24
Record amount $1 million USD raised at Hayastan Foundation Toronto banquet

2016-10-24
Reconstruction of Vardenis-Martakert highway nears completion

2016-10-20
Hayastan Fund launches Haypost fundraising campaign in Armenia

designed and developed in