Japan Donates New Fire Trucks To Armenia.

Armenia's fire and rescue revamped.


By Hovannes Shoghikian via azatutyun.am.



Armenia’s Emergencies Ministry put on display Wednesday more than two dozen new fire engines that have been donated by Japan’s government and will significantly modernize its fire-fighting division in Yerevan.


All 28 Japanese-made vehicles worth $8 million will be transferred to the Yerevan branch of the ministry’s Rescue Service. Twenty-four of them were lined up in the city’s main Republic Square during a handover ceremony attended by Emergencies Minister Armen Yeritsian, other senior Armenian officials and Japan’s Moscow-based deputy ambassador to Armenia, Manabu Miagawa.


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