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Company Response

20 Jun 2022

Author:
Peri LLC

Response by Peri LLC

...We are very concerned with the inaccurate and biased interpretation of the facts stated in the article and consider our responsibility to address them. The distorted statements are not only damaging to our reputation but also misleads the reader regarding the situation.

Bellow you can find our official position regarding the concerns raised in the article:...

Statement regarding water shortages is false as the existing HPPs’ waterways runs along unsettled area (as mostly in case of planned one) and beside that riverbed is always provided with sanitary flow...

The allegation that serious problems can occur for the local population’s water supply and destruction of the whole Alazani River ecosystem is stripped from any scientific or reasonable foundation and reasoning and sounds more like narrow scoped propaganda. Thus we cannot provide serious answer to it...

Before the latest project in the valley started, our company has conducted extensive informative, engagement and communication work with all the people at the project and its neighbouring area. Our project was discussed as on official meetings as well on unofficial meetings between villagers main gathering events (e.g. in Mosques). After comprehensive presentations and addressing all reasonable and major concerns we always got positive feedback, except some small radical group. The above has been received by our company as a satisfactory mark to start intensive project activities (even officially we could had started much earlier)...