Gor Avetisyan, Executive Director of the Road Department Foundation, and Levan Kupatashvili, Vice President of the Georgian Roads Department, monitored the construction of a new bridge at the Bagratashen checkpoint on the Debed River. The bridge, called Barekamutyun, is a joint Armenian-Georgian program funded by the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development and the Governments of Armenia and Georgia. Levan Kupatashvili, Vice-President of the Georgian Roads Department, expressed hope that this construction will not be the only joint program, such projects will be continued in the future.