Visit to the Getavan village and the Gandzasar monastery
On 7 September Artsakh Republic President Bako Sahakyan visited the Getavan village of the Martakert region and partook at a solemn opening ceremony of memorial complex devoted to the memory of freedom fighters from Getavan perished during the Artsakh Liberation struggle. The Head of the State highlighted the significance of such initiatives from the viewpoints of keeping the nation's devotees memory bright and patriotic upbringing of the younger generation. On the same day Bako Sahakyan was present at a "Hrashapar" ceremony held with the participation of Catholicos of All Armenians Garegin the Second at the Gandzasar monastery. National Assembly chairman Ashot Ghoulyan and other officials partook at the events.