Meeting with the participants of the recitation festival and participation in the opening of the MMA championship
On 3 August Artsakh Republic President Bako Sahakyan visited the town of Shoushi and met with the participants of the Fifth Pan-Armenian Recitation Festival. The President noted with satisfaction that the recitation festival had become traditional highlighting it from the viewpoints of maintaining national culture and values as well as patriotic upbringing of the younger generation. On the same day the President was present in Stepanakert city at the opening of the professional championship of MMA and Muai Thai. The Head of the State considered important physical upbringing of the youth underlining that the development of sports had always been in the spotlight of the authorities.