On 21 November Artsakh Republic President Bako Sahakyan together with President Serzh Sargsyan of the Republic of Armenia watched military trainings of the Defense Army held in one of the NKR's central regions.
The Presidents were also present at the opening of a range of objects and got acquainted with the daily life of the servicemen.
On the same day the Presidents partook at a solemn ceremony of handing over keys from the new apartments in a dwelling district built for the NKR Defense Army's officers on the Toumanyan street of capital Stepanakert.
President Sahakyan underlined that raising the combat readiness of the Defense Army on a continuous basis, improving social conditions of the servicemen had been and would always remain among the most significant issues our state faced and everything possible would be done for efficient implementation of the set tasks.
Bako Sahakyan and Serzh Sargsyan partook also at a solemn ceremony of opening the building of Matenadaran constructed in the neighborhood of the Gandzasar monastic complex.
President Sahakyan underlined the significance of the Gandzasar's Matenadaran from the scientific, cultural and educational viewpoints expressing confidence that this institution would occupy its worthy place in the life of Artsakh.