Artsakh Republic President Bako Sahakyan sent a congratulatory letter to Catholicos of all Armenians Garegin II in connection with the 65th anniversary of the Supreme Patriarch's birthday.
The letter runs as follows:
" Your Holiness,
I cordially congratulate You on Your 65th anniversary.
During all these years You selflessly served to the Motherland and native people. Today You continue to bring Your inestimable contribution to the patriotic mission of strengthening the Armenian Apostolic Church, developing the state-church relations, deepening the inter-church cooperation and cementing the Armenia-Artsakh-Diaspora trinity.
I am confident that by the almighty God's will You will continue to carry out devotedly Your noble mission for the sake of our people's welfare and realization of national goals.
Once again accept my warmest congratulations and wishes on the occasion of Your memorable anniversary. Longevity, peace, robust health and all the best to You!"