President Sahakyan visited the southern wing of the country
On 27 October Artsakh Republic President Bako Sahakyan visited the southern wing of the country. The President was present in the town of Kovsakan at a solemn ceremony of opening a new kindergarten building. The Head of the State underlined that the preschool education sphere was always in the spotlight of authorities' attention and everything possible would be done for its further development. In Kovsakan President Sahakyan partook also in a ceremony of opening the capitally renovated local hospital upgraded with modern equipment. The President noted that existence of such medical institutions corresponding to modern standards in the regions was among the conceptual directions of developing the healthcare sphere and the state would continue to realize wide-scale programs in that field. On the same day the Head of the State visited the Tondirget gold mine, got acquainted with the conducted activities and the existing problems. President Sahakyan noted the significance of the mining industry in the life of the republic considering it among the fundamental directions of Artsakh's socioeconomic development. The President expressed gratitude to philanthropist Vardan Sermakes for realizing this strategic program qualifying it among the best manifestations of the Motherland-Diaspora cooperation and patriotism. Premier Ara Haroutyunyan and other officials accompanied the President.