On 1 May President Bako Sahakyan received Alexander D'Janoeff, great grandson of famous Armenian philanthropist Michael Aramyants, his wife and writer Vahe Atanesyan.
Bako Sahakyan rated high the activities of Michael Aramyants noting that he was a world famous entrepreneur and national philanthropist who provided substantial assistance to his native people in solving numerous cultural, political, social and other issues. Within this context the Head of the State considered important organizing on a state level solemn events dedicated to 170th birthday of the great philanthropist and thanked writer Vahe Atanesyan for a writing a book about the life of Michael Aramyants. The President underlined that remembering the outstanding representatives of the nation and assessing their contribution appropriately were among the key components of patriotic upbringing.
NKR minister of culture and youth affairs Narine Aghabalyan and other officials partook at the meeting.