On 2 May Artsakh Republic President Bako Sahakyan partook in a solemn ceremony of opening a capitally renovated building of the Stepanakert secondary school N3 with the Russian language bias.
President Sahakyan considered important having such an educational hearth corresponding to international standards, considering it among the most significant preconditions for cultures' dialogue and interpenetration.
The Head of the State thanked Russian philanthropists of Armenian origin Sergey and Nikolai Sarkisovs for support shown to the educational sphere of Artsakh and implementing such initiatives.
On the same day the President together with the philanthropists visited Stepanakert center of child and teen-age creativity, got acquainted with working conditions and watched the festive presentation made by the pupils.
Primate of the Artsakh Diocese of the Armenian Apostolic Church Archbishop Pargev Martrosyan, National Assembly speaker Ashot Ghoulyan, premier Ara Haroutyunyan, Armenian foreign minister Edward Nalbandyan, other officials, guests from Armenia and abroad partook at the events.