On 7 November Artsakh Republic President Bako Sahakyan visited a number of military units in the republic's southern wing and got acquainted with life of the servicemen and existing there problems. The President noted that continuous strengthening of the country's defense capacity would always remain the key direction of our state's development. On the same day Bako Sahakyan held a working consultation in the town of Hadrout on socioeconomic development of the region. Special attention was paid to realizing agricultural projects in the Trans-Araks sector. President Sahakyan noted that prosperity of this area would contribute greatly to developing agriculture not only in the Hadrout region but also in the whole republic. The President was accompanied by NKR vice prime-minister Arthur Aghabekyan and other officials.