On 17 November US Eastern Regional body of the "Hayastan" All-Armenian organized in New York a state dinner in honor of the Artsakh Republic President Bako Sahakyan with the participation of Armenian community representatives.
President Sahakyan introduced to the attendees socioeconomic situation in the NKR, problems it faces and development prospects. The Head of the State underlined that the people of Artsakh is resolute in further strengthening their independent statehood and within this context called the Artsakh-Armenia-Diaspora trinity the basis of all achievements. Bako Sahakyan rated high the role of the "Hayastan" All-Armenian fund in the development of Artsakh qualifying it one of the most important junctions in practical cementation of the inter-Armenian ties.
Head of the Artsakh Diocese of the Armenian Apostolic Church Archbishop Pargev Martirosyan, ambassador extraordinary and plenipotentiary of the Republic of Armenia to the USA Tatoul Markaryan, permanent representative of the Republic of Armenia to UN Karen Nazaryan, head of the central information department of the office of the NKR President David Babayan, NKR permanent representative to USA and Canada Robert Avetisyan and other officials partook at the event.