On 14 October Artsakh Republic President Bako Sahakyan accompanied by high- ranking officials visited trade fair held in connection with the Agriculture Worker's Day in capital Stepanakert.
At the same day, a festive event took place at the Presidential Residence, where the Head of the State handed in state awards and valuable gifts to a group of the sphere's representatives.
In his speech Bako Sahakyan noted that agriculture had been and would always remain among the key directions of the republic's socioeconomic development, which is stipulated by the peculiarities of our national economy, history and geography. According to President Sahakyan to solve issues existing in the sphere as well as to ensure stable rates of development it is necessary to have a corresponding will, compassionate attitude and painstaking work. Bako Sahakyan underlined that the outlined programs would undoubtedly be realized taking into consideration the existence of all the required conditions.
Head of the Artsakh Diocese of the Armenian Apostolic Church Archbishop Pargev Martirosyan, speaker of National Assembly Ashot Ghoulyan, premier Ara Haroutyunyan, other officials partook at the event.