On 5 September President of the Artsakh Republic Bako Sahakyan met philanthropist Arthur Varzhapetyan.
Issues related to the realization of different philanthropic programs in Artsakh were discussed during the meeting.
Bako Sahakyan awarded the philanthropist with "The Gratitude" medal rating high his contribution to the realization of different programs in the republic.
Thereafter the Head of the State partook in the Stepanakert Veratsnund square at the solemn ceremony of handing over keys for the cars within the frameworks of realizing social programs.
Primate of the Artsakh Diocese of the Armenian Apostolic Church Archbishop Pargev Martirosyan, speaker of the National Assembly Ashot Ghoulyan, premier Ara Haroutyunyan, ambassador extraordinary and plenipotentiary of the Republic of Armenia to the Russian Federation Oleg Yesayan and other officials partook at the meeting.