On 21 April President of the Artsakh Republic Bako Sahakyan visited the Askeran region.
The Head of the State held meetings with representatives of the Ughtasar, Nakhijevanik, Vardadzor and Sarnaghbyur communities and discussed issues they faced.
Afterwards in the Askeran regional center the President inspected the workflow of programs carried out there and convoked an enlarged consultation with the participation of heads of local administrations, directors of enterprises, businessmen and representatives of non-governmental organizations.
A wide range of issues related to the socioeconomic development of the region was discussed during the consultation.
President Sahakyan mentioned that the Askeran region possessed a serious development potential that should be used efficiently to register a considerable progress.
The Head of the State noted the importance of holding consultations in such a format, whish enables to monitor the situation, current problems and ways for their solution from different perspectives.
Speaker of the National Assembly Ashot Ghoulyan, premier Ara Haroutyunyan and other officials accompanied the President during the visit.