On 19 June President of the Artsakh Republic Bako Sahakyan visited the Hadrout region of the republic.
In the village of Banadzor the President met with the representatives of the community and discussed issues the village faced.
In the village of Arakel the President partook at the ceremony of opening a new kindergarten building. President Sahakyan expressed gratitude to philanthropists Ararat and Narine Hovsepyans for realizing different programs in their native village including the construction of the kindergarten underlining psychological and socio-economic significance of such undertakings. The Head of the State called important restoration of the war-affected settlements especially noting the necessity of developing school and pre-school network.
In the village of Arevshat the President met heads of communities located in the central and southern parts of the Hadrout region. The heads of communities presented socio-economic situation in the villages, issues they face and development programs.
President Sahakyan underlined that the region had great potential for development and the state stipulated to realize a number of large-scale programs in the region, especially in its southern sections and particularly in the spheres of agriculture and processing industry. According to the President it would have a positive impact on the development of both the Hadrout region and the economy of the whole country.
Bako Sahakyan considered important the role of local authorities in successful realization of these programs and within this context called for their organized and active participation.
The President visited also Tovmasar sub-district in the southern section of the Kashatagh region and inspected a number of programs being realized there.
Premier Ara Haroutyunyan and other officials accompanied the President during the visits.