On the 31 May President of the Artsakh Republic Bako Sahakyan sent a letter to Hovik Abrahamyan congratulating him on being elected chairman of the Armenian National Assembly.
The letter runs as follows:
"Respected Mr. Abrahamyan,
Accept my warm congratulations on being elected chairman of the Armenian National Assembly.
I am confident that Your knowledge, rich and long-term experience will continue serving to the continuous improvement of the legislative field, strengthening the Armenian statehood, contributing to the patriotic mission of making Armenia and Artsakh more developed and prosperous.
I heartily wish You robust health, happiness and great success in the high and responsible position of the chairman of the Armenian National Assembly