On 19 February President of the Artsakh Republic Bako Sahakyan visited several military units of the NKR Defense Army located in the central and south-east direction of the frontline.
The Supreme Commander-in-Chief of the armed forces of the republic listened to the reports of commanders motorized infantry subdivision at combat duty, got acquainted with the activities directed to consolidating defense system and awarded the best soldiers with souvenirs.
Bako Sahakyan partook at the military exercises of tank and motorized infantry units.
The President visited also a regiment presidio and inspected on site construction activities carried out there.
On the same day the Head of the State visited regional centre of Martouni and held a working consultation with regional authorities and heads of local communities.
Head of the Martouni regional administration Ludmila Azizyan delivered a report dedicated to the activities carried out in the region in 2009 and plans for 2010.
The President underlined that to give a new impetus to the development of the region it was necessary strengthen discipline and conduct proper cadre policy.
Bako Sahakyan gave concrete instructions to responsible officials of the region for proper organization of activities in corresponding spheres.