On 23 August Artsakh Republic President Arayik Harutyunyan visited the regional center of Martouni and partook at a festive event dedicated to the 95th anniversary of the town's foundation.
In his congratulatory speech at a solemn event hel
d in the town park, the Head of the State noted that the spirit of peace should be sensed in a new way in this town which had heroically overcome the bitter aftermath of the war adding that as a result of the planned large-scale investment projects Martouni would have an attractive urban environment.
During the visit, the republic's President also convoked a working consultation and discussed the problems facing the regional center. He particularly stated that within the coming five years it is planned to build up to five hundred apartments in the town of Martouni which will fully satisfy the demands for apartments among citizens residing in unsafe buildings as well as people of various social groups and those wishing to purchase apartments on mortgage.
The President also instructed to elaborate the town plan within a short period of time and carry out all construction activities in accordance with it, as well as to start constructing the sewerage and continue the paving of the streets in full. According to the Head of the State, the project of asphalting one of the central streets of regional center will be ordered too. "Martouni has a huge potential for development and in the foreseeable future substantial state and charitable means will be directed to create a peculiar urban community. I am confident, we will succeed," - stressed President Harutyunyan.