President of the Artsakh (Nagorno-Karabakh) Republic, Bako Sahakyan, received on October 15 President of the Armenian General Benevolent Union, Perch Sedrakyan, and Director of the AGBU Armenian Representation, Ashot Ghazarian, to discuss implementation of various programs in the NKR.
The meeting subsequently continued in an enlarged format with the participation of nearly a hundred AGBU representatives.
Bako Sahakyan introduced the current stage and prospects of Artsakh's socio-economic development. He also referred to foreign policy issues.
According to Artsakh President, the Armenian General Benevolent Union is among the oldest Armenian organizations, which plays an invaluable role in maintaining Armenian national identity in the Diaspora, international recognition and condemnation of the Genocide, objective presentation of the Artsakh issue. The organization also has a tangible input in strengthening the Armenia-Artsakh-Diaspora trinity and boosting socio-economic development of the Motherland.
Mr Sahakyan said Artsakh was interested in deepening ties and expanding cooperation with the organization and everything possible would be done in this direction.
At the end of the meeting, Artsakh President answered the questions raised by the attendees.
Primate of the Artsakh Diocese of the Armenian Apostolic Church Archbishop Pargev Martirossyan, other officials partook at the event, Artsakh President's Press Service reports.