President underlined importance of excavations in Tigranakert

President underlined importance of excavations in Tigranakert

28-12-2007 11:22:39 – KarabakhOpen

Yesterday President Bako Sahakyan met with Hamlet Petrosyan, head of
the expedition of the Institute of Archeology and Ethnography of the
National Academy of Science, and Vardges Safaryan, teacher at Artsakh
State University.

They discussed a wide range of issues relating to excavations at
ancient Tigranakert in the vicinities of Stepanakert, and underlined
the importance of excavations. The president emphasized the necessity
to boost up the activities, the General Department of Information of
the president administration reported.

The president offered to set up closer cooperation with the Ministry of
Culture with our Diasporan compatriots and the media.

For the first time the government has assigned 30 million drams for the
excavations in Tigranakert.

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