BAKO SAHAKYAN MET IN BEIRUT REPRESENTATIVES OF THE GOVERNING BODY OF AGBU
Aug 24 2010
On 23 August President of the Artsakh Republic Bako Sahakyan met in
Beirut representatives of the governing body of the Armenian General
Benevolent Union’s (AGBU) Lebanese branch.
Issues related to cooperation between organizations and Artsakh as well
as to Artsakh’s domestic and foreign policy were discussed during the
meeting. The President noted that the AGBU has had a considerable
input in the development of Artsakh, simultaneously underlining
the necessity of transferring the cooperation into a qualitatively
new level with special emphasis on the sphere of education, further
widening contacts between youth in Artsakh and the Diaspora.
On the same day President Sahakyan met members of the governing body
of the Lebanese Armenian Relief Cross organization. At the beginning
Bako Sahakyan congratulated the organization on the 80th anniversary of
their foundation and noted that the LARC has had a great contribution
both to the preservation of the Armenian national identity in Lebanon
and assisting the Motherland.
The President noted that Artsakh is very much interested in
establishing direct contacts with the Lebanese Armenian Relief Cross,
which would add a new impetus to further widening and deepening
relations between Armenian community of Lebanon and Artsakh.
Adviser to the President of the Artsakh Republic Armen Isagoulov,
minister of education and science Vladik Khachatryan, head of the
Central Information Department of the Office of the Artsakh Republic
President David Babayan, permanent representative of the Artsakh
Republic in Lebanon Karo Kebabjyan, as well as ambassador of the
Republic of Armenia in Lebanon Ashot Kochartan partook at the meetings.
From: A. Papazian