STEPANAKERT (Noyan Tapan)–Karabakh President Arkady Ghoukassian welcomed members of the Artsakh Central Committee of the Armenian Revolutionary Federation to his residence on October 11. Ghoukassian and his guests discussed issues and their personal opinions on the internal political and social-economic situation in the Republic. Ghoukassian agreed to submit a report on the ARF’s intended programs on the economic and cultural development of Karabakh to other government officials for review.
The meeting participants discussed issues related to the relations between the Karabakh authorities and the ARF. On October 13–Ghoukassian welcomed –Varuzhan Dermejian–joint owner of the hotel recently constructed in Shoushi–a citizen of the US to his residence.
Dermejian noted that the newly constructed hotel met the international standards–and he hopes to render further assistance to the city of Shoushi in the future.
Noting the necessity of restoring Shoushi as the historical scientific-cultural center of Artsakh–Arkady Ghoukassian expressed his gratitude to the Armenian entrepreneur for his contribution to the town’s accomplishment and development of tourism in Nagorno Karabakh.