STEPANAKERT (Noyan Tapan)–A scientific conference on the occasion of the 12th anniversary of the Karabakh national liberation movement opened February 25 in Stepanakert. Participating in the conference were students and post-graduate students of Yerevan and Karabakh State Universities–and students of the other higher schools of Armenia and the Karabakh.
On the morning of February 25–participants visited the Stepanakert Memorial Complex and paid homage to the memory of freedom-fighters killed in the Karabakh struggle.
Rector of Karabakh State University Pavel Gevorgian delivered the welcoming address. Speaking at the conference–Karabakh Foreign Minister Naira Melkoumian pointed out the important role of such arrangemen’s in consolidating Armenian youth in Karabakh–Armenia and the Diaspora.
The conference was organized with the assistance of the Regional Integration Department of the Armenian Government.