On 6 July the solemn ceremony of awarding pupils from Artsakh having won medals at the final stage of subject Olympiad among schoolchildren in the Republic of Armenia for the 2017-2018 academic year was held at the Artsakh Republic President's Residence.
"We are filled with pride every time we see modest, decent and intelligent young people, who will forge our country's future, will be its defenders, develop and reinforce our independent statehood", President Sahakyan noted in his remarks.
The Head of the State highlighted the success and achievements registered by our schoolchildren, stressing the imperative of constantly improving, deepening and expanding knowledge, craving to attain new heights, never being discouraged by predicaments.
"The intellectual potential of our people is our greatest wealth. Revealed in due time, improved and properly used it will open up infinite opportunities for the further development of our Motherland", emphasized Bako Sahakyan in his speech.