‘We Are Our Mountains’ Monument Reopened after Renovation

A scene from the reopening ceremony of the monument

STEPANAKERT—On September 25, the President of the Nagorno Karabakh Republic Bako Sahakyan partook in a reopening ceremony for the renovated “We Are Our Mountains” monument – one of the most iconic symbols of Artsakh – the press office of the Artsakh President reported.

The President stressed the importance of maintaining national symbols, hailing the involvement of the Diaspora in the process.

On that note, President Sahakyan expressed gratitude to philanthropist Karen Avagyoumyan for financing the renovation of the site, considering his work an ideal method for maintaining strong ties with one’s historical homeland.

Artsakh’s Vice President Arkady Ghoukasyan, Armenian National Assembly Speaker Hovik Abrahamyan, First Lady of Armenia Rita Sargsyan, Speaker of the Artsakh National Assembly Ashot Ghoulyan, Prime Minister Ara Haroutyunyan, member of the British House of Lords Baroness Caroline Cox, Ashot Baghdasaryan, son of the monument’s architect Sargis Baghdasaryan, officials from Artsakh and Armenia, and guests from abroad partook in the spirited event.


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