President of the Nagorno Karabakh Republic Bako Sahakyan issued a congratulatory address on the occasion of the Day of the National Security Service Worker. The message reads, in part:
“Dear servicemen and veterans of the National Security Service,
On behalf of Artsakh authorities and myself I congratulate you on your professional holiday.
Today is an opportunity to appreciate the work of the NKR National Security Services, which is of utmost importance for ensuring the normal vital activity of our republic, safeguarding social and state security, protecting of national interests. It is also an opportunity to address words of gratitude to all those, whose daily faithful and consecutive work makes valuable contribution to strengthening of our free and independent statehood.
I am confident that workers of the system are fully aware of the whole seriousness of the set tasks and will keep doing their best for their successful solution.
Artsakh authorities will assist in raising the efficiency of the structure’s activity and improving your working and social conditions in every way possible.
Once again I congratulate you on the Day of the National Security Service Servicemen and wish robust health, happiness and greatest successes in your difficult and responsible work.”