On 1 September Artsakh Republic President Bako Sahakyan sent a condolence letter to the family of philanthropist Vahak Hovnanian, Central Information Department of the Office of the NKR President reported.
The letter runs as follows:
“I have learnt with deep sorrow about the death of philanthropist, deserved son of the Armenian nation Vahak Hovnanian.
VahakHovnanian was a remarkable person, a great patriot, who devoted his entire life to his native people, the development and reinforcement of the Armenian independent statehood, resolution of pan-Armenian issues. Various projects of strategic significance were implemented with his active participation.
In this hour of irretrievable loss on behalf of the Artsakh people, the authorities and on my own behalf, I express condolences and support to Vahak Hovnanian’s family, his relatives and friends. His memory will always stay bright in our hearts.”