The Prime Minister of Armenia, Nikol Pashinyan, is visiting Sisian town of Syunik Province; he announced this on his Facebook livestream.
Pashinyan is traveling around the town together with Territorial Administration and Infrastructure Minister Suren Papikyan, Syunik Governor Hunan Poghosyan, and the mayor of Sisian.
As reported earlier, PM Nikol Pashinyan on Saturday morning arrived at the site of the strategic military exercises being conducted in Syunik Province.
“These military exercises have given us confidence that the Armed Forces of the Republic of Armenia are combat-ready, that the public of the Republic of Armenia are combat-ready, and that together we can fulfill the tasks set before us in organizing the defense of the Republic of Armenia—of our homeland.
“In fact, with these military exercises we also check to what degree there is interaction between the public administration and local self-government bodies.
“As a result of these military exercises, our country has shown its combat-readiness, it shows its viability, and shows an exceptionally high degree of state-government-community cooperation and trust.”
Afterwards, Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan held a working consultation with the command of the army and the administration of Syunik Province, during which military matters were discussed.
Subsequently, the premier, accompanied by Suren Papikyan and Sisian town mayor Artur Sargsyan, toured this town and spoke with its residents. Also, the Sisian development plans were presented to him.
Also in Sisian, PM Pashinyan laid flowers at the monument to the fallen victims of the Nagorno-Karabakh (Artsakh) War, and visited the Surb Hovhannes (St. John’s) Church.