On September 16, President of Artsakh Republic Bako Sahakyan received a group of the participants of a conference titled “Man and the Space,” professor of the Institute of Astrophysics of Canary Islands and European Northern Observatory, Gagik Israelyan, famous astronauts Charles Duke (USA) and Claude Nicollier (Switzerland).
President Bako Sahakyan expressed his gratitude to the famous scientists and astronauts for coming to Artsakh and participating in such an important event, which will contribute greatly to the development of science in the country.
In return, the guests expressed satisfaction over the fact that the first conference in memory of world-famous astronaut Neil Armstrong was held in Artsakh.
Issues related to the development of exact sciences and organizing various international scientific events in Artsakh were discussed as well.
NKR Acting Minister of Education and Science, Vladik Khachatryan, other officials were present at the meeting, presidential press service reported.