Artsakh President congratulates compatriots on International Workers Day

May 1, 2011 - 14:22 AMT

On the International Workers' Day, Artsakh Republic President Bako
Sahakyan addressed a congratulatory message to his compatriots.

The address read, ''On behalf of the Artsakh Republic authorities and
myself I congratulate you on the International Workers' Day. We
traditionally celebrate this day as a day of deep respect towards work
and workers, a day of honoring and glorifying them.

The Artsakh people know very well the value of work. Over centuries we
have built our country, cultivated the native land by ourselves, cared
for the needs of our families through painstaking work.

Today, the greatest wealth of our country is still a man and his work
is the basis of Artsakh's achievements. This is the very reason that
protection of the workers' rights and interests, stimulation of local
production and creation of new working places have been in the
spotlight of the authorities attention with the main aim of improving
social and living conditions of our citizens, making their lives more

Dear Artsakh people, I once again congratulate you on the May Day and
wish peaceful and creative work. Let this work bring happiness and
welfare to your families, prosperity to the Artsakh Republic.''

From: A. Papazian