Artur Tovmasyan, the President of the National Assembly of Artsakh, Expressed Condolences on the Death of Vardan Hakobyan
28 February 2023


We were deeply sorry to know about the passing of Vardan Hakobyan, the President of Artsakh Writers' Union, Honored figure of the Republic of Artsakh culture,

Rector of the Stepanakert University of "Grigor Narekatsi", Ph.D. professor, literary scholar and poet.

Vardan Hakobyan, the author of the NKR national anthem words was an active figure of the Artsakh national liberation movement. He was one of the initiators and drafters of the letter about the reunification of Artsakh with Mother Armenia, the author of the first signature under the letter.

In 1988, on behalf of the initiative group, he led the work on holding the historical session of the regional council of NK.

Vardan Hakobyan's contribution to the development of the homeland and Armenian literature is great.

On behalf of the entire staff of the National Assembly and myself, express our deep condolences to the relatives, pen pals, students of the great intellectual and wish you strength and endurance and share the heavy grief of loss.

The memory of Vardan Hakobyan will always remain bright in the hearts of our