ArmInfo. Artsakh President Arayik Harutyunyan announced the upcoming personnel changes in the structure of the government of the republic. Harutyunyan announced this during a live broadcast on his Facebook page. Harutyunyan noted that one of the most important goals of personnel policy is national and political consolidation. Harutyunyan stressed that in the coming days he will complete structural appointments in order to form the new government by June 1.
In terms of domestic politics, Harutyunyan called a major achievement the establishment of cooperation with the hero of Artsakh, the leader of the second largest United Homeland party, Samvel Babayan, with whom he signed a memorandum of cooperation, as well as with his recent rival in the presidential election, Artsakh Foreign Minister Masis Mayilyan. Harutyunyan noted in this connection that despite condemning criticism, "no one was sold and no one bribed anyone". Speaking about the governance structure of the republic, Harutyunyan underlined the establishment of the Ministry of Military Patriotism, Youth, Sport and Tourism as important. Artsakh President emphasized that one of the most important new areas of the new government's work will be the strengthening of the army-society connection, and military patriotism should become the basis of state policy.
A Ministry of Territorial Administration and Development will also be created. Moreover, the President's Control Service will be transformed into the State Control Service. Harutyunyan promised to fight against nepotism in the state administration and promised to drive out those who would work half-heartedly. <Today I summoned high- ranking officials of Artsakh to the meeting, we will have to say goodbye to many and there will be new staff appointments>. It should be noted that following the results of the second round of the presidential election held on April 14, Arayik Harutyunyan was elected president of the NKR.