Today, Serzh Sargsyan participated in the event dedicated to the official opening of Monte Melkonian Military School in Dilijan.
The official opening of this military school was devoted to the birth anniversary of the national hero of Armenia and Artsakh, Monte Melkonian, who would have turned 60 on Saturday.
After receiving the report of the Deputy Director of the Military Unit and hearing the speeches on the occasion, the President with the Minister of Defense, National Security Council members and guests, viewed the ceremonial march of the students of the Educational Complex. Monte Melkonian’s monument opening ceremony also took place in the territory of the college. The honor of the opening was given to the national hero’s companion Martiros Zhamkochyan, and graduate of the college, Vahagn Asatryan.
In addition, a statue of Monte Melkonian was unveiled at the school grounds.