From the Public Radio of Armenia website:
…On the same day the Head of the State met members of the Southern California District Committee of the Armenian General Benevolent Union (AGBU) at the head of the committee’s chairperson Vahe Imasdounian.
A wide range of issues related to cooperation between Artsakh and the Diaspora and preservation of the Armenian national identity were discussed at the meeting. Taking about the development of the Artsakh-Spyurk relations, Bako Sahakyan considered important to make them more organized and diverse as well as to establish a more stable connection with Artsakh. The President rated high the work of the AGBU’s educational establishments in preserving Armenian national identity in the Diaspora.
Minister of Diaspora of the Republic of Armenia Hranoush Hakobyan, NKR finance minister Spartak Tevosyan and other officials partook at the meeting.