Dear Mr. President,
It is with great joy that we were informed of your election as the new President of the Republic of Armenia.
Personally–and on behalf of the Western Diocese of the Armenian Church of North America–we send you our heartfelt congratulations on the occasion of your election–together with our best wishes for good health and success as you lead our beloved Fatherland Armenia–to a brighter future.
Your dedication–devoted services and dynamic leadership of Karabakh–as the President–as well as during the recent years as the Prime Minister and later as the Acting-President of Armenia–deserve our utmost gratitude and blessings.
We hope that with your election as the President of Armenia a new brighter page will unfold in the history of these modern times for our beloved Fatherland and Karabakh. Indeed–the people of Armenia–Karabakh and Armenia’s world-wide are well aware of your exemplary dedication for our nation–and in defense of our historic sacred land. We hope that with your election–all the segmen’s of our people will be united and collectively they will devote their full abilities for the betterment and progress of Armenia.
The Western Diocese of the Armenian Church–under our leadership and with the participation of all the Clergy–Diocesan Authorities and the entire faithful–always and without any hesitation have been extending humanitarian assistance to Armenia and Karabakh. We assure you Mr. President–that personally and through the Western Diocese–within our means and with the same patriotic spirit and love–we shall continue extending humanitarian assistance to Armenia and to Karabakh–so that under your auspices and with united efforts–our ancestral and Biblical Land of Armenia and Artsakh will flourish and get brighter and stronger–as they succeed in their national mission for the benefit of our people.
I am looking forward to meeting you in Yerevan and personally and warmly congratulate you.
We pray to God and ask that His Blessings be bestowed upon you and provide you–and the Government of Armenia and its leadership–with good health–so that with the help of Almighty God–Armenia will become stronger–and live under normal conditions as it registers many new achievemen’s during the coming years.
With Fatherly Greetings and Blessings, Archbishop Vatche Hovsepian