Professional sports ground built in Shushi with the support of Converse Bank

The opening ceremony of a professional sports ground took place in Shushi on May 4. The sports ground was built with the support of Converse Bank, within the framework of the 25th anniversary of the Bank's establishment.Representatives of Artsakh state and community structures, representatives of the Armenian banking system and guests attended the opening event.

"This format of healthy lifestyle promotion is widespread throughout the world, giving people the opportunity to care for their health in an open space at any time of the day. The culture of professional sports grounds in Armenia and Artsakh is relatively new. We hope that in the near future the sports ground will become part of Shushi's urban life, a part of everyday life of the population, "said Converse Bank Chief Executive Officer Artur Hakobyan, adding that another 4 professional sports ground parks are being built in Armenia.

This project, implemented within the framework of Converse Bank corporate social responsibility program, was also highlighted by the Bank's Chief Executive Officer from the point of view of Private Sector-Community cooperation.

"We, as a private sector representative, also hold responsibility for the development of communities, which is evidenced by the implementation of this project. In the coming year, Converse Bank and Street Workout team will cover the maintenance and operation of the sports ground, and subsequently, the sports ground will be handed over to the city authorities. "

The opening ceremony was followed by screening of Street Workout's Artsakh team and the Street Workout Armenia team, as well as the athletes' award ceremony.