On July 17, Lerik Regional Department of the State Service for Mobilization and Conscription (SSMC) organized the welcoming ceremony of the military servants transferred from the Armed Forces to reserves with participation of Regional Executive Authority, parents of the reservists, war veterans and public representatives.
The participants of the event first laid flowers at the monument to National Leader Heydar Aliyev and commemorated him.
The martyrs who sacrificed their lives for the territorial integrity of our republic were commemorated with one moment silence. The State Anthem of the Republic of Azerbaijan was played.
Col. Arif Hasanov, Chief of Lerik Regional Department of SSMC made a speech at the event congratulating the reservists for the successful accomplishment of their sacred missions before the Motherland expressed his assurance that they will further continue to work in different spheres for the sake of the development of our country.
Jalil Bakhshiyev, First Deputy Head of Lerik Regional Executive Authority stated that the army building process founded by Great Leader Heydar Aliyev is successfully continued with the leadership of Commander-in Chief. Mr. Ilham Aliyev. That the reforms are conducted in all spheres including military based on high world standards.
Rasul Khanlarov, talking on behalf of the youth transferred to reserves said that they are proud of their service in the ARMED Forces. They will be ready for struggle for the sake of territorial integrity and independence of the country in the future.
Other speakers emphasized that active military service is citizen’s obligation and honor. Azerbaijan people trust the strength of our army and believe that our occupied territory will be released soon.
At the end, the military servants transferred to reserves were awarded with different valuable prizes.