In accordance with the Order of the President Ilham Aliyev "On conscription of citizens of the Republic of Azerbaijan from January 1 to 30, 2020 and transfer to the reserve of active military servicemen", the conscription to the active military service is still ongoing.
On January 10, the participants of the conscription ceremony held in Shamkir district of the Republic of Azerbaijan firstly laid flowers in front of the monument to Nationwide Leader Heydar Aliyev, and commemorated his memory respectfully. Then the National Anthem was sounded at the ceremony at which the parents and the members of the public attended.
Speaking at the event, Alimpasha Mammadov, the head of the District Executive Power congratulated the young men on the occasion of starting for active military service. He noted that today our young men set out for the active military service with great enthusiasm to fulfill their constitutional duty to the State.He wished an exemplary service to the draftees.
Lieutenant-Colonel Anar Huseynov, Chief of Shamkir District Department of State Service for Mobilization and Conscription told about the historical services of the Nationwide Leader Heydar Aliyev in formation of Azerbaijani Armed Forces, and about the military reforms implemented by Mr. Ilham Aliyev, the President of our country and the Supreme Commander-in-Chief.
He also had drawn to the attention that our Armed Forces with professional, highly disciplined officer corps, equipped with modern weaponry, capable of performing the tasks, struck a blow against the enemy by liberating strategically important points during the military operations in the short term, in recent years.
Bilal Mammadov, Chairman of the Shamkir District Council of the Elders said that our people believe in the strength of Azerbaijani soldier. He wished the young men who are going to serve in the active military service, to fulfill their sacred duties decently before the Homeland.
Speaking on behalf of the draftees, Emin Hasanli promised to honor the name of soldier and gain a deeper understanding of military secrets.
At the end of the event which continued with the artistic program, the young draftees esteemed for the Azerbaijani flag and left for the ranks of the army.