On January 16, the solemn welcoming ceremony was held for young men, who are from Gabala region and were transferred from active military service to the reserve.
Participants of the event at which the staff of the Regional Department of the State Service for Mobilization and Conscription (SSMC), the representatives of the Executive Power of Gabala district, officers of law enforcement agencies, district community, martyrs' family members, veterans, young men and parents participated, firstly laid flowers at the monument to the Great Leader Heydar Aliyev in the district center and expressed their respect to his memory.
At the ceremony which began with sounding of the National Anthem and a tribute to the memory of the Homeland children who sacrificed their lives for the territorial integrity of our lands, Chief of Gabala District Department of SSMC, Lieutenant-Colonel Rahim Aghayev congratulated the military servicemen who were transferred to the reserve, and their family members and wished successes to the young men in their further activities.
Ataya Osmanova, Deputy Head of the Gabala District Executive Power emphasized that as a result of the measures taken by Ilham Aliyev, the President of Azerbaijan, and Supreme Commander-In-Chief, our Armed Forces have been modernized and are now the most powerful army in the region.
Nazim Mustafayev, the Chairman of the Gabala District Council of the Elders, and war veteran Mehdi Hamidov said that great and important responsibilities were were assumed by young people for independent state building.
Speaking on behalf of the young men who transferred to the reserve from the ranks of the army, Rahim Karimov said that they are ready to take up arms at any moment to liberate our occupied lands from enemy’s occupation.
Military servicemen were also informed about the service in the reserve and their rights and responsibilities were drawn to the attention.
Afterwards, various gifts were presented to the military servicemen who were transferred to the reserve.