In accordance with the training plan of the Land Forces, the next graduation ceremony of the "Warrant officers training course for officer positions" was held, APA reports citing Ministry of Defense of Azerbaijan.
First, the memory of the national leader of the Azerbaijani people Heydar Aliyev, and Shehids (Martyrs), who sacrificed their lives for territorial integrity of the Motherland, was honored with observing a minute of silence. The National Anthem of the Republic of Azerbaijan accompanied by a military orchestra was performed.
The Deputy Defense Minister - Commander of the Land Forces, Lieutenant General Anvar Afandiyev addressed the young officers, congratulated the graduates on successful completing the course, and wished success in their future service.
The Commander of the Land Forces spoke about the Victory gained in the Patriotic War under the command of the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan, Supreme Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces, Mr. Ilham Aliyev, as well as about our successes in military operations conducted in the post-war years in order to prevent enemy provocations. The Deputy Defense Minister urged graduates to faithfully serve the Motherland, provide combat and moral and psychological training of personnel.
The speakers at the event expressed gratitude to the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan and the leadership of the Defense Ministry for the attention and care, as well as promised to justify the trust during the military service.
Then an emblem was attached to the symbolic stump, and servicemen were presented with certificates. The heads of the exercise and graduates, who distinguished themselves in the organization of the course, were awarded valuable gifts.