The ceremony where young soldiers take the oath of allegiance took place in the military units and formations, subordinate to the Azerbaijani Defence Ministry, the Defence Ministry reported on Feb. 10.
A military banner was brought to the parade ground during the ceremonies organised at the armed forces' units and military units separate of the army. The Azerbaijani national anthem was played.
Commanders of military units, representatives of the local executive power and the public, veterans and soldiers parents attended the ceremony.
A concert programme was organised following the official part of the ceremony. Parents then met with the soldiers and were shown the conditions created there for the unit.