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Azerbaijan Army holds series of events on occasion of Ramadan holiday

10 April 2024 [13:50] - TODAY.AZ

In accordance with the plan approved by the Azerbaijan Defense Minister, Colonel General Zakir Hasanov a series of events on the occasion of the Ramadan holiday were held in types of troops, Army Corps, formations, and special educational institutions of the Azerbaijan Army, Azernews reports.

During the events, the memory of the National Leader of the Azerbaijani people Heydar Aliyev and Shehids (Martyrs) who sacrificed their lives for the independence, sovereignty, and 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.

Speakers at the events conveyed the Azerbaijan Defense Minister’s congratulations on the Ramadan holiday to the military personnel. The preservation of the historical roots, national-cultural values, and traditions of the Azerbaijani people even in the most difficult periods was emphasized. It was also highlighted that the Ramadan holiday, which is a symbol of spiritual unity, solidarity, and equality among the world’s Muslims, is solemnly celebrated throughout the sovereign territory of Azerbaijan.

Concert programs with the participation of the teams of the Army Ideological and Cultural Center named after Hazi Aslanov were presented and a group of servicemen who distinguished themselves in military service was awarded at the festive events.

As part of the events, military personnel visited the graves of Shehids, met with the families of Shehids and the wounded, enquired about their concerns and wishes, as well as presented holiday gifts.

At the meetings, it was noted that Azerbaijan always pays tribute to the memory of Shehids. It was also emphasized that thanks to the attention and care of Supreme Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces President Ilham Aliyev and First Vice-President Mehriban Aliyeva, necessary work on solving concerns and problems of Shehids’ families and relatives is done.

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