16/12/2017 18:16

Ministry of Defence of Azerbaijan held an extended session of the Board on the results of the year

On December 16, the extended session of the Defence Ministry Board on the results of preparation of troops in 2017 was held under the leadership of the Minister of Defence, Colonel General Zakir Hasanov with participation of the members of the Board.

Assistant to the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan on Work with Law Enforcement Bodies and Military Issues Fuad Alasgarov attended the meeting.

The memory of the national leader of the Azerbaijani people Heydar Aliyev and heroic sons who died for the territorial integrity of the country was honored with observing a minute of silence.

Report on the work done in the field of Military Capability Development and tasks carried out in the main areas of activity during the reporting period was heard, as well as the recent reforms, the state of combat readiness of troops, service and other issues were discussed at the session of the Board.

The Minister of Defense delivered a voluminous report on the results of combat training, as well as tasks to be performed in the 2018.

The Defense Minister, highlighting the assessment, attention and care rendered by the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan, Mr. Ilham Aliyev to the Azerbaijani Army, spoke about the progress achieved under the leadership of the Supreme Commander-in-Chief in recent years.

Colonel General Z. Hasanov, having analyzed the work done in the current year, brought to attention the issues of combat training, the moral and psychological state of military personnel and the comprehensive provision of the defense system. The minister gave relevant instructions to the command staff in connection with the fulfillment of the main tasks facing the Army in the 2018 with an aim to increasing the fighting capability of the troops.

According to the order of the Minister of Defence, various awards and valuable gifts were presented to the servicemen for their distinguished service based on the results of combat readiness in 2017.

In the end the draft decision of the session Board was discussed and adopted.