The 104th anniversary of the establishment of Azerbaijan's security bodies was solemnly celebrated in the State Security Service.
APA informs that this was reported by the press service of DTX.
It was noted that March 28 was established as a professional holiday of the employees of the security agencies of the Republic of Azerbaijan by the relevant Order signed by Great Leader Heydar Aliyev on March 23, 1997.
On the occasion of the 104th anniversary of the establishment of the security agencies of Azerbaijan and the professional holiday, the head of the State Security Service, Colonel-General Ali Nagiyev and the leading employees of the Service visited the grave of the National Leader Heydar Aliyev in the Alley of Honor, laid a wreath in front of it and expressed their deep respect to the dear memory of the genius.
The memory of prominent ophthalmologist-scientist, academician Zarifa Aliyeva was also commemorated and flowers were arranged on her grave.
The personnel of the State Security Service (SSS) also visited the Alley of Martyrs, laid wreaths on the graves of the heroic children of the Motherland and the employees of the security agencies who died during the First Karabakh War, and laid a wreath in front of the "Eternal Torch" monument on behalf of the Service.
The official part of the event, which was held in the assembly hall of the State Security Service, was attended by senior officials and employees of the State Security Service, veterans of Azerbaijani security agencies, and cadets of the Heydar Aliyev Academy of Security Service of the State Security Service.
After the memory of our martyrs who died for the sovereignty and territorial integrity of Azerbaijan was commemorated with a minute's silence and the National Anthem was played, the head of the Defense Ministry, Colonel-General Ali Nagiyev, delivered a speech and conveyed his congratulations to the personnel and veterans on the occasion of the professional holiday.
The head of the service opened a wide discussion about the establishment of the security agencies, which is more than a century old, and noted the invaluable services of the Great Leader in the development of these agencies and their formation as an organization serving national interests.
He emphasized that Heydar Aliyev courageously and successfully carried out the process of nationalization of special services in a difficult time like the Soviet era, promoted Azerbaijani personnel to high positions in this important institution.
Colonel-General Ali Nagiyev said that under the wise leadership and direct instructions of the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan, Ilham Aliyev, the State Security Service established its activities in accordance with the requirements of modern challenges. peace is securely maintained.
Speaking about the further strengthening of the material and technical base of the DTX, the improvement of housing and living conditions of the employees and the strengthening of social protection, the head of the Service said that all this was possible as a result of the support of the head of state.
In his speech, Colonel-General Ali Nagiyev, who touched on the geopolitical processes in the world and which are accompanied by serious upheavals, spoke about the insidious actions of some states neighboring Azerbaijan, which are currently directed against the security of our republic, and noted that the intelligence-disruptive activities and provocations of the special services of those states are being resolutely prevented and in our country the prevailing security environment is always reliably maintained.
At the same time, the head of the service, Ali Nagiyev, specially noted that thanks to the high leadership skills of the Supreme Commander Muzaffar and the bravery of the Azerbaijan Army, other state bodies are required to successfully implement the process of relocating our citizens to the territories freed from occupation and where large-scale reconstruction and reconstruction works are currently being carried out on the basis of the "Great Return" program. All opportunities will be mobilized by DTX as well.
Later, those who spoke at the event shared their views on the examples of professionalism demonstrated by the Great Leader during his 25 years of service in the security agencies, the operations successfully conducted under the direct leadership of Heydar Aliyev, as well as the tasks facing the security agencies in the modern era.
After the speeches, a ceremony was held to present awards to employees distinguished for their achievements in the service.
At the event, an appeal was read to the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan, Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces, Ilham Aliyev, on behalf of the personal staff, and special gratitude was expressed for the trust, attention and care shown to the head of the country. It was stated that they will continue to work hard for its fulfillment.
In the end, the documentary film "La Vira - secret menu" prepared by DTX together with "Real" TV was shown.
The artistic part of the event continued with a concert program performed by well-known cultural and artistic figures at the Cultural Center of the State University of Culture.