A solemn ceremony dedicated to the graduation for 2020 was held at the Azerbaijan Military Academy named after Heydar Aliyev on June 20.
Participants observed a minute of silence to honor the memory of national leader Heydar Aliyev and martyrs who sacrificed their lives for the independence of Azerbaijan.
The military personnel performed the National Anthem of Azerbaijan, which was accompanied by an Exemplary Military Orchestra, then the Battle Flag was solemnly brought to the parade ground.
The Deputy Chief of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of the Republic of Azerbaijan, Chief of the Main Department of Combat Training and Military Education, Lieutenant General Nizam Osmanov, speaking at the ceremony, congratulated cadets on the occasion of this important day on behalf of the leadership of the Ministry of Defense. He wished graduates health, family happiness, and success in further military service.
Then the graduates and distinguished service members were awarded diplomas and valuable gifts.
After the cadets completed the Academy’s march, military personnel of the Academy has marched in front of the podium accompanied by the Exemplary Military Orchestra.