President Ilham Aliyev attends graduation ceremony at Azerbaijan High Military School - PHOTOSESSION

President Ilham Aliyev attends graduation ceremony at Azerbaijan High Military School - <font color=red>PHOTOSESSION</font>
# 25 June 2012 12:00 (UTC +04:00)
President of Azerbaijan, Supreme Commander-in-Chief Ilham Aliyev attended the ceremony. Honor guard lined up in honor of the President. Defense Minister Safar Abiyev and chief of the honor guard reported to the Head of State. Before the ceremony, President Aliyev laid a wreath at the monument to Heydar Aliyev. Then he became familiarized with the work done for reconstruction and strengthening of the material-technical base of the school. Head of the High Military School, Colonel Mirzali Yusifov reported to Supreme Commander-in-Chief, President Ilham Aliyev that the staff lined up on the occasion of the graduation ceremony. Azerbaijani President saluted the graduates. The memory of martyrs fallen for the sovereignty and territorial integrity of Azerbaijan and memory of Heydar Aliyev was commemorated with a minute of silence. The orchestra of the Defense Ministry played the national anthem of Azerbaijan. Defense Minister, Colonel-General Safar Abiyev opened the ceremony. President Aliyev addressed the school’s staff.

President Aliyev gave diplomas with honours to the students graduated with excellent marks. The excellent students also received valuable gifts. Housing orders were given to a group of officers. The Supreme Commander-in-Chief congratulated them and wished successes in their future service.

Then handover and takeover of the Military School’s flag took place. The orchestra played the school’s march. The students passed before the tribune. Azerbaijani President said good bye to the military school’s staff and parents of the students. Prime Minister Artur Rasizadeh, Chairman of Milli Mejlis Ogtay Asadov, Head of the Presidential Administration Ramiz Mehdiyev and other officials, MPs, foreign ambassadors, representatives of public community attended the ceremony.