On December 6, the graduation ceremony of servicemen who completed the Reserve Officer Training Course was held at the Training and Educational Center of the Azerbaijan Army, Ministry of Defence told APA.
First, the memory of the national leader of our people Heydar Aliyev and Shehids (Martyrs), who sacrificed their lives for the sovereignty and territorial integrity of Motherland, was honored with observing a minute of silence. The National Anthem of the Republic of Azerbaijan was accompanied by a military orchestra.
Speakers at the ceremony congratulated the graduates who were awarded the military rank "lieutenant" and wished them success in their service.
In turn, the young officers promised to apply the knowledge and practical skills acquired during the course in their military service and worthily fulfill the duties assigned to them.
Graduates who successfully completed the course were given certificates.
At the end of the ceremony, the young lieutenants marched in front of the podium.