The grand opening of the new administrative building of the Shusha District Department of the State Security Service of the Republic of Azerbaijan has been held.
Head of the State Security Service, Colonel-General Ali Naghiyev, members of the board of the Service, personnel of Shusha District Department, high-ranking officers of other law enforcement agencies and the garrison in the area have participated in the opening.
At the beginning of the event, Lieutenant U.Baylarov, the employee of State Security Service, who was forced to leave Shusha with his family when he was three years old in 1992 as a result of enemy occupation, raised the national flag in front of the building. Further, the national anthem of Azerbaijan was played.
After cutting the red ribbon symbolizing the opening of the building, the participants laid flowers at the monument to national leader Heydar Aliyev, the founder and architect of independent Azerbaijan, expressing respect for his memory, in the building’s foyer. They also viewed a photo stand reflecting the state activities of Heydar Aliyev and Azerbaijani President, Supreme Commander-in-Chief Ilham Aliyev, as well as the history of the national security agencies.
The participants of the event got acquainted with the rooms of the new administrative building of Shusha District Department, renovated in a modern style, as another embodiment of the successful implementation of the law enforcement policy of the Republic of Azerbaijan in the territory of Nagorno-Karabakh, and the working conditions of the employees.
Speaking at a service meeting held jointly with members of the service’s board and the administration of the Shusha District Department, Colonel-General Ali Naghiyev noted that under the leadership of President Ilham Aliyev, a worthy follower of the political course of the national leader Heydar Aliyev, independent Azerbaijan is developing and strengthening. As a vivid example of this, our valiant Army liberated our lands from enemy occupation and wrote new glorious pages of Azerbaijan's centuries-old history and military success, as a result of the unshakable unity of the people and the state under the leadership of the Supreme Commander-in-Chief in the 44-day Patriotic War.
Emphasizing that the President always pays close attention to the development of law enforcement agencies, Colonel-General Ali Naghiyev noted that the commissioning of a new administrative building of the Shusha District Department of the State Security Committee is a clear indication of this care. The head of the State Security Service expressed his gratitude to the Supreme Commander-in-Chief Ilham Aliyev for the high conditions, modern logistics and equipment created for employees to organize their services more efficiently and professionally in Shusha. At the meeting, the personnel of the Shusha District Department was assigned specific tasks.
Colonel-General Ali Naghiyev once again congratulated the personnel of the Shusha District Department of the State Security Service on this significant day and wished them success.
The head of the State Security Service also met with servicemen serving in the Shusha garrison and handed over holiday gifts. Then, the participants watched the concert program organized by the Cultural Center of the State Security Service for the servicemen in the famous Jidir Plain for the first time in 30 years.