According to the combat training plan for 2019, approved by the Minister of Defense, methodological training sessions on the results of the past six months were conducted with the staff of the Personnel Bodies of the Army Corps, formations, military units, and special military-educational institutions.

Before the beginning of the event, the memory of the national leader of the Azerbaijani people Heydar Aliyev and heroic sons who died for the territorial integrity of the country was honored with observing a minute of silence. Then the National Anthem of the Republic of Azerbaijan was performed.

The Deputy Minister of Defense, Lieutenant General Kerim Veliyev speaking at the training sessions informed the participants of the event about the 50th anniversary of the coming to power of the national leader of the Azerbaijani people Heydar Aliyev and his invaluable achievements in the field of development of modern military capability.

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The Deputy Minister, noting that the reforms carried out in the Azerbaijan Army under the leadership of the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan, Supreme Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces Mr. Ilham Aliyev, are being continued, stressed that Personnel Bodies are among the important spheres of service in the Ministry of Defense. The Deputy Minister emphasized that the Minister of Defense pays serious attention to this area that is in the center of constant attention.

The Chief of the Department for Personnel of the Main Department for Personnel Major General Elchin Khalilov spoke about the work done in the first half of 2019 in the field of improvement of the staff of Personnel Bodies and brought to the attention of the participants the main forthcoming tasks.