A graduation ceremony of the academic course of Strategic Studies and State Defense Management of the National Defense University of the Defense Ministry was held, Report informs, citing MoD.

First, the memory of the National Leader of the Azerbaijani people Heydar Aliyev, and Shehids, who sacrificed their lives for the sovereignty, independence and territorial integrity of Azerbaijan was honored with observing a minute of silence. The National Anthem of the Republic of Azerbaijan was performed.

Then the congratulation of the rector of the National Defense University, Lieutenant General Heydar Piriyev, was delivered to the academic course listeners.

The speakers wished success to the listeners, who successfully completed the course, in their future activities.

Then the graduates were awarded diplomas and collar badges, an emblem was attached to the symbolic stump.

In the end, a photo was taken.