President Ilham Aliyev attends opening of Internal Troops military unit in Shirvan

Azerbaijani President, Supreme Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces Ilham Aliyev attended the opening of a military unit of the Interior Ministry’s Internal Troops in country’s Shirvan city on June 23.

Interior Minister, Colonel-General Ramil Usubov reported to the head of state.

President Ilham Aliyev was informed that the construction of new buildings in the military unit began in 2012 and was completed in May 2017. The military unit, which covers an area of 8.5 hectares, has a headquarters, barracks, a dining-room, a medical station, and other buildings.

A photo stand has been created in the foyer of the headquarters reflecting Heydar Aliyev and President Ilham Aliyev’s attention to army building.

The head of state also visited the modern barracks which provides all conditions for soldiers to stay and rest.

Then the head of state also checked the weapons and ammunitions and equipment pieces of Internal Troops. The president also viewed the conditions created in canteen. APA