On February 2, the Minister of Economy Mikayil Jabbarov met with employees of the Ministry of Economy who took part in the Patriotic War. The video meeting was attended by officials of the Ministry of Economy and heads of subordinate structures.
At first, a one-minute silence was honored in memory of the martyred employee of the Ministry of Economy, as well as all the Martyrs who sacrificed their lives for the liberation of our lands.
Minister of Economy Mikayil Jabbarov congratulated the employees of the Ministry, who battled in the Patriotic War, on a safe return to their families and jobs. The meeting emphasized that, as a result of the determination of the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan, the Supreme Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces Ilham Aliyev, and the courage of our victorious Army, our occupied lands were liberated, and Azerbaijan won a great victory in the Patriotic War. Our brave Army, heroic soldiers and officers who went down in history in the 44-day war, made the whole world to know the resilience of Azerbaijan in the struggle for justice, determination to win and high combat skill on the battlefield.
All of Azerbaijan takes a pride in our brave Army, heroic soldiers and officers who took part in the Patriotic War and wrote the chronicle of heroism of our national history, and a group of employees from the Ministry of Economy, who showed special courage in battle, were awarded medals by the corresponding orders of the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan, said the Economy Minister Mikayil Jabarov.
The minister informed of the government's plans to restore the liberated territories of Karabakh and the development strategy of the region under the leadership of the President. It was underlined that refurbishment and reconstruction work is already underway in the liberated territories, and the Great Return to these lands begins. Mr. Jabbarov expressed confidence that the Ministry's employees, who have proven themselves on the battlefield, will also contribute to the restoration and reconstruction of the liberated territories and the transformation of Karabakh into a region with a stable economy and a high level of prosperity.
Deputy Minister of Economy Elnur Aliyev delivered information about the employees of the Ministry who took part in the Patriotic War, noting that 131 employees of the Ministry of Economy took part in the Patriotic War, one of them - Asaf Nasibov – martyred.
Speaking at the meeting, Asif Nasibov shared memories about his brother Asaf Nasibov, an employee of Sumgayit Chemical Industrial Park under the Ministry of Economy, who died in the Patriotic War, and thanked the President for his attention and care for the families of martyrs and war veterans.
Employees of the Ministry of Economy who took part in the battle operations, namely Kamran Umudov, Musa Abbasov, who was awarded the Medal for "Brave Warrior", Ali Mammadov, who was awarded the Medals for "For the Liberation of Jabrayil", "For the Liberation of Lachin", "For the Liberation of Gubadli", Araz Aghayev, who was awarded the Medals for "For the Liberation of Fuzuli" and "For the Liberation of Gubadli", shared memories of the battle.
At the end of the meeting, Minister of Economy Mikayil Jabbarov wished the participants success in their work.