Azerbaijani President congratulates national security agencies staff
Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev congratulated the staff of the national security agencies in connection with the 90th anniversary, the AzerTaj state news agency reported.
The President noted that the National Security Ministry had passed a 90-year complex and honored development path.
President Aliyev added that during his leadership of the security agencies national leader Heydar Aliyev implemented a range of important measures to form special service agencies on a national basis for the future of Azerbaijan, protection of national interests of the Azerbaijani people and revival of self-knowledge. The security agencies made important strides in ensuring political and economic interests of Azerbaijan, preserving the constitutional structure, intelligence and counter intelligence, fighting against transnational organized crime and in other areas.
The President added that a lot of work had been done to upgrade the material and technical basis the National Security Ministry, enhance social protection of its staff, and improve their professionalism in order to timely and effectively meet the demands of 21st century. And care of state special service agencies will be continued in the future.
President Ilham Aliyev expressed confidence that the security agencies will cope with all challenges with dignity and the officers, brought up in the spirit of nationhood, will demonstrate loyalty to their motherland, patriotism and courage.