Web Desk April 7, 2021

Azerbaijan Technical University (AzTU) hosted an online event entitled “The Path of Victory” dedicated to the 5th anniversary of the April battles. The event was attended by the faculty of the university, students and families of the martyrs.

First of all, they honored the souls of the martyrs with a minute of silence.

AzTU Rector Vilayat Valiyev noted that the Azerbaijani army gave our people the joy of victory 23 years after the April battles. It was in these battles that the myth of the “invincible Armenian army ” created over the years was dispelled, and the Armenian people realized the failure of the occupation policy. Rector went on to say that in the April battles, AzTU graduates, Mahir Guliyev, Abdulmajid Akhundov, Mushfig Orujov and Elvin Mirzayev became martyrs. He stressed that the university always cherishes the memory of students-martyrs and graduates, and is proud of them. Vilayat Valiyev further said that our tricolor flag raised five years ago in Leletepeis flying in Shusha and in other territories that have already been liberated from occupation.

Thanks to the efforts of our victorious army which wrote the history of the 44-day Patriotic War under the leadership of Supreme Commander-in-Chief, Ilham Aliyev, and gave our people the joy of victory, our territorial integrity was restored. Emphasizing that AzTU students and graduates participated in these battles with great enthusiasm, rector noted that 27 of them became martyrs. It was noted that the feeling of patriotism among AzTU students has always been at a high level.

Then AzTU graduate, mother of Abdulmajid Akhundov, Jeyran Hasanova, and mother of Mushfig Orujov, Aygun Mammadli, shared their memories of their children, as well as told about the significance of the victory of our army over the enemy in April 2016.

Najiba Akhundova, wife of Lieutenant Colonel Sanan Akhundov who became a martyr on April 19, 2016 in the Jabrayil district, also spoke about the heroic path of the martyr.

Speaking on behalf of the participants of the April battles and the Patriotic War, Elnur Huseynov, spoke about the strength and determination of our army.

A video clip prepared by AzTU students in connection with the April battles was shown at the event.

Then the event featured the students’ recital of poetries.


Source: Azerbaijan Technical University

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