Azerbaijani Defense Minister, Colonel General Zakir Hasanov has instructed to hold evens to commemorate the 29th anniversary of the 20 January tragedy, the Defense Ministry said Jan. 9.
The events will be held in accordance with the plan of events approved by Head of the Presidential Administration of Azerbaijan Ramiz Mehdiyev on the occasion of the 29th anniversary of the 20 January tragedy.
It is planned to hold roundtables, conferences, meetings and special classes, including the organization of exhibitions of books and paintings in the Combined-Arms Army, formations, military units and special military educational institutions, as well as demonstration of documentary films and performances dedicated to the tragedy with the participation of creative cultural groups of the Central House of Officers named after Hazi Aslanov, houses of officers of the Nakhchivan and Ganja garrisons.
During the events, personnel of military units will meet with families of martyrs and eyewitnesses of the bloody events of January 20. The monuments erected in memory of martyrs who sacrificed their lives for freedom, independence and territorial integrity of the Motherland will also be visited.