Due to the attention and care of the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan, Supreme Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces, Mr. Ilham Aliyev, the work on further improving the social and living conditions of servicemen serving in high mountainous areas continues, the Ministry of Defence told APA.
The leadership of the Ministry of Defense, that is on a visit to the Kalbajar region, attended the opening of the recently built military infrastructure.
After getting acquainted with the conditions created for servicemen, Colonel General Zakir Hasanov was reported that the necessary conditions for the military personnel have been created here. The infrastructure is provided with modern equipment, furniture, and inventory to meet all necessary needs. There is a weapon room, barrack, canteen, kitchen, medical point, food warehouse, amenity premise, bath and sanitary facilities, and generators that provide the area with an uninterrupted power supply. The building is provided with electricity, water pipelines, and communication lines, as well as central heating and fire alarm systems. Taking into account the more severe climatic conditions, modern wood-burning stoves are additionally installed in the barracks.
The Minister of Defense got acquainted with the canteen and was reported that there is a kitchen and food warehouse that are fully equipped with modern equipment, as well as a day room for personnel responsible for providing hot meals to servicemen. Modern bakery equipment is also installed in the canteen. Military personnel is constantly provided with fresh bread. Sanitary and hygienic rules are fully followed in the canteen.
Then the leadership of the Ministry of Defense visited the car park of the military facility. During the acquaintance with the park, information was provided about the new tracked snowmobiles used to ensure the uninterrupted transportation of personnel and cargo in difficult terrain and snowy areas.
Colonel General Z. Hasanov inquired about the progress of the exercises held in accordance with the combat training plan, and was informed that the flexible and safe movement of units was ensured by special personal equipment for walking on snow and new special equipment, recently adopted into the armament.
The Minister of Defense gave relevant instructions to further improve the social and living conditions of servicemen, as well as to maintain a high level of combat duty.