Azerbaijan will mark the Day of Remembrance annually on September 27 as a sign of deep respect for our soldiers and officers, who fought heroically in the 44-day Patriotic War and sacrificed their lives for the territorial integrity of the country.
Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev ordered this on December 2, 2020, and a series of events are scheduled for September 27, 2021 to mark the first anniversary of the second Karabakh war.
On the Day of Remembrance, our martyrs will be commemorated in religious temples - mosques, churches, synagogues in Azerbaijan, prayers will be said for the souls of the sons of the Fatherland, who fell for the territorial integrity of Azerbaijan. At 1200 hours, the memory of the martyrs will be commemorated across the country with a minute of silence, the Organizing Committee told Report.
In the evening, the Azerbaijani flag will be displayed in a number of buildings with special lighting, including on the building of the Heydar Aliyev Center and the Flame Towers. Commemorative events will be held by the Heydar Aliyev Foundation's Regional Development Public Union.
In connection with the Day of Remembrance, the central and local executive authorities will organize a number of events across the country, as well as commemoration ceremonies will be held abroad.