During 1979-1989 years thousands of our compatriots were sent to the Afghanistan homeland for military service and labour. February 15 is the 31stanniversary of the end of the war on the liberation of the Afghan people from war, the fight against religious extremism and terrorism.
It is difficult to describe the flames of war, the heavy downpours of bullets, the brutal killing of people, the premature death of young boys and girls. 1956 young men from our region took part in these battles. 35 of them died on the battlefield. 247 returned with disabilities.
A commemorative event on the occasion of this date was held in the area of “Memory” in the center of our region. The event was attended by Governor of the region Ergash Saliev and he made a speech. Veterans, members of the general public and guests laid flowers at the foot of Mourning Mother.
Then a conversation was held over a cup of tea at the Asr wedding complex.
Speakers spoke about the work done during the past period on the social and legal protection of family members of war veterans, disabled veterans, war veterans and their recovery. In particular, many of our compatriots received referrals for treatment and rehabilitions for sanatariums,as well as assistance to the family members for victims.
“ Such attention was paid to the former international fightersof our country. “ In response, we are readyto serve our Motherland and do even moreto educateour young people in the spiritpatriotism “ says Israel Kuchkarov chairman of the Department of War Veterans and disabled in Jizzakh. “ I am thankful that today, like all of us we live in these turbulent times.
At the event of the event, local musicians sang songs praising Motherland and peace. The war veterans werepresented with souvenirs.