The Armed Forces Day of the Republic of Azerbaijan is celebrated in the country on June 26. The Azerbaijan Armed Forces were formed in 1918, during the period of the existence of Azerbaijan Democratic Republic.
The date of June 26 was officially declared as the day of the Azerbaijani Armed Forces by the national leader Heydar Aliyev who made a huge contribution to the development of the Armed Forces of our Republic. Fundamental changes in the field of improvement and modernization of the Azerbaijani National Army were carried out under his management.
We, Azerbaijan Weightlifting Federation, congratulate our nation on the occasion of the Day of the Armed Forces of Azerbaijan!