19th of December 2014, Sukhum. The President of the Republic of Abkhazia Raul Khadzhimba participated in a solemn meeting dedicated to the Day of the workers of the state security bodies.
The Head of State congratulated the personnel assets with their professional holiday. “This day is of great importance for me too, because the work in state security bodies was an important and interesting part of my life”, highlighted Raul Khadzhimba. “National security service of the Republic of Abkhazia established and developed in difficult war environment and dangerous, multi-challenging after war period. Many employees sacrificed their lives defending their country, the interests of the state and our civilians. May the memory and glory of those who sacrificed their lives for their Motherland last forever”, said the President. He noted that the effective activities of the state security bodies is of high importance for Abkhazia and that the leadership of the country will do everything possible to strengthen the structures of the National Security Service (NSS) in accordance with demanding requirements and challenges of the state security”.
“In the environment of globalization and development of the information technologies the spectrum of activities and the focus of interest of the state security expand and that is why we need young well-educated professionals. In this context grows the actuality of the further development and expansion of cooperation with the Russian Federation”, the President added.
In the end of his speech, Raul Khadzhimba addressed the personnel assets of the NSS of the Republic of Abkhazia: “the people and leadership of Abkhazia are pinning hopes on your qualitative work and are counting on your high morality and professionalism, your courage and devotion to duty. As a head of state I guarantee extensive support by the state organs, but our demands will also be high”, highlighted the President.
The Chair of the National Security Service Zurab Marganiya noted in his greeting speech that on the eve of the day of the workers of the state security bodies we commemorate those who dedicated their lives to security service of our Motherland.
All of the participants of the meeting commemorated the staff members of NSS who have sacrificed their lives for the Motherland’s service with the moment of silence.
In the end of a solemn meeting, the ceremony of distribution of awards and decorations to the veterans of NSS took place.