“We are your defenders, my Motherland!”

To love the Motherland, to protect and preserve it as the apple of the eye, to fight for its independence and prospects, for peace and prosperity and even sacrifice your own life for it is the duty of every citizen. Our defenders devote their whole lives to protecting the borders of our country.

This year “The Day of Defenders of the Fatherland” was widely celebrated at Turin Polytechnic University in Tashkent. The event was attended by the Vice-Rector of the University A. Ashurov, the Chairman of the Creative Union of Cinematographers of Uzbekistan M.Matchonov and the Honored Artist of Uzbekistan R.Aliyev.

The event was opened by Vice-Rector on Working with Youth A. Ashurov. In his speech, he noted that defending the homeland is indeed an honorable duty of every citizen, regardless of age, occupation and profession. He also noted about the attention paid to the celebration of “the Day of Defenders of the Fatherland” in the republic, about the National Army, which is an integral part of our society and becoming the leading institution for educating the younger generation and military personnel in the spirit of patriotism, strengthening their active position and increasing their sense of civil responsibility.

Students of the academic lyceum at the university opened the artistic part of the event with poems about peace in the country, about feeling and love to the motherland. The next word was given to the chairman of the Creative Union of Cinematographers of Uzbekistan M. Matchonov and Honored Artist of Uzbekistan R. Aliyev. They told about the meaning of the patriotic film “Behind the Peace” by playwright Akbar Bekturdiev prepared for the end of the event, their roles, episodes and impressions. Later, students were given the opportunity to watch the new patriotic film “Behind the Peace” about the touching and semantic story of a citizen.