Minister of Defence of Tajikistan Sherali Mirzo held a meeting on preparatory work for the conscription campaign. On the instructions of President Emomali Rahmon, the Minister noted that global instability and rapidly changing situation ncessiate maintaining the Armed Forces in constant combat readiness, emphasising the importance of strengthening the Tajik army, the press office of the Ministry of Defence of Tajikistan reports.
Mirzo instructed the relevant agencies to intensify interaction with the population, properly conduct and improve the quality of military conscription and create the necessary conditions for the draft commissions.
It was noted that officials should draft as many children of government officials as possible into military and prevent crimes and unlawful conscription into the Armed Forces.
The emphasis was placed on the need to take care of young soldiers while they are serving in the military, develop and implement Young Warrior training programmes and activities and take timely measures to create the necessary conditions of military service, living and training for conscripts.