On May 9, Gabala hosted an event to celebrate the 73st anniversary of the victory over fascism. Initially, the event participants visited the memorial complex, erected in memory of our compatriots who died in World War II, laid flowers at the monument of the soldier`s mother. Then, tea time was organized with the participation of war veterans. The Head of the Region Executive Power Mr. Sabuhi Abdullayev, who participated in the event, congratulated the war veterans on the occasion of the 73st anniversary of the victory over fascism, took great interest in their problems. In his speech, the Head of the Executive Power said that about 700 thousand Azerbaijanis had fought in World War II, 6 thousand Gabala natives had fought heroically together with them and about 3 thousand of our fellow citizens surviving the war had returned to their Motherland. The speaker brought to the attention that the historical prowess of Azerbaijanis, who passed a glorious way in the battle at the front and selflessly worked in rear, will never be erased from the memory, and will be a real example of patriotism for the young generation. Then the war veterans shared their memories from the war. They expressed their gratitude to the President Ilham Aliyev for the attention and care he gave to veterans.