Supreme Leader lauds religious, revolutionary identity of armed forcesS
upreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei urged the armed forces to prepare the ground for promoting religion, firm determination, communication with the public, self-confidence and courage to take great measures by safeguarding their religious and revolutionary identity.
Speaking at a meeting with commanders of the armed forces, Ayatollah Khamenei pointed to the religious and revolutionary identity of the Army, which was developed after the victory of the Islamic Revolution, as a great development.
At the meeting, which was held on the threshold of the Armed Forces Day (April 18), the Supreme Leader congratulated all armed forces personnel and their families on the occasion.
"Cooperation of courageous, wise and faithful armed forces in the early days of Islamic Revolution and the efforts of the Islamic ruling system to strengthen the revolutionary and popular armed forces are two major factors contributing to change of their identity, which resulted in the flourishing of their talents," added Ayatollah Khamenei.
The Supreme Leader also urged the armed forces to get updated on modern technologies and pave the way for production of required advanced equipment by relying on their potentials and inner faculties.