The opening ceremony of the 3x3 Basketball Tournament between state institutions was held on the basketball court installed in the courtyard of the administrative building of the Ministry of Youth and Sports.
Idman.biz reports that the event was attended by employees of the Ministry of Youth and Sports, competition participants and media representatives.
First, the National Anthem was played and the memory of the martyrs who died for the territorial integrity of the Republic of Azerbaijan was commemorated with a minute of silence.
Later, the teams participating in the 3x3 basketball tournament were presented to the public.
Minesweeping Agency, Baku International Sea Trade Port, Ministry of Emergencies, Azerbaijan Caspian Shipping, State Migration Service, State Committee for Refugees and IDPs, Ministry of Economy, Azerbaijan Airlines, Ministry of Energy, Ministry of Science and Education, Prosecutor General's Office, State Committee on Family, Women and Children Affairs, State Customs Committee, Ministry of Labor and Population Social Protection, Ministry of Defense Industry, SOCAR, Ministry of Youth and Sports, Azerbaijan Ground Transport Agency, Ministry of Digital Development and Transport, International Bank, Science and Education Employees of the Ministry are participating.
The final games and awards will be held on October 29.
This is not the first sports competition between state institutions, mini-football and shooting tournaments have been held before.