Security and Intelligence Service

of the Republic of Moldova

Security and Intelligence Service, 31 years in the service of citizens, society and the country

Today, September 9, the Security and Intelligence Service marks the State Security Workers’ Day and the 31st anniversary of the special service of the Republic of Moldova. The event was attended by Maia Sandu, President of the Republic of Moldova, Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces, SIS veterans and guests of honor.

 

During the solemn meeting, Alexandru Musteata, Director of the Security and Intelligence Service, mentioned that the dramatic events in Ukraine brought back to discussions the conventional threats considered to be left in the 20th century and emphasized internal vulnerabilities, conditioning the manifestation of new risk factors. As a result, the SIS has the obligation to anticipate and prevent direct threats to national security, originating both from outside and inside the country.

 

The SIS Director also appreciated the valuable contribution of each officer to the defense and promotion of the country's fundamental interests and noted that the achievements of the institution would not be possible without the work, dedication, professionalism, integrity and uprightness proved by the most of them.

 

In her speech, the President of the Republic of Moldova, Maia Sandu, stated that: "Our common goal is to ensure the security and well-being of citizens, through standards and professionalism, to be prepared to withstand threats and to promote peace with the international community. The challenges are multiple, and we can only face them with a united team, where everyone works for the citizens".

 

At the end of the event, the guests were invited to the opening ceremony of the museum of the Security and Intelligence Service, which became a symbol of the institution and its continuous process of transformation into a modern intelligence service. Among the exhibits of the museum, there is the Book for honored guests of the SIS, in which the Head of State added the first note.

 

According to the institutional tradition, the event began in the square of the Security and Intelligence Service, where officers laid wreaths at the monument dedicated to the heroes of state security bodies.