Internal functions: protecting state sovereignty and democracy, maintaining social and political stability, protecting law and order, creating conditions that ensure a decent life for citizens, determines the strategic direction of the country’s economic development, etc.
External functions: ensuring national security, defending state interests in international relations, cooperation with other states.
Remember: The process of learning a person lasts a lifetime. The value of the same knowledge for different people may be different, it is determined by their individual characteristics and needs. Therefore, knowledge is always needed at any age and position.