Composition of Azerbaijani National Commission for UNESCO changed

Baku: President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has signed an order on making amendments to the order dated 15 January 2005 on additional measures related to the National Commission of the Republic of Azerbaijan for UNESCO.

The new composition of the Azerbaijani National Commission for UNESCO was defined.

Chairman of the Commission

Elmar Mammadyarov, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Azerbaijan

Deputy Chairpersons of the Commission

Akif Alizade, President of the Azerbaijani National Academy of Sciences

Mikayil Jabbarov, Minister of Education of the Republic of Azerbaijan

Abulfas Garayev, Minister of Culture and Tourism of the Republic of Azerbaijan

Ali Abbasov, Minister of Communications and High-Technologies of the Republic of Azerbaijan

Members of the Commission

Kamal Abdulla, State Adviser on Multinational, Multicultural and Religious Affairs of the Republic of Azerbaijan, Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Baku International Center for Multiculturalism

Novruz Mammadov, Deputy Head of the Presidential Administration of the Republic of Azerbaijan, Head of the Foreign Relations Department at the Presidential Administration of the Republic of Azerbaijan

Fatma Abdullazade, Head of the Humanitarian Policy Department at the Presidential Administration of the Republic of Azerbaijan

Elmira Suleymanova, Commissioner (Ombudsperson) for Human Rights of the Republic of Azerbaijan

Huseyngulu Baghirov, Minister of Ecology and Natural Resources of the Republic of Azerbaijan

Azad Rahimov, Minister of Youth and Sports of the Republic of Azerbaijan

Hijran Huseynova, Chairperson of the Azerbaijani State Committee for Family, Women and Children Affairs

Aslan Aslanov, Director General of the Azerbaijan State Information Agency (AZERTAC)

Urkhan Alakbarov, Rector of the Academy of Public Administration under the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan

Samir Nuriyev, Director of Administration of the State Historical-Architectural Reserve “Icheri Sheher” under the Cabinet of Minister of the Republic of Azerbaijan

Zarifa Salahova, Chairperson of the Azerbaijani “Kitab” (Book) Society

SOURCE: AZERI PRESS NEWS AGENCY