Ilham Aliyev officially appoints new Prime Minister of Azerbaijan
President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev signed an order on appointing Ali Asadov as Prime Minister of Azerbaijan.
The order comes into effect on the day of its signing.
The head of state also signed an order to dismiss Novruz Mammadov from the position of Prime Minister.
Earlier today, the Azerbaijani parliament has approved Assistant to the President for Economic Issues Ali Asadov for the post of Azerbaijani's Prime Minister at a plenary session. All 105 MPs took part in the voting.
Speaker of the Azerbaijani Parliament Ogtay Asadov said at the plenary meeting that Novruz Mammadov appealed to President Ilham Aliyev to be removed from his position of Prime Minister.