Ramiz Mehdiyev elected president of Azerbaijani National Academy of Sciences
A general meeting of the Azerbaijani National Academy of Sciences was held today in connection with academician Akif Alizade’s statement on the dismissal from the position of the president of the academy.
After voting, Ramiz Mehdiyev was elected as president of Azerbaijani National Academy of Sciences.
Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev signed an order approving Ramiz Mehdiyev as president of Azerbaijan's National Academy of Sciences, AzerTAc reported.
Academician Akif Alizade is 85 years old. He has headed the academy since 2013.
In addition, Ilham Aliyev signed an order awarding Emek Order of First Degree to Akif Alizade for his fruitful and long-term services in development of science in Azerbaijan.