Newsletter on Institutional Reforms

04 November 2019

President of the Republic of Azerbaijan has made some important institutional changes by the Decree dated October 23, 2019 (the “Decree”). Thus, according to the Decree, the Ministry of Taxes of the Republic of Azerbaijan, the State Committee on Property Issues of the Republic of Azerbaijan and the The State Agency for Antimonopoly Policy and Supervision of the Consumer Market of the Republic of Azerbaijan are included in the structure of the Ministry of Economy of the Republic of Azerbaijan in the status of corresponding state services.

Moreover, according to other Orders of the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan, the following position changes have been made:

  • Mikayil Chingiz oghlu Jabbarov has been dismissed from the post of Minister of Taxes of the Republic of Azerbaijan and was appointed Minister of Economy of the Republic of Azerbaijan (according to the Orders dated October 23, 2019);
  • Shahin Abdulla oghlu Mustafayev has been dismissed from the post of Minister of Economy of the Republic of Azerbaijan and was appointed Deputy Prime Minister of the Republic of Azerbaijan (according to the Orders dated October 22, 2019);
  • Ramiz Anvar oghlu Mehdiyev has been dismissed from the post of Head of the Presidential Administration of the Republic of Azerbaijan and was appointed President of the Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences (according to the Orders dated October 23, 2019);
  • Elnur Shahbaz oghlu Rzayev was appointed Head of Khachmaz district Executive Power (according to the Order dated October 31, 2019);
  • Taghiyev Anar Agil oghlu was appointed Head of Yevlakh city Executive Power (according to the Order dated October 31, 2019);
  • Samir Rafik oghlu Nuriyev has been dismissed from the post of Chairman of the State Committee for Urban Planning and Architecture of the Republic of Azerbaijan and was appointed Head of the Presidential Administration of the Republic of Azerbaijan (according to the Orders dated November 1, 2019).