|Chairman of State Migration Service of Azerbaijan Republic|
April 30, 2007
|Preceded by||office established|
|First Deputy Chief of
State Border Service
2006 – April 30, 2007
October 1, 1964 |
|Service/branch||State Border Service|
|Years of service||21 years|
Major General Arzu Rahimov Yusif oglu (Azerbaijani: Arzu Rəhimov Yusif oğlu; born October 1, 1964) is an Azerbaijani politician who serves as the Chairman of State Migration Service of Azerbaijan Republic.
Rahimov was born on October 1, 1964 in Nakhchivan, Azerbaijan. In 1982-1986, he studied at High Military Political General Troops Academy in Russia. In 1986-1989, he served in various positions in the Soviet Armed Forces. After restoration of independence of Azerbaijan, he served in the State Border Service of Azerbaijan Republic from 1992 to 2004, and was promoted from Chief Military officer to Military Unit Commander. In 2004, he was conferred with military rank of Major General.
In 2004, he was appointed the head of Khudat unit of border troops. In 2006, Rahimov was appointed First Deputy Chief at the headquarters of Border Troops in Baku. On April 30, 2007 he was appointed the Chairman of newly established State Migration Service of Azerbaijan Republic. He's considered to be a professional officer, knowledgeable in migration issues.
- "State Migration Service of Azerbaijan Republic. ARZU YUSIF OGLU RAHIMOV". Archived from the original on 5 December 2010. Retrieved 2010-12-15.
- "GENERAL-MAYOR ARZU RƏHİMOV DÖVLƏT MİQRASİYA XİDMƏTİNİN RƏİSİ TƏYİN EDİLİB" [General Major Arzu Rahimov appointed Chairman of State Migration Service]. Media Forum. 2007-04-30. Retrieved 2010-12-16.
- "Arzu Rəhimov Dövlət Miqrasiya Xidmətinin rəisi təyin edilib" [Arzu Rahimov appointed Chairman of State Migration Service]. RFE/RL. 2007-04-30. Retrieved 2010-12-16.
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