|Speaker of the National Assembly of Azerbaijan|
December 2, 2005
|Preceded by||Murtuz Alasgarov|
January 3, 1955 |
Arevis, Syunik, Armenia
Asadov was born in the village of Arevis in Syunik Province in Armenia. He graduated from the Machinery Manufacturing Technologies Department of the Azerbaijan State Oil Academy. From 1976 on, Asadov worked as the assistant manager and then manager at the Baku Air Conditioners Plant. In 1979, he was hired as the Senior Engineer at Azerbaijan Main Renovation and Special Construction Department and then worked in the management of Azərsantexquraşdırma, a subsidiary of the same organization. In 1996-2004, he was the President of the Absheron Su water management company and, in 2004-2005, he was the President of Azersu. He is a member of the International Water Association.
He was elected to the National Assembly of Azerbaijan in the 2000 parliamentary elections and subsequently re-elected in 2005 from Absheron Rayon and 2010 from Binagadi district of Baku. On December 2, 2005 he was elected the Speaker of the National Assembly by the members of the parliament and re-elected on November 29, 2010. He is the head of the Azerbaijani delegation to the Inter-Parliamentary Assembly of CIS and to the Parliamentary Assembly of Turkic-speaking Countries (TÜRKPA).
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- "Milli Məclisin tərkibi. Azərbaycan Respublikası Milli Məclisinin Sədri" [National Assembly of Azerbaijan. The Chairman of the National Assembly of Azerbaijan Republic]. Retrieved 2010-12-01.
- "Oqtay Əsədov Milli Məclisin yeni sədri seçilib" [Ogtay Asadov elected the Speaker of Milli Majlis]. Trend News Agency. 2005-12-02. Retrieved 2010-12-01.
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