Vagif Aliyev

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Vagif Aliyev
Vaqif Əliyev
First Deputy Minister of Culture and Tourism
Assumed office
February 18, 2011
President Heydar Aliyev, Ilham Aliyev
Mayor of Sumgait City
In office
April 3, 2003 – February 18, 2011
First Deputy Minister of Youth, Tourism and Sport
In office
1994 – April 3, 2003
Personal details
Born (1953-06-17) June 17, 1953 (age 62)
Nakhchivan ASSR, Azerbaijan SSR, Soviet Union
Nationality Azerbaijani
Political party Yeni Azərbaycan Partiyası (YAP)
Alma mater Azerbaijan State University
Occupation Deputy Minister
Profession Politician
Religion Islam
Website The Ministry of Culture and Tourism

Vagif Aliyev Gadir oglu (Azerbaijani: Əliyev Vaqif Qadir oğlu) (born June 17, 1953) is an Azerbaijani politician and the First Deputy minister of Culture and Tourism Ministry of Azerbaijan Republic.

Early life[edit]

He was born on June 17, 1953. In 1975, he graduated from the faculty of Physics in Azerbaijan State University. During 1975-82, he worked as an engineer, junior researcher, group leader and senior teacher in Space Research Institute of Natural Resources of the Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences. in 1982-1988, he was the Secretary of the Komsomol of the Azerbaijan State University. In 1988-1994, he worked as a senior lecturer at the faculty of Physics in Baku State University.

Political career[edit]

In 1994-2003, he held the position of First Deputy Minister of Sport, Youth and Tourism. From April 2003 till 2011 February, he held the position of the head of the Executive power of Sumqayit. Since 18 February 2011 he is First Deputy Minister of The Ministry of Culture and Tourism of Azerbaijan Republic. He has PhD in Physics and Mathematics (1980).

He is a member of New Azerbaijan Party Management and political board.

Personal life[edit]

He is married and has 3 children.

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