He was born in Baku in 1962. He graduated with a specialisation in International Economic Relations and English Translator from Kiev State University in 1984.

He was engaged in pedagogical activities in Azerbaijan State Economic University during the period 1984-1992. He has taken managerial positions at the Ministry of Foreign Economic Relations, the Ministry of Trade, the Ministry of State Property, the Ministry of Economic Development, the Ministry of Economy and Industry and the Ministry of Economy during the period 1992-2017. He has been serving as Deputy Minister of Energy of the Republic of Azerbaijan since 2017.

He was awarded with the medal ‘For Merits in Civil Service’ by Order No. 798 of the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan, dated October 21, 2014.

He is a Candidate in Economic Sciences. He is fluent in Azerbaijani, Russian and English.

He is married and has two children.

Telephone: +994(0)12 598-16-53/54  
E-mail: samir.valiyev@minenergy.gov.az 
 

He was born in Mingechevir in 1974. He gained Bachelor and Master degrees in International Relations at the Middle East Technical University in Turkey during the period 1995-2003.

He worked as a researcher at the Center for Eurasian Strategic Studies in Turkey during the period 2000-2003 and then completed a PhD on Political Sciences at Texas Tech University (2009), USA, during the period 2003-2009.

He was engaged in pedagogical activities at Texas Tech University, Slippery Rock University and Thurman State University during the period 2004-2009.

He worked at ADA University as Senior Teacher, Director of the Caspian Energy and Environment Center, and Dean at the School of Public and International Relations during the period 2009-2018. He has been serving as Deputy Minister of Energy of the Republic of Azerbaijan since 2018.

He is fluent in Azerbaijani, Russian, English and Turkish.

He is married and has two children.

Telephone: +994(0)12 598-16-53/54 
E-mail: elnur.soltanov@minenergy.gov.az
 

He was born in Baku in 1962.

He studied at the faculty of Foreign Economic Relations of the Moscow State Institute of International Relations during the period 1979-1985.

He has taken various positions at the USSR trade missions and the Ministry of Foreign Trade in Yemen and Iraq during the period 1983-1988.

He worked at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the USSR and the Cabinet of Ministers of the Republic of Azerbaijan during the period 1988-1998.

In 1998-2013 he worked as the head of SOCAR's “Marketing and Economic Operations” and “Gas Export” departments.

He served as Deputy Head of Marketing at SOCAR`s Gas Export Department in 2013-2020.

He was appointed Deputy Minister of Energy of the Republic of Azerbaijan by the Order of the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan dated May 18, 2020.

He was awarded with “Taraggi” (Progress) medal in 2012, and "Labor" Order 3rd class in 2017.

He is fluent in Azerbaijani, Russian, English and Arabic.   

He is married and has three children.

Telephone: +994(0)12 598-16-53/54  

E-mail: kamal.abbasov@minenergy.gov.az