Ambassador Biography

 

 

Mahir Aliyev

Ambassador Extraordinary and

Plenipotentirary

Birth date and place

26 June 1951, the Republic of Azerbaijan, Aghdash city

Education

1957-1967

Aghdash city, primary school 1

1968-1975

Baku State University, Faculty of Oriental Studies, Arabic language

Additional education

Trainings for leading cadres on international cooperation in Great Britain (1996), Germany (1998) and France (2002)

Work experience

1967-1968

Head laboratory assistant, Fund of Manuscripts, Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences

1972-1973

Translator, Arab Republic of Egypt

1975-1978

Translator, Yemen (south)

1981-1984

Referent translator, Libyan Jamahiriya

1978-2007

Head teacher, Arabic Philology Department, Baku State University

1992-2007

Head of Foreign Relations Department, Ministry of Education of the Republic of Azerbaijan

2007-2008

Councellor on Middle East affairs, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Azerbaijan

2008-2014

Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Azerbaijan to Syrian Arab Republic (2008-2012) and Lebanese Republic (2012-2014)

2015-2019

Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Azerbaijan to the People’s Democratic Republic of Algeria

2017-2019

Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Azerbaijan to the Republic of Tunisia

From 2019

Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Azerbaijan to the United Arab Emirates

Military service

Reserve officer, senior lieutenant

Social activity

 

1994-2006

Member and Vice-President of the ISESCO Executive Council (Headquarters in Morocco)

1998-1999

Leader from Azerbaijani side of the working group of the World Bank and Azerbaijani Collaborative Commission for preparation of the State Program on Education Reforms in the Republic of Azerbaijan

1999-2003

Avropa Şurası tərəfindən Avropa orta məktəblərində tədris üçün hazırlanan “Qafqaz tarixi” dərsliyinin Azərbaycan tərəfindən koordinatoru

1996-2006

Coordinator from Azerbaijani side of the reform program implemented in the educational sphere of Azerbaijan (on humanitarian subjects) together with the Council of Europe

Awards

Progress medal of the Republic of Azerbaijan, “Leading education worker of the Republic of Azerbaijan” honorary title,  “Honorary employee of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Azerbaijan”,  ISESCO Gold Medal

Author of 10 scientific articles on the history of Azerbaijan and arabic phylology

Foreign languages

Russian and Arabic – fluent, English and Turkish – good, Persian - intermediate

Marital status

Married with two daughters