Extended meeting of the Presidium of ANAS took place
On May 24, an extended meeting of the Presidium of the Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences took place.
At the meeting, the Action Plan was drawn up to fulfill the tasks stipulated in the resolution of the General Meeting of ANAS of April 28, 2017. In connection with a number of questions, corresponding instructions were given. The action plan, related to the implementation of the resolution of the General Meeting of ANAS from April 28, 2017, was approved.
Then the question of holding the 100th anniversary of the prominent scientist and military figure, honorary member of ANAS Karim Karimov was considered. Recalling the Order of the Head of State Ilham Aliyev on the 100th anniversary of the scientist, Academician Akif Alizadeh noted that ANAS, together with the National Aerospace Agency of the Ministry of Defense Industry of the Republic of Azerbaijan, prepared an Action Plan in connection with this event.
The Presidium discussed issues related to implementation of the Order, the Action Plan was approved.
At the meeting, decisions were passed to reward corresponding member of ANAS Aghasi Melikov with the Certificate of Honor of ANAS on the occasion of his 60th jubilee and the scientific session dedicated to the 80th anniversary of the prominent art critic, active member of ANAS, Doctor of Art History, Professor Zemfira Safarova, and her works for printing, etc.
By other decisions Department of Archeology was established at the Lankaran Regional Scientific Center of ANAS, partial changes were made to the Regulations on the Education Department of the Institute of Linguistics named after Nasimi of ANAS. In addition, the name of the folklore ensemble of the Institute of Folklore of ANAS "Irs" was replaced by "Gorgud". A new structure of scientific councils of the Institutes of Philosophy, Law and Human Rights of ANAS was approved; a resolution was passed to send a doctoral student of the Institute of Law and Human Rights Said Musayev to France.
In conclusion, some personnel issues were considered. By the decree of the Presidium, Academician Ali Abbasov was appointed to the position of adviser to ANAS. Academician Vagif Abbasov was appointed director of the Institute of Petrochemical Processes named after Academician Yusif Mammadaliyev of ANAS, corresponding member of ANAS Bakhtiyar Mammadov - as director of the Institute of Polymer Materials of ANAS. In addition, PhD in Biology Nilufer Huseynova was appointed scientific secretary of the Central Botanical Garden of ANAS, Ph.D. in Biology Khuraman Khalilova - Academic Secretary of the Institute of Botany of ANAS, PhD in Geography Magerram Hasanov - Deputy Director of the Institute of Geography of ANAS, Ph.D. in economy Allahyar Muradov - Deputy Director of the Institute of Economics of ANAS on scientific work, and PhD in economics Rasmiyya Abdullayeva - the scientific secretary of the same institute.