Elchin Afandiyev

Elchin Afandiyev
Elקin Əfəndiyev
Deputy Prime Minister of Azerbaijan
Assumed office
President Heydar Aliyev
Ilham Aliyev
Personal details
Born (1943-05-13) May 13, 1943 (age 74)
Baku, Azerbaijan


Elchin Ilyas oglu Afandiyev (Azerbaijani: Unçin İlyas oğlu Əfəndiyev) can be an Azerbaijani article writer, teacher and politician that has served as Deputy Perfect Minister of Azerbaijan since 1993.

Early years

Afandiyev was created to the category of famous Azerbaijani article writer Ilyas Afandiyev on, may 13, 1943 in Baku. Since his early child years, Elchin Afandiyev was encircled by books and an educational environment. Azerbaijani folklore and globe literature played a substantial part in Afandiyev's long term career. He published his first book when he was 16 years of age, which was released in Azərbaycan gəncləri (Azerbaijani Youngsters) publication in 1959. He finished his supplementary education in 1960 and analyzed at Baku Condition University or college, graduating in 1965 having a level in philology. In 1968, he finished his post-graduate research in the Nizami Institute from the Azerbaijan Country wide Academy of Sciences, composing a 500-web page dissertation. In 1965, he released a assortment of books known as Min gecədən biri (Among thousand evenings). In the next years, almost 100 books of Afandiyev had been translated and released in British, French, German, Spanish, Turkish, Hungarian, Bulgarian, Arabic, Persian, Mandarin, Czech, Slovak, Polish, Croatian, Georgian, Lithuanian, Moldovan, Turkmen, Uzbek, Kazakh, Tajik, Serbian and additional languages. There were about five million copies offered worldwide.

Political career

During Soviet rule, Afandiyev was a deputy in the Supreme Soviet from the Azerbaijan SSR. Since 1993, he provides offered as Deputy Perfect Minister of Azerbaijan. Being a Deputy Perfect Minister, he supervises different sectors of federal government activity such as for example sports and ethnic relations. He in addition has chaired the Vətən ethnic organization, which targets ethnic ties with various other countries. He's also an associate of several federal government committees and it is an associate of Education Committee beneath the Leader of Azerbaijan.


Efendiyev was awarded with Istiglal Purchase for his efforts to the advancement of Azerbaijani books by Chief executive of Azerbaijan Heydar Aliyev on, may 29, 2003.

See also

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