Azerbaijan names parliament speaker
Baku, Azerbaijan, Nov. 24
Oktay Asadov was re-elected the speaker of Azerbaijan's parliament of the fifth convocation on Nov. 24.
Asadov, born January 3, 1955, is a graduate of the Faculty of Engineering Technologies of the Azerbaijan State Petrochemistry Institute.
He is a member of the International Water Association.
From 1996 to 2005, he served as the president of the Absheron Regional Joint Stock Water Company.
He is also a member of the Council of the New Azerbaijan Party.
Previously, Asadov was a member of Azerbaijan's parliament of the second convocation.
From Dec. 2, 2005, he served as the speaker of the parliament.
Asadov is also the head of a delegation to the CIS Interparliamentary Assembly.
He is married and has two children.
Earlier, Ogtay Asadov was re-elected the speaker of Azerbaijan's parliament.
The country held parliamentary election Nov.1.