New Head of Baku Central Police Office Appointed
Azerbaijan, Baku / Trend corr E. Huseynli / Rafig Abbasov was appointed the new head of the Baku Central Police Department on 12 November by order of the Azerbaijani Interior Minister Ramil Usubov, the Interior Ministry reported.
Before this appointment Abbasov was head of the Interior Ministry's Human Trafficking Department.
"The contract on Abbasov's appointment will be signed in the next few hours," a spokesman for the Interior Ministry, Sadig Gozalov said.
The position had been vacant since the spring of 2007 after Maharram Aliyev left to become Azerbaijan's Ambassador to Tajikistan.