Azerbaijan, Baku /corr. Trend S.Ilhamgizi / The President of Azerbaijan, Ilham Aliyev, issued an order approving the Azerbaijani side of the Azerbaijani-Uzbekistani Inter-Governmental Commission for Economic Co-operation.
According to the order, the Chairman of the Commission's Azerbaijani side will be the first Deputy Prime Minister, Yagub Eyyubov. The Commission included Minister of Energy and Industry, Natig Aliyev, Minister of Labor and Social Protection, Fizuli Alekperov, Minister of Communications and Information Technologies, Ali Abbasov, Minister of Youth and Sport, Azad Rahimov, Chairman of the State Committee for Work with the Azerbaijanis Residing Abroad, Nazim Ibrahimov, Deputy Minister of Economic Development, Niyazi Safarov, Deputy Transport Minister, Musa Panahov, Deputy Minister of Agriculture, Bahram Aliyev, Deputy Minister of Culture and Tourism, Adalat Veliyev, Azerbaijan's Ambassador to Uzbekistan, Namik Abbasov, Head of Cabinet of Ministers' Administration's Department for Economic Relations with CIS countries, Kamal Islamzade.
The protocol on establishment of Azerbaijani-Uzbekistani Inter-Governmental Commission for Economic Co-operation was signed on 18 June 1997 in Tashkent.