Baku, Azerbaijan, Jan. 25
Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev signed Jan. 25 a decree on appointment of Natig Amirov his aide on economic reforms.
Prior to this appointment, Amirov was the first deputy minister of taxes of Azerbaijan.
Natig Amirov was born in Azerbaijan's Shabran district in 1967. He graduated as an economist from Leningrad Institute of Finance and Economy named after N.A.Voznesenskiy (in 1990), and as a lawyer from the Science-and-Education Center of Tefekkur University in 1998.
In 1990-1991, he worked as senior budget economist in the Financial Department in Sumgayit city, in 1991-1993 - as state tax inspector in Sumgayit State Tax Inspectorate, Department on the Involvement of Citizens to Taxes.
In 1993-1994, he was chief tax inspector in Sumgayit State Tax Inspectorate, Department for Taxation of Profits (Incomes) of State Entities, Organizations and Associations and Other Incomes.
In 1994-1997, he was head of the Department on Monitoring Compliance with Tax Legislation and State Price Control in Non-Governmental Entities of Sumgayit State Tax Inspectorate.
In 1997-2000, Amirov worked as deputy head in Sumgayit State Tax Inspectorate, and in 2000-2001 - as deputy head in Baku city Sabail District Tax Department.
In 2001-2003, he worked as deputy head in Department of Work with Large Taxpayers of Ministry of Taxes. In 2003-2005, he was head of Department of Economic Analysis and Organization of Registration of Ministry of Taxes.
On August 16, 2005, Amirov was appointed deputy minister of taxes by the Order of the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan.
On March 4, 2009, he was appointed the first deputy minister of taxes by the Order of President of the Republic of Azerbaijan.
Amirov is married and has three children.