Organizing Committee established for European Youth Olympic Festival in Baku
Baku, Azerbaijan, May 15
Azerbaijan's President Ilham Aliyev has signed an order to establish the Organizing Committee in connection with holding the European Youth Olympic Festival in Baku in 2019.
Under the order, the Organizing Committee, consisting of a chairman, a deputy chairman and 26 members, will develop and implement an Action Plan for holding the European Youth Olympic Festival in Baku.
First Deputy Prime Minister Yagub Eyyubov was appointed Chairman of the Organizing Committee.
Youth and Sports Minister, Vice-President of the National Olympic Committee (NOC) of Azerbaijan Azad Rahimov was appointed Deputy Chairman.
Members of the Organizing Committee are: Head of the Department of Youth Policy and Sport Issues of the Azerbaijani Presidential Administration Yusuf Mammadaliyev, Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov, Interior Minister Ramil Usubov, Minister of Emergency Situations Kamaladdin Heydarov, Minister of Economy Shahin Mustafayev, Minister of Finance Samir Sharifov, Minister of Taxes Mikayil Jabbarov, Healthcare Minister Ogtay Shiraliyev, Culture Minister Abulfas Garayev, Minister of Transport, Communication and High Technologies Ramin Guluzade, Minister of Education Jeyhun Bayramov, Chairman of the State Customs Committee Safar Mehdiyev, Head of State Security Service Madat Guliyev, Chief of State Border Service Elchin Guliyev, Chairman of Azerbaijan's State Migration Service Vusal Huseynov, President of Azerbaijan Airlines Jahangir Asgarov, Head of Azerenerji OJSC Etibar Pirverdiyev, Head of Azerishig JSC Balababa Rzayev, Vice President of Azerbaijan’s National Olympic Committee Chingiz Huseynzade, Director of the Heydar Aliyev Center Anar Alakbarov, Director of the Baku Transport Agency Vusal Karimli, Chairman of the State Agency for Public Service and Social Innovations Ulvi Mehdiyev, Secretary General of the National Olympic Committee Agajan Abiyev, Vice-President of the National Olympic Committee Khazar Isayev, Assistant to the Secretary General of the National Olympic Committee Azer Aliyev, Olympic champion Farid Mansurov.
The Organizing Committee was instructed to prepare and implement a plan of measures for holding the European Youth Olympic Festival in Baku on July 20-28, 2019
The Cabinet of Ministers was instructed to resolve issues arising from this order.