Azeri President declared politician of year in CIS & Baltic countries
Ilham Aliyev, the Azerbaijani President, was declared the laureate of the international elite platinum Grand Prix Caspian Energy Integration Award-2006 in the main nomination The Politician of Year in CIS And Baltic Countries on the results of the expert inquiry held by the Caspian Integration Business Club in 30 countries of the world among top-managers and managers of average medium level from 1,500 companies working in the Caspian-Black Sea and Baltic regions.
The Caspian Integration Business Club uniting 200 companies and organizations from 30 countries was founded in 2002 to promote positive integration economic processes in the Caspian region on the information level, Trend reports referring to AzerTaj.
The first honored chairman of the Club at its foundation was Ilham Aliyev, holding the post of vice-President of the State oil Company of Azerbaijan at that time.
In previous years the Club declared Azerbaijani ex-President Heydar Aliyev, Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev, Russian President Vladimir Putin, President of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation Mehriban Aliyeva the holders of Grand Prix in different nominations.