Ilham Aliyev, the Azerbaijani President, signed a decree on establishment of Heraldic Council under the President of the Azerbaijan Republic to prepare and implement single state policy in the heraldry, Trend reports.
The regulations on Heraldic Council and State Register of Heraldry will be approved under the decree. The Azerbaijani Cabinet of Ministers is charged in preparation and submission of proposals on bringing of existing legal acts to conformity with the decree within a month.
Ramiz Mehdiyev, the head of the Presidents Apparat, was appointed the head of the Heraldic Council. His deputy is Mahmud Karimov, the President of the National Academy of Sciences. The council includes the Culture and Tourism Minister, representatives of the Presidents Apparat, Protocol Service, Art Academy, as well as some public and culture figures of the country.