New director general of Public Television elected in Azerbaijan
Azerbaijan, Baku, 22 April / Trend M. Aliyev /
Jamil Guliyev has been elected director general of the Public Television and Radio Company (ITV) in Azerbaijan. The decision was taken at a meeting of the company's Broadcasting Council on Tuesday.
Four contenders filed their applications for the position of director general. They were Shamil Shafiev, Elshad Guliyev, Nijat Mustafayev and Rafiq Huseynov.
In accordance with Articles 20.1.3 and 21.1 of the law 'On Public Television and Radio Broadcasting', the applications for the post of the director general of ITV were presented to the company's Broadcasting Board.
Previously the position of the Director General of ITV was held by Ismail Omarov.
Film director, screenwriter, actor Jamil Guliyev was born in Baku in 1963. He is the director of the Azerbaijan State Film Fund, CEO of TV channel Culture and is the executive secretary of the Union of Cinematographers of the Republic of Azerbaijan.
Guliyev was educated at the All-Union Institute of Cinematography specialising as a film director. Since 1984, he has been working as a stage director at the Azerbaijan film studio.
He is the author of a number of feature films, documentaries, short films and stories for a satirical magazine Mozalan. His films were presented at several international festivals.
Guliyev is also an associate professor of the State Culture and Art University of Azerbaijan and an Honoured Worker of Arts.