Iltimas Mammadov has been appointed the First Deputy Minister for Communication and Information Technologies at the decree by the Azerbaijani President, Ilham Aliyev. Mushfig Amirov, the spokesman for the Ministry, told Trend that Mammadov worked as the head of the Department for Regulation at the Ministry.
Mammadov, 42, was born in Yukhari Aylisli village of Ordubad District, the Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic. In 1984 he entered the Electro-Technique Faculty of the Ildirim Poly-technical University and graduated in 1989 with a grade of engineer of multi-channel electricity network.
The same day he started working as an electrical mechanic at the Production Laboratory of the Production Association Baki Telefon Rabitasi. In 2000 Mammadov was appointed the head of the Telecommunications Junction of the Communications Ministry and in 2001was promoted to the post of adviser on technical issues of the Ministry. As a result of structural changes at the Ministry, he took the post of the head of the Department for Regulation from 2005.
The Communications Ministry said that the vacancy had been open for almost 7 years. Amirov added that no one was appointed to the post of the head of the Department for Regulation at the Ministry.