Mehriban Aliyeva has been appointed as first deputy chairperson of ruling New Azerbaijan Party (YAP), the party's press-service told Azertag on March 5.
The appointment is in accordance with the order of Chairman of the New Azerbaijan Party Ilham Aliyev and was announced following YAP’s 7th extraordinary Congress held today.
Ali Ahmadov was appointed the party’s Deputy Chair and and Tahir Budagov Deputy Chair – Head of Central Apparatus.Mehriban Aliyeva is Azerbaijan’s First Vice-President.
The party made other structural changes today such as bringing the number of Board members from 20 to 40. Eleven former board members have been removed from the list of board members.
Moreover, the party’s Political Council was abolished today and the Council of Veterans of 35 members was established. A new structure of YAP – the Central Control and Auditing Commission – was set up today.
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