Acting president of Azerbaijani Academy of Sciences appointed

22 February 2013 10:52 (UTC+04:00)

Acting president of the National Academy of Sciences of Azerbaijan has been appointed, the Institute of Geology said.

A meeting of the Presidium of the Academy of Sciences on this issue was held on Tuesday.

The decision of the Presidium appointed the director of the Institute of Geology, vice-president of the ANAS Akif Alizade as the acting president.

The 65 year old President of the ANAS Mahmud Karimov died of a sudden heart attack on February 10.