Novruz Ismayil oglu Mammadov (Azerbaijani: Novruz İsmayıl oğlu Məmmədov; born 15 March 1947) is an Azerbaijani politician and translator who is currently serving as the Prime Minister of Azerbaijan since 21 April 2018. He previously held the title as assistant to the President for Foreign Policy Issues and Head of Department of Foreign Policy.
|8th Prime Minister of Azerbaijan|
|Assumed office |
21 April 2018
|Preceded by||Artur Rasizade|
|Born||15 March 1947|
Babek District, Azerbaijan
|Political party||New Azerbaijan Party|
|Alma mater||Azerbaijan University of Languages|
He was born in Nakhchivan, in the Azerbaijan Soviet Socialist Republic. He received a PhD in Philology in 1991 from the Azerbaijani Pedagogical Foreign Languages Institute (APFLI) of Azerbaijan University of Languages, where he then became an instructor.
He is currently fluent in Russian, and French.
Between 1967 and 1981, he served as an interpreter in Algeria, and in Guinea. In 1992, he became the official dean of the preparatory faculty of APFLI and in 1993, became the dean of French language of APFLI, holding this position until 1997. In 1995, he was made an he was the interpreter to former Azerbaijani President Heydar Aliyev. From 1997 to 2018, he was Head of the Department of Foreign Relations of the Presidential Administration of Azerbaijan. On April 21, 2018 he was appointed as the Prime Minister of Azerbaijan by President Ilham Aliyev.
- Shohrat Order (2007)
- Sharaf Order (2017)
- Rank of Ambassador extraordinary and plenipotentiary (2002)
Novruz Mammadov authored over 20 scientific articles and several books, including more than 300 articles dedicated to the political and public-political issues
He translated “A Myth of Terror” by Erich Feigl" into French in 2001.
- "Official web-site of President of Azerbaijan Republic - ADMINISTRATION » Structure". en.president.az. Retrieved 3 March 2018.