Our Society 23 october — 11:34

President of Academy of Sciences resigns

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Information has been released that the President of the Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences (ANAS), Akif Alizadeh has resigned. The new president is to be elected on Wednesday, October 23, Report informs citing ANAS.

According to information, this will happen in the afternoon at the general meeting of ANAS.

The current President of the National Academy of Sciences, Academician Akif Alizadeh is 85 years old. It is noted that he has already written a letter of resignation.

Alizadeh was first elected president of ANAS in 2013. In June 2018, he was re-elected.

The president of the Academy of Sciences of the Republic is elected by the full members of ANAS for a term of five years.

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