The next meeting of the Presidium of the Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences was held on April 6.
The event was attended by the President of ANAS, Academician Ramiz Mehdiyev, members of the Presidium and relevant persons.
Academician Ramiz Mehdiyev opened the meeting and informed the participants about the agenda of the meeting.
Then, academician Ramiz Mehdiyev presented the order to academician Naila Valikhanli, who was awarded the Order of "Sharaf" by the President for his great contribution to the development of science in the Republic of Azerbaijan. Also, academician Ramiz Mehdiyev presented academicians Jamil Aliyev, Tofig Nagiyev and corresponding member of ANAS Gorkhmaz Imanov with the Honorary Decree of ANAS for their services in the development of science in our country.
Then scientific and organizational issues were discussed at the meeting. The first issue discussed was the approval of plans for scientific research at ANAS.
Then scientific and organizational issues were discussed at the meeting. The first issue discussed was the approval of plans for scientific research at ANAS. Speaking on the subject, Academician-Secretary of ANAS, Academician Adil Garibov said that plans of scientific research work of scientific institutions and organizations covering both the current year and 2021-2025 have been prepared. The academician-secretary noted that the work plans were submitted to the scientific departments by the enterprises, summarized after extensive discussions and sent to the Presidium of ANAS. Academician Adil Garibov said that the interests of the Azerbaijani state, the challenges of modern times and research aimed at real results were taken into account during the preparation of work plans.
After the discussions, the Presidium of ANAS approved the plans of scientific research work to be carried out at the academy.
Also, in order to manage the multifaceted activities of the Academy, to operate more dynamically and flexibly, a new structure of scientific institutions and organizations of the Academy was approved, taking into account the proposals of the Presidium of ANAS and scientific departments of ANAS and the characteristics of enterprises.
The next issue discussed at the meeting was the establishment of the Commission on Control over Budget Expenditures at ANAS. As a result of the discussions, a decision was made to establish the commission under the chairmanship of Academician Adil Garibov.
At the meeting, it was decided to pay the salaries of general director, executive director, head of Procurement and service department and manager in scientific institutions and organizations of ANAS according to the "Unified Tariff-Specialty Questionnaire".
Then the issue of approval of the Action Plan of ANAS on the celebration of the 200th anniversary of Ashig Alasgar was put on the agenda of the meeting. Giving information on the subject, academician Isa Habibbayli said that the President signed an order on the celebration of the 200th anniversary of Ashig Alasgar and gave relevant instructions to ANAS in this regard. Based on the Order, the academician noted that the Action Plan of ANAS has been prepared and events have already been held by a number of enterprises.
Taking into account the above-mentioned, the Presidium of ANAS approved the Action Plan of ANAS on the celebration of the 200th anniversary of Ashig Alasgar.
Relevant decisions were made on the 60th anniversary of the popular science magazine "Science and Life", the 60th anniversary of the corresponding members of ANAS Bakhtiyar Aliyev and Ramiz Aliguliyev, the 80th anniversary of Nushaba Arasli and the 70th anniversary of Doctor of Technical Sciences Mahir Rasulov.
The meeting approved the new composition of the scientific institutions of the Department of Physical, Mathematical and Technical Sciences of ANAS, as well as the Scientific Council of the Institute of History named after A.A.Bakikhanov.
Then a decision was made to establish a doctoral program for the training of doctors of philosophy and sciences at the Institute of Biophysics of ANAS.
By the relevant decisions of the Presidium, academician Rasim Alguliyev was appointed director general of the Institute of Information Technologies, corresponding member of ANAS Misir Mardanov Institute of Mathematics and Mechanics, and corresponding member Namig Jalilov director general of Shamakhi Astrophysics Observatory named after N.Tusi.
In the end, a number of scientific-organizational and personnel issues were considered.
The first vice-president of ANAS, academician Dilgam Tagiyev, vice-presidents - academician Isa Habibbayli, academician Tofig Nagiyev, academician Irada Huseynova, academician Rasim Alguliyev, academician-secretary, academician Adil Garibov and head of the Department of Affairs, technical sciences Doctor, Professor Elton Mammadov made a speech and voiced his views and suggestions.