President Ilham Aliyev signs obituary on Fattah Heydarov's death
- 04 August 2020
Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev has signed obituary on Fattah Heydarov's death, APA reports.
The obituary reads:
“Azerbaijani public suffered a heavy loss. Well-known public figure, deputy of the Milli Majlis of the Republic of Azerbaijan, chairman of the Council of Elders of Azerbaijan Fattah Samad oglu Heydarov died on August 4, 2020, at the age of 83.
Fattah Heydarov was born on February 23, 1938, in Cheshmebazar village of Babek region of Nakhchivan AR. He finished Nehrem village secondary school in 1955, studied in mechanics and mathematics faculty of Azerbaijan State University during 1959-1964, and graduated from Baku Higher Party School in 1975.
He started his labor activity in the position of head of Guznut village club of Babek region in 1955. From 1958, he worked as a teacher of Cheshmebazar eight-year school, from 1968 – as an instructor of Nakhchivan Oblast Party Committee, from 1970 – as the second secretary of Ordubad Region Party Committee, during 1970-1990, he was elected deputy of Nakhchivan City and Ordubad region Soviet of People’s Deputies (SPD).
During 1976-1978, he was minister of Utility Services for Population of Nakhchivan ASSR.
From 1978, he worked as I secretary of Ordubad Region Party Committee, from 1986 – as I secretary of Julfa Region Party Committee, from 1983 – as minister of Culture of Nakhchivan AR.
During 1990-1995, he was a deputy of the Supreme Soviet of Nakhchivan AR. He was a deputy of the Parliament of the Republic of Azerbaijan of I (1995), II (2000), III (2005), IV (2010), V (2015) convocation. He was elected a deputy of the Parliament of the Republic of Azerbaijan of VI convocation on February 9, 2020.
Demonstrating organizational skills in all areas of his work, regardless of his position for many years, Fattah Heydarov has won the sympathy and respect of his colleagues due to his high sense of responsibility and sensitivity to people.
As a deputy of the Parliament of the Republic of Azerbaijan, he has estimable services in achieving achievements in state-building and formation of civil society.
Fattah Heydarov was an influential elder. As chairman of the Council of Elders of Azerbaijan, he paid special attention to the education of teenagers and young people in the spirit of love for the motherland, loyalty to national statehood, cultural heritage, moral and spiritual values and traditions.
The activity of Fettah Heydarov in the socio-political life of our country has always been evaluated worthly and he awarded the highest awards of the independent Republic of Azerbaijan for his long-term fruitful activity, has been awarded the orders of "Glory" in 2008, "Sharaf" in 2013 and "Istiklal" in 2018. The memory of the well-known public figure and sincere person Fettah Samad oglu Heydarov will always live in the hearts of those who know him.
Rest in peace!”