First VP Mehriban Aliyeva to become outstanding statesperson, says Gusman
00:31, Feb 23, 2017
Copyright 2015 All rights reserved. This material can't be published, transferred, copied or redistributed.
President Ilham Aliyev announced the promotion of his wife, Mehriban, at a meeting of the Azerbaijan security council on Tuesday, describing her as a "professional, experienced and principled person" as well as a "humanitarian".
Mehriban Aliyeva was appointed on February 21 after the constitutional changes made past year; this changes introduced the powerful position of first vice president which is also the second most senior official in the nation.
President Ilham Aliyev thanked the Turkish President for his attention and congratulations.
In September, Mr Aliyev organised a referendum which created a strong vice-presidency and extended the presidential term to seven years, from five.
She has been a member of the New Azerbaijan Party since 2004 and the party's deputy chairwoman since 2013, it said.
The First Lady takes the position just five months after constitutional reforms extended presidential term lengths to seven years, and introduced two separate vice presidential offices, including that of first vice president-a position that would take over the presidency if the president can not perform the duties of that office.
"First Lady Mehriban Aliyeva appears to have had substantial cosmetic surgery, presumably overseas, and wears dresses that would be considered provocative even in the western world", according to one state department cable leaked in 2010.
Born into the powerful Pashayev family, Aliyeva has sometimes been seen as a possible successor to her husband, who took over in 2003 after the death of his father Heydar, a former KGB officer and Communist-era boss.
Though she later referred to her son's father as her "partner", we heard you loud and clear the first time , Adele . Beyonce Knowles is reportedly upset with her sister Solange Knowles for dissing Adele and the Grammy Awards 2017.
Socialite Tara Palmer-Tomkinson died of natural causes, according to a series of tweets from her sister, Santa Montefiore . She did not have a brain tumour. 'Contrary to some reports, Tara was not the goddaughter of HRH the Prince of Wales'.
Meanwhile, Foreign portfolio investors bought shares worth net Rs 504.51 crore last Friday, as per provisional data. The BSE market breadth was skewed in favour of the bears - with 2,143 declines and 698 advances.
Their method, called quasistatic cavity resonance , has the potential to make wireless electrical power as ubiquitous as Wi-Fi. These capacitors are connected to a signal generator outside the room which outputs a tone at a specific frequency.
Another 12 migrants from the boat remain missing and are "presumed drowned", according to the United Nations migration agency. Libya is a preferred departure point for illegal immigrants wanting to cross the Mediterranean towards European shores.
The merger, which is still on from Kraft's side, could be the "biggest deal in recent memory", according to CB Insights. However, Unilever's board was quick to reject the $50 per share offer, which represented an 18 per cent premium.
For years, Ivanka Trump has enjoyed the benefits of being a Trump while also keeping a distance from her father's realm. The Charlottsville, N.C., company said the decision was an adjustment that was part of "normal business operations".
Chicago Police reportedly said Lavontay White , Jr. and the adult male were both shot in the head and later died at the hospital. Holmes, hit by a stray bullet while sitting in a parked vehicle with her mom and brother on Saturday night, died Tuesday morning.
Pierres return isnt set, the former welterweight champion wont be short on options when he steps back into the octagon. Both the UFC and St-Pierre have yet to decide which division he'll compete in upon returning.
The Congressional Tri-Caucus recently highlighted red line issues they're demanding the administration of President Donald J. I was actually looking forward to meeting with the President about the skyrocketing price of prescription drugs.
Some people may have no symptoms, while others may develop a fever, a headache , chills, muscle aches, vomiting, or diarrhea. A disease that is commonly spread by rats has killed one man in New York , and sickened two others, CBS New York reported .
Israel, US to form team to tackle settlements
Negotiations may be at a standstill and, with expansion of the settlements, a two-state solution may be in dire straits. There are some things that everyone seems to have an opinion about - like the weather and the two-state solution.
USD's Kris Bryant pranked by Greg Maddux, Red Bull
Video Description: Reigning baseball MVP and World Series hero Kris Bryant thinks he's shooting a baseball workout video. Bryant actually talks about Vegas toward the start of the video, even mentioning Maddux, but that's not the good stuff.
Betsy Devos: Is she fit to be queen of education?
Government controls virtually all the schools in the country, therefore, by definition, they have that monopoly. DeVos backed school reforms in MI in which favored for profit charter schools operators.
Pittsburgh chefs nominated for James Beard Foundation Awards
Redzikowksi and Seidel were also nominated in this category previous year , along with Work & Class chef/partner Dana Rodriguez. Finalists for this year's James Beard Awards will be announced March 15th, while winners will be made public on May 1 in NY .
Russia Deploys Cruise Missile, Violating Arms-Control Treaty
The deployment of the missile violates the 1987 Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces ( INF ) Treaty, as reported by The Hill . While one remains at a test site in the country's southeast, another has been moved to an operational base elsewhere.