Chairman of Azerbaijan Supreme Attestation Commission Arif Mehdiyev dies

Chairman of Azerbaijan Supreme Attestation Commission Arif Mehdiyev dies
# 19 December 2016 13:29 (UTC +04:00)

Chairman of the Supreme Attestation Commission under the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan, Doctor of physical and mathematical sciences, academician Arif Mehdiyev has died aged 82 after suffering from an illness for a long time.

“Arif Mehdiyev passed away on Monday afternoon,” the deceased’s family told APA, but refusing to reveal the exact cause of the academician’s death.

Mehdiyev was born in Baku on Dec.19, 1934. He graduated from the Moscow Electrotechnical Institute of Communications. He became a full member of the International Academy of Engineers in 1992 and a member of the American Institute of Astronautics and Aeronautics in 1996.

May Allah rest his soul in peace!

Information about the academician’s death was first disseminated by Qafqazinfo internet newspaper.

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