Vice rector on Public Relations Shamsaddin Ashraf Ahundov – graduated from the Azerbaijan State University in 1956 with a degree in journalism. He worked as a Methodist-Inspector, Senior Methodist, Branch Manager at the Ministry of Culture (1956-1965). He was a responsible secretary of the Republican Committee of Trade Union of Cultural Workers, chairman (1965-1969), head of department at the Azerbaijan Trade Unions Council (1969-1981). In 1981-1987 he worked as deputy director on scientific affairs at the Republican library named after M. Akhundov. In 1988-2001 he worked at the Ministry of Culture and Education, head of the department of cultural, educational, library and museum affairs. Since 1991, he has worked as Deputy Minister, as well as acting as a member of the Ministry of Culture . He has been in public service since 2001. He was awarded with Orders of Honor and Red Labor Flag, Labor Force, Long-Term Workers Medal, Gold Medal of USSR People’s Economy Achievements Exhibition, “Excellent Culture Worker” and “100 years” Medals of Azerbaijan Trade Unions Confederation. In 1978 he was awarded the honorary title “Honored Worker of Culture” under the decree of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the Azerbaijan SSR. He was the Director of the Museum of Aviation History created at the National Aviation Academy between 2005-2011.
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