Ambassador Hafiz M. Pashayev

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Born: May 2, 1941, Baku, Azerbaijan

Education: Azerbaijan State University, physics Department of Physics, 1963

Diplomatic Rank: Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary

1964 - 1967 Physics Institute of Azerbaijan Academy of Sciences, researcher

1971 – Graduated from the I.Kurchatov Research Institute of Atomic Energy, Moscow

1971 - 1992 – Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences, researcher, chief of laboratory

1984 – Defended a doctoral dissertation, Doctor of physics

1975 - 1976 – Research at the University of California at Irvine, USA

1993 - 2006 – Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Azerbaijan to the USA (also accredited in Mexico and Canada)

2006 – On August 14 was appointed the Deputy Foreign Minister of Azerbaijan, also the Rector of Azerbaijani MFA Diplomatic Academy. Author of more than 100 scientific works and 2 monographs, as well as the articles on various socio-political issuies in local and international media.

Family status: married, has two children and four grandchildren

Foreign languages: English, Russian

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