on June 17, 2016 President of the Republic of Azerbaijan has signed an order to approve the national staff of the Azerbaijani-Qatari Joint Economic, Trade and Technical Intergovernmental Commission.
Under the order, Emergency Situations Minister of the Republic of Azerbaijan Kemaleddin Heydarov has been appointed the national cochair of the Commission.
The national staff of the Commission includes First Deputy Finance Minister Ilgar Fatizade, First Deputy Culture and Tourism Minister Vagif Aliyev, Deputy Ministers for Foreign Affairs Khalaf Khalafov, for Economy Sahil Babayev, for Education Firudin Gurbanov, for Agriculture Seyfeddin Talibov, for Energy Natig Abbasov, First Deputy Chairman of the State Customs Committee Safar Mehdiyev, SOCAR Vice-President Elshad Nasirov and Ambassador to Qatar Tofig Abdullayev.
the Agreement between the Government of the Republic of Azerbaijan and the Government of the State of Qatar on establishment of Joint Economic, Trade and Technical Commission was signed in Baku on March 8, 2016 and approved by Presidential Order No. 882, date: April 28, 2016.