Ambassador

AMBASSADOR 

RASIM SHAMSADDIN OGLU RZAYEV

Date and place of birth – 1951, Baku, Republic of Azerbaijan

Nationality – Azerbaijani

Education 1968-1974 Azerbaijan State University, faculty of Oriental Studies

1979-1981 Graduate student, Academy of Sciences, Institute of Near and Middle East nations

Work Experience 1977-1980 Senior laboratory assistant, Scientific Information Center, Academy of Sciences

1979-1982 Graduate student, Academy of Sciences, Institute of Near and Middle East nations

1981-1986 Interpreter, employee of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs

1986-1989 First secretary, Consular section, MFA

1988-1989 Head of Section, Consular section, MFA

1989-1990 First secretary, Consular section, MFA

1990 Intern, USSR General Consulate in Istanbul

1990-1993 Head of passport and visa section, Consular Department, MFA

1993-1997 Consul, second secretary, Embassy of the Republic of Azerbaijan to the Republic of Turkey

1996-2001 First Secretary, Consular Department, MFA

2000-2005 Consul, first secretary, Embassy of the Republic of Azerbaijan in Egypt

2004-2012 Counsellor, Consular Department, MFA

From 05/09/2012 Ambassador E.&P. of the Republic of Azerbaijan to Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

(also Permanent Representative to the OIC, accredited in Bahrain, Yemen and Oman)

Marital status – Married, has two children

Languages – Arabic, Russian, Turkish