New Minister of Youth and Sports of Azerbaijan

No keyword September 7, Fineko/abc.az. By the order of the President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev dated September 7, Farid Fazil oglu Gayibov was appointed Minister of Youth and Sports of the Republic.

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September 7, Fineko/abc.az. By the order of the President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev dated September 7, Farid Fazil oglu Gayibov was appointed Minister of Youth and Sports of the Republic.

F. Gayibov was born on April 24, 1979 in Baku.

In 1995 he graduated from the capital's secondary school No. 1. In the same year, he entered the Faculty of Business Organization and Management of the Azerbaijan Institute of National Economy Management under the Cabinet of Ministers of the Republic of Azerbaijan (now the Azerbaijan State University of Economics).

In 1999 he received a bachelor's degree, and in 2001 – a master's degree in business management.

In 2014, he received a PhD degree from the National State University of Physical Culture, Sports and Health named after P.F. Lesgaft (St. Petersburg, Russia).

In 2021, the Executive Master's Program (Executive Master in Sports Organization Management) was accepted into XXIV MEMOS, which is supported by the International Olympic Committee, the Olympic Solidarity Project and the European Olympic Committees.

In 2000-2001, he worked at the warehouse of the Oil and Gas Production Department Balakhanyneft of the State Oil Company of Azerbaijan (SOCAR), in 2001-2003, he worked as an economist in the planning department of the same department.

In 2005-2006, he served as general manager, and then – until 2017 – general secretary of the Azerbaijan Gymnastics Federation. Since 2013, F. Gayibov has been a member of the National Olympic Committee.

In December 2017, he was elected President of the European Gymnastics Union.

He was also a member of the Appeals Jury for the Gymnastics competition at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.

By the order of President Ilham Aliyev dated December 18, 2017, he was awarded the Honorary Diploma of the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan for his merits in the development of sports in our country.