Aflatun Amashov

Chairman of the Press Council

History

2015

He was elected the Deputy of V Convocation Milli Majlis (Azerbaijani Parliament)

2005

He was elected Chairman of the Press Council Congresses in 2005 and again in 2008. He is a member of The World Association of Press Councils of the Board of Directors and the Council of Europe Press.

2003

He was elected chairman of the Press Council in 2003, at the first Congress of Journalists.

1998

He was elected chairman of the Ruh Journalists Protection Committee in 1998.

1995

He was one of the founders New Generation Union of Journalists in 1995. He held the position of vice president of the organization in 1995-1998.

1985

He worked as journalist, Branch Manager, Editor, the first deputy chief editor and general manager in AzerTAC Associate State Telegraph Agency during 1985-1994.

1984

He graduated from the journalism faculty of Moscow State University in 1984.

1976

He served in the Soviet Army in 1976-1978.

1974

He graduated from secondary school in Fakhrali in 1974.

1957

Aflatun Amashov was born in the Bolnisi village, Fakhrali province of Georgian SSR on April 26, 1957.