President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has appointed his wife Mehriban Aliyeva, first Vice-President. The corresponding decree published on the website of the President.
Azerbaijan’s first lady 52 years, Ilham Aliyev she married in 1983.
Prior to his appointment as Vice-President, the wife of Aliyev was the head of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation and Azerbaijani culture Foundation. In 2005, 2010 and 2015-th years it has won the election to the Parliament from the ruling party “Yeni Azerbaijan” (New Azerbaijan). Since 2004, she is a member of the Political Council of the party, and since 2013 Deputy Chairman, a post that takes itself Ilham Aliyev.