A nation is known, recognized and distinguished among the world nations by certain characteristic features. The highest and the greatest of these features is culture.


Decree of the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan on amending the "Regulations on the Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Azerbaijan" approved by Decree No. 119 of the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan on June 6, 2018

Guided by Item 32 of Article 109 of the Constitution of the Republic of Azerbaijan, I hereby decree:


1. The following amendments shall be made to part 5 of the Regulations on the Ministry of Culture approved by Decree No. 119, dated June 6, 2018 of the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan (Collection of Laws of the Republic of Azerbaijan, 2018, No. 6, Article 1209, No. 10, Article 2002; 2019, No. 5, Articles 822, 825, No. 10, Article 1588, No. 12, Article 1929; 2020, No. 7, Article 892; 2022, No. 9, Article 1030, No. 11, Article 1256; Decree No. 2051 of March 3, 2023 of the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan):

1.1 The word "four" shall replace the words "two first deputies and two" in the first sentence of clause 5.4.
1.2. The words "first deputies or" shall be deleted from clause 5.8.

1.3. The words "of the first deputy ministers" shall be deleted from the first sentence of clause 5.9.


2. The Cabinet of Ministers of the Republic of Azerbaijan shall address the issues arising from this decree.


Ilham Aliyev
President of the Republic of Azerbaijan
Baku, May 13, 2023


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