Petroleum engineer who was the 7th Prime Minister of Azerbaijan from 1995 to 1996. He is best know for his contributions in the oil industry of the country.
He was a manger at the Oil Machinery Scientific Research Institute from 1965 to 1973.
He also served as the Deputy to the National Assembly of Azerbaijan in 1995.
His parents supported his interest in engineering while he was growing up in Baku, Azerbaijan.
He replaced Surat Huseynov as Prime Minster of Azerbaijan in 1995.