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ASCCA hosted a scientific event dedicated to the 31st anniversary of Azerbaijani Customs System
Academy of the State Customs Committee hosted a scientific event "Customs System of Independent Azerbaijan - 31 years", dedicated to the 31st anniversary of the establishment of Azerbaijani Customs. The executives, staff and students of the Academy attended the event. A minute of silence was observed to honor the memory of the martyrs who fought for Azerbaijan's territorial integrity. The deputy head of the Academy of the State Customs Committee, Professor Jamila Namazova welcomed the participants, congratulated the customs officers on their professional holidays and wished them success in their activities. Talking about the history of Azerbaijani Customs System, Namazova noted that only after national leader Heydar Aliyev's return to power, reforms were carried out in the customs system and a serious turn was made in the activities of the State Customs Committee. She stressed that as a result of Heydar Aliyev's economic policy aimed at the modernization of the customs system and President Ilham Aliyev's constant focus on the improvement of this system, the customs service was formed in Azerbaijan in accordance with world standards. Later, the head teacher of the department of "Law and Humanitarian Sciences" , Shahin Huseynov, spoke about the law enforcement services of the customs authorities and gave recommendations on increasing knowledge and skills of the students in this field. The students made speeches and presentations on the role of national leader Heydar Aliyev in the formation of modern customs system, the dynamic development path of the independent Azerbaijani customs, international relations in the customs service in Azerbaijani and English languages. The discussions were also held on ensuring transparency in the customs system, improving management, increasing the number of electronic services and reforms in other fields. In the end, Jamila Namazova noted that the scientific research activities of the employees and students are planned to be carried out in accordance with the current issues and reforms carried out in the customs bodies. She encouraged students to actively participate in various scientific events.


The Deputy head elected as the Committee Chairman of ECAR project
The first meeting of the Committee on Scientific Affairs was held within the framework of Erasmus+ project "Establishment of the Rectors' Conference in Azerbaijan" (ECAR), funded by the European Commission and coordinated by Baku Business University.The online meeting was organized by Baku Business University, the coordinator of the project. Araz Aslanli, deputy head of the Academy of State Customs Committee for Education and Innovation, attended the meeting, along with representatives of other partner higher education institutions. Initially, the partners got acquainted with the committee members . The main topics of the meeting were strategic development issues, functions of the committee, requirements for candidacy for the chairman of the committee, rules for selecting the board and chairman. Araz Aslanli, deputy head of the Academy of State Customs Committee for Education and Innovation, was elected chairman of the board with 85.7% of the votes among the two candidates. Then a vote was held for the position of vice-chairman. According to the results of the voting, vice-rector for educational affairs of Azerbaijan University of Languages, doctor of Philological sciences, professor Sevinj Zeynalova and head of Quality Assurance Department of Azerbaijan University of Tourism and Management Faina Gachabeyova were elected vice-chairmen. It should be noted that within the framework of ECAR project, the activities of a total of 5 committees are planned, including the committees on Internationalization, Educational Affairs and Quality Assurance, Scientific Affairs, Strategic Development, and Work with students and graduates. The European Commission's support for the production of this publication does not constitute an endorsement of the contents, which reflect the views only of the authors, and the Commission cannot be held responsible for any use which may be made of the information contained therein.




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