Minister of Finance of the Republic of Azerbaijan Samir Sharifov made a business visit to the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and India on February 19-21***As of January 1st, 2018, the external public debt of the Republic of Azerbaijan constituted 9,398.3 million US dollars (equivalent 15,978.1 million manat). The Debt to the Gross Domestic Product ratio stands at 22.8 percent (based on 2017 GDP of AZN 70,135.1 mln)******

History

History of the ministry

The Ministry of Finance of the Azerbaijan Republic was established 1918 when the Azerbaijan Democratic Republic was declared. Since 1918, the following persons occupied the position of Minister of Finance.

May 1918 - June 1918 Yusifbeyli Nasibbey
June 1918 - October 1918 Amirjanov A.Sh.
October 1918 - December1918 Hajinsky Mammad Hasan
December 1918 - March 1919 Protasov I.
March 1919 - December 1919 Hasanov A.Sh.
1919 - 1920 Gaplanov R.
1920 - 1922 Tagiyev N.
1925 - 1925 Huseynov Mirza Davud
1926 - 1926 Ibrahimov A.
1927 - 1930 Aliyev T.
1931 - 1931 Mammadov A.
1932 - 1934 Ibrahimov N.
1935 - 1935 Atakishiyev
1936 - 1937 Tagiyev N.
1938 - 1949 Samadov Mirabutalib Mirkarim oglu
1950 - 1957 Sadikhov Rza Najafgulu oglu
1958 - 1969 Khalilov Gurban Ali oglu
1970 - 1987 Bakhshaliyev Bakhshali Hasanali oglu
1987 - 1992 Garayev Badir Jamil oglu
1992 - 1993 Mammadov Saleh Mammadali oglu
1994 - 1999 Yusifov Fikret Huseyn oglu
1999 - 2006 Alakbarov Avaz Akbar oglu
2006 - present Samir Rauf oglu Sharifov