Azerbaijani Energy Minister Natig Aliyev, who had been receiving treatment in Istanbul Florence Nightingale Hospital, died, General Consulate of Azerbaijan in Istanbul told Azeri news agency APA on June 9, 2017.
Natig Aliyev, who had been receiving treatment in Istanbul Florence Nightingale Hospital, died aged 69 following a sudden complication on Friday morning.
A few days ago, Mr. Aliyev had been placed at the Central Hospital of Oil Workers in Baku due to heart problems.
Thereafter, he was brought to Turkey for medical treatment.
He was appointed energy and industry minister of Azerbaijan in 2005 and became energy minister in 2013.
He had more than 100 articles, scientific works and books published.
He had been academician of International East Oil Academy, doctor of economic sciences since 2008.
To read this news in Russian.