Veli AKHUNDOV, USSR Party and government official. First Secretary, Central Committee, Communist Party Azerbaydzhan, since 1959; Member of the Central Committee of the Communist Party since 1961; member since 1956 and Bureau member since 1958, Central Committee, Communist Party Azerbaydzhan. Member, Communist Party, since 1939.
1941-1946 in Red Army. 1946-1949 Chairman, Azerbaydzhan Committee, Trade-Union of Medicine Workers. 1949-1954 Azerbaydzhan Deputy Ministry of Health.
1954-1956 candidate member of the Central Committee, Communist Party Azerbaydzhan. 1954-1958 Azerbaydzhan Ministry of Health. 1958-1959 Chairman, Azerbaydzhan Council of Ministers, and Secretary, Central Committee, Communist Party Azerbaydzhan.
Deputy, Azerbaydzhan Supreme Soviet of 1955 and 1959 convocation. Presidium member, Azerbaydzhan Supreme Soviet of 1959 convocation. Voting delegation at 1959 Communist Party of the Soviet Union Congress.