Director General of the Azerbaijani Public Television and Radio (ITV) Jamil Guliyev has been relived of his duties. The decision was reached during today's meeting of the ITV Broadcast Council.
According to the Council, the decision was made on the basis of an official request made by Guliyev due to his health condition and professional plans.
Balakishi Gasimov was appointed ITV Director General at the meeting of the ITV Broadcast Council.
Balakishi (Balash) Gasimov was born on October 20, 1978 in Baku. He is known as a participant of the What? Where? When? game show, 'What? Where? When?' presenter and general producer in Azerbaijan, the head of the producer center GameTV.az.
He is the winner of the Prize of the What? Where? When? International Association in the nomination 2010 Person of the Year. Following the results of the 2010 winter season, he won owner the crystal Owl, brilliant Owl and The Best Captain of the Club' shoulder board.
In 2017, he became a laureate of the Vladimir Voroshilov Prize for his contribution to the development of the What? Where? When? show game.