Chairman of the Board
Abbasov Maftun Gurban oglu was born in 1980 in Nakhchivan city of the Republic of Azerbaijan. A graduate of Nakichevan State University's law school, Maftun Abbasov holds an MBA from Virginia International University and a master's degree in accounting from Strayer University (USA).
Later he received a master's degree from the International Anti-Corruption Academy in Vienna and now continues his PhD scientific work on economics at the Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences.
Currently, Mr. Abbasov is perusing his education as a follow at the Asia Pacific Mayors Academy established by UN Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP) and other UN institutions.
He worked as an auditor at the Central Bank of the Republic of Azerbaijan in 2009 and later as the head of the Internal Audit Department at Procter & Gamble.
M.Abbasov worked as a prosecutor on particularly important cases at Anti-Corruption Department within the General Prosecutor Office of Azerbaijan Republic since 2012. Since 2016, he worked as a Head of the Internal Audit and Control Department of Baku International Sea Trade Port CJSC, then served the Deputy Director-General.
On July 16, 2021, according to the order of the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan, he was appointed Chairman of the Board of the Shusha City State Reserve. Until his last appointment, he worked at the President's Special Representation office for Shusha.
Married, has two children.
Shusha Tourist Attractions
Shusha fortress: The fortress, built by Panahali khan for defensive purposes, was built in an inaccessible and even besieged place in the Shusha lowland. The fortress was surrounded by dense forests on all sides and ended in ravines in some parts, which was considered an impassable barrier by the enemy.
The house of Khurshidbanu Natavan: The two-storey house of Khurshidbanu Natava, known as the famous Azerbaijani poet, khan gizi, is a historical and architectural monument of the XVIII century. On the first floor of the building there are seven service rooms for servants. There are three entrance gates on the south side. The door in the middle of them leads to the corridor, and the other two doors on the sides lead to the side rooms.
Museum-mausoleum of Molla Panah Vagif: The construction of the museum-mausoleum complex of the famous Azerbaijani poet Molla Panah Vagif began in 1977 on the basis of the project of architects A.V Salamzadeh and E.I Kanukov. The complex was opened in January 1982. The complex was built on the tomb of the great poet near the Cidir plain, a prominent place in Shusha. Here M.P. About 80 exhibits reflecting the life of Vagif in Shusha were also exhibited.
The house-museum of Uzeyir Hajibeyov: The house-museum of the great Azerbaijani composer Uzeyir Hajibeyov in Shusha was established in 1959. The house-museum functioned until the occupation of Shusha by Armenian invaders in 1992. Along with household items belonging to the Hajibeyov family, Uzeyir Bey's personal belongings, photos, books, books dedicated to him and donated to the museum occupied an important place in the museum's exposition.