OSMANOV NIZAM RAMAZAN OGLU
DEPUTY MINISTER OF DEFENSE –
CHIEF OF THE MAIN DEPARTMENT OF LOGISTICS
Lieutenant General Osmanov Nizam Ramazan oglu was born on June 16, 1965, in the Kalinin region of the Republic of Armenia.
He graduated from the Baku Higher Combined Arms Command School in 1986.
He served as commander of a platoon, company, and battalion in the Far Eastern Military District for the period from 1986 to 1992.
He has been serving in the Armed Forces of the Republic of Azerbaijan since August 1992. He has served as commander of the motorized rifle battalion, senior assistant chief of the operational branch of the military unit, chief of staff, deputy commander of the regiment, chief of staff and commander of the motorized rifle brigade, deputy commander of the army corps for the period from 1992 to 2002.
He served as commander of the Army Corps for the period from 2002 to 2014.
He served as Deputy Chief of General Staff of the Armed Forces – Chief of the Main Department of Combat Training and Military Education from 2014 to 2020.
He was engaged in combat operations for the sovereignty and territorial integrity of the Republic of Azerbaijan.
He has received numerous awards and medals for commendable fulfillment of duties. He has been awarded the "Azerbaijani Flag" Order by Presidential Decree dated 24.06.2003, the Order "For service to the Fatherland" of 3rd Degree by Presidential Decree dated 25.06.2011, the Medal "For the Fatherland" by Presidential Decree dated 24.06.2016, the Medal “For Courage” by Presidential Decree dated 25.06.2018, “100th anniversary of the Azerbaijan Democratic Republic (1918-2018)” Jubilee Medal of the Republic of Azerbaijan by Presidential Decree dated 27.05.2019, the “Karabakh” Order by Presidential Decree dated 09.12.2020.
On July 8, 2020, by the relevant Order of the Minister of Defense, he became an Acting Deputy Minister of Defense for Logistics - the Chief of the Main Department of Logistics.
He has been appointed as the Deputy Minister of Defense of the Republic of Azerbaijan – Chief of the Main Department of Logistics by Presidential Decree, dated 23.07.2021.
He is married and has two children.