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In accordance with its country partnership strategy, 2019–2023 for Azerbaijan, ADB will emphasize synergy between its sovereign and nonsovereign operations, increased knowledge sharing, and promotion of innovation.

Azerbaijan Resident Mission (AZRM): Contacts and Holidays

Azerbaijan Resident Mission (AZRM) - Asian Development Bank (ADB)

45 A. Khagani Street, Landmark II Building, 4th Floor, Baku, AZ1010, Azerbaijan

  Office Hours: 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. (Monday to Friday)

  Tel +994 12 4373477
  Fax +994 12 4373475

About Us

The Azerbaijan Resident Mission (AZRM) was opened in November 2004. Located in Baku, Azerbaijan, AZRM's responsibilities include:

  • Country reporting
  • Country strategy and program formulation
  • Coordination ADB's activities with the government, donors, NGOs, academic institutions, private sector, and other members of civil society
  • Financial and administrative activities, project administration support, economic and sector work, and programming support
  • External relations and information dissemination
  • Portfolio management and annual/quarterly portfolio reviews

AZRM provides public access to ADB publications, including:

  • Books, reports, and project-related documents
  • Flyers and other promotional materials


Candice MCDEIGAN (Ms)
Country Director/Head of Mission
Manages resident mission staff, current operations, and business development. In charge of coordination with country development partners and stakeholders.
Raza M. FARRUKH (Mr)
Unit Head, Project Administration
Country portfolio management comprising loans, grants, technical assistance (TAs) projects; Enhance country programming and continuous improvement of project administration practices, in close coordination with stakeholders within and outside of ADB.
Senior Economics Officer
Responsible for macroeconomic, financial sector, public administration, SME sector, political developments and knowledge management.
Senior Investment Officer
Responsible for the private sector development and public-private partnership engagement.
Sabina JAFAROVA (Ms)
Project Officer/NGO Focal Point
Responsible for social sectors (education, social protection, employment, health), agriculture and food security related activities. In charge of issues related to civil society organizations and digital development.
Associate Operations Analyst/External Relations Focal Point
Responsible for missions’ arrangement, office administration, communication with media, and events organizing.

Holidays 2021

The Azerbaijan Resident Mission is closed on these dates:

New Year's Day January 1 (Friday)
National Mourning Day January 20 (Wednesday)
International Women's Day March 8 (Monday)
Novruz Bayram March 22, 23  (Monday, Tuesday),  in lieu of March 20, 21
Republic Day May 28 (Friday)
Ramazan Bayram May 13, 14 (Thursday, Friday)
Gurban Bayram July 19 (Monday)
Day of Solidarity December 31 (Friday)

Last updated: 20 July 2021