1979 – Moscow State Institute of International Relations of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the USSR (degree in international relations, foreign languages)

2001 – Dagestan State Institute of the National Economy (economics)

State awards:

1986 – Medal for Labour Valour

2003 – Order of Friendship

2008 – Order of Honour

2013 – Order for Service to the Motherland, 4th Class

Academic degrees:

PhD in Philosophy

Post before designation:

Deputy Prime Minister of the Republic of Dagestan

Republic of Dagestan

Senators by region

Iliyas Umakhanov Iliyas Umakhanov
First Deputy Chair of the Federation Council Committee on Science, Education and Culture
Suleiman Kerimov Suleiman Kerimov
Member of the Federation Council Committee on the Rules of Procedure and Parliamentary Governance

People voted for stability and further national development, Federation Council delegation head Grigory Karasin said.

A delegation of the Federation Council attended an international conference for countries to share their experience of organising the hajj.