President appoints new leaders of local vertical of power and heads of departments

15 January 2019

Ivan Lavrinovich was appointed Assistant to the President in Grodno Region. From now on, Alexey Avramenko will be Minister of Transport and Communications of Belarus. Valentin Tataritsky became the Chairman of the State Committee for Standardization.

Today, the President agreed on the appointment of chairmen of the district executive committees in Vetka, Narovlya, Rogachev, Kletsk, Puhovichi and Zhodino. Gennady Borisyuk became deputy chairman of the Brest Regional Executive Committee. Alexander Dorokhovich and Artem Tsuran are the new deputies of the chairman of the Minsk City Executive Committee. The tasks for the leadership of the capital were defined quite recently. The main thing is to make Minsk a comfortable city for living. The President noted that a lot had been done for the renewal of regional centers - Brest and Gomel, especially in the social sphere. The President announced his trips to these regions in order to assess the development of the regions. The most important task of the local power vertical is to improve people's lives.

Addressing new managers, Alexander Lukashenko aimed them at discipline and diligence, and also warned them against corruption.

Changes were made in the diplomatic corps as well. From now on, Valery Baranovsky will represent the interests of our country in Lithuania. He is now Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Belarus to the Republic of Lithuania. The diplomatic mission in France will be headed by Igor Fisenko.

Mikhail Lustenkov is the new rector at the Belarusian-Russian University in Mogilev. Alexander Lukashenko notes that university and school programs should be improved.

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