MINSK, 6 February (BelTA) – Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko has appointed Nikolai Latyshenok President's Aide for General Affairs, BelTA informs.
The head of state noted that Nikolai Latyshenok is well familiar with the tasks he will have to deal with in his new position as he was in close contact with the presidential aides while on his previous post. “All the issues that the president deals with fall within the purview of the aide for general affairs,” he said.
Alexander Lukashenko drew attention to the need to cooperate with the presidential aides in the regions. The information collected from them must be reported promptly to the head of state. The new aide will also have to deal with some of the organizational issues.
“The president's general affairs such as contacts with other departments, assistants, deputy heads of the President Administration should be, first and foremost, discussed and considered by the head of the President Administration. Before submitting any issue for consideration of the president, they should be thoroughly elaborated at the level of the head of the President Administration,” the president stressed.
Nikolai Latyshenok was born in 1964 in the village of Zaborye, Miory District. After serving in the USSR Armed Forces he entered the Ryazan Higher Airborne Command School which he graduated from in 1988. In 2011 he graduated from the Academy of Public Administration under the aegis of the President of Belarus.
Career: Served in the armed forces on the territory of Kazakhstan from 1988 to 1993 and then in the border troops of Belarus till 1995.
In 1995, joined the Security Service of the President of Belarus as a senior officer and made his way up to the post of the chief of the personal security service department.
Retired in August 2017.
Nikolai Latyshenok was awarded the Order for Service to the Homeland, the medals “For Impeccable Service” first, second, and third degrees.More about President