MINSK, 6 December (BelTA) – Vladimir Andreichenko has been elected chairman of the seventh-convocation House of Representatives of the National Assembly of Belarus, BelTA has learned.
The speaker of the lower chamber of the Belarusian parliament is elected by secret ballot. As many as 109 out of the 110 MPs voted in favor of Vladimir Andreichenko.
Vladimir Andreichenko thanked the MPs for their trust in him. “The newly elected House of Representatives is made up of genuine patriots and professionals. I am convinced that through joint efforts we will productively accomplish tasks concerning the country's social and economic development,” he stressed.
Vladimir Andreichenko was elected chairman of the fourth-convocation House of Representatives in October 2008. He also worked as the chairman of the fifth and sixth convocations of the lower chamber of the Belarusian parliament since 18 October 2012 and 11 October 2016 respectively.
Over the course of his career Vladimir Andreichenko has been awarded the honorary title Honored Worker of Agriculture of Belarus. He has also received two Presidential Thanks and certificates of merit from the Supreme Council of the BSSR, the National Assembly of the Republic of Belarus, and the Council of Ministers.