MOGILEV, 14 December (BelTA) – Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko will introduce newly-appointed Governor Anatoly Isachenko to the Mogilev Oblast senior officials, BelTA has learned.
More than 400 people have been invited to the meeting. The Mogilev Oblast Council of Deputies approved Anatoly Isachenko as chairman of the Mogilev Oblast Executive Committee at a session on 14 December.
Head of the Belarus President Administration Igor Sergeyenko introduced the new governor and noted that Anatoly Isachenko is not a new person in Mogilev Oblast. "His entire career and professional development have been connected with this region," Igor Sergeyenko noted.
Igor Sergeyenko is sure that Anatoly Isachenko is a worthy choice for Mogilev Oblast. “This is a highly-experienced government official with a great work experience, attentive and sensitive attitude to the needs of citizens,” Igor Sergeyenko said when speaking about the new governor.
On 13 December, Aleksandr Lukashenko appointed Anatoly Isachenko Mogilev Oblast Governor. The new governor knows the region very well. He started his career as a senior engineer at a farm in Gorki District. Then he held leading positions in district executive committees, worked as Mogilev Oblast vice governor.
“I am very happy that you feel uncomfortable in the office, that you need active work,” Aleksandr Lukashenko said. “I like your strategic thinking, I saw it when you worked in Minsk Oblast [before the appointment to the Council of the Republic Anatoly Isachenko was Minsk Oblast Governor]. You return to your native land. This is personnel rotation.”
Leonid Zayats, former governor of Mogilev Oblast, has been appointed a member of the Council of the Republic. According to the president, he has done a lot for the development of the region. “He cared much about Mogilev Oblast,” the head of state said. “There are no conspiracy theories here. Leonid Konstantinovich [Zayats] said that he was ready to take up a new post.”