MINSK, 4 June (BelTA) – Ivan Tertel was appointed chairman of the State Control Committee. A corresponding appointment was made by Belarus President Aleksandr Lukashenko on 4 June, BelTA informs.
Ivan Tertel previously worked as deputy chairman of the KGB. “It [the appointment] is not because he is a general. Although I value it very much. Tertel was in charge of supervising economic operations in the KGB. I have heard many good things about him, his colleagues say that he is devoted to his country,” the head of state said about the new chairman of the State Control Committee.
“This person does not have any clans. He is aware of the situation in the country. First of all, in the economy. And he can invigorate the operation of the State Control Committee. He will not break anything, will respect the achievements of the previous leaders, including Leonid Anfimov,” the Belarusian leader said.
The president added that Leonid Anfimov will not be left without work as he is a strong and reliable person.