MOGILEV, 14 December (BelTA) – If people see prospects for life in the regions, they will live here. Belarus President Aleksandr Lukashenko made the relevant statement as he presented the new Mogilev Oblast governor on 14 December, BelTA has learned.
Aleksandr Lukashenko said: “I am concerned about your demographic situation.”
According to his data, the region's population dropped by 70,000 people in the last ten years. Essentially a major city has been lost. “But prospects are the key here. If people see prospects here, they will live here,” the president said.