MINSK, 4 December (BelTA) – Belarus President Aleksandr Lukashenko is going to appoint Anatoly Isachenko member of the Council of the Republic. The head of state announced his plans for the former Minsk Oblast governor as he met with Minsk Oblast officials on 4 December, BelTA has learned.
In line with the Constitution, the Belarusian president has the right to appoint eight senators to the Council of the Republic.
Aleksandr Lukashenko emphasized that he is going to use this right very soon. “I would like to see Anatoly Isachenko in the upper chamber of the parliament. I think tomorrow I will take a decision to send him to work in the Council of the Republic. This person will be very useful there, too (he is familiar with this work),” Aleksandr Lukashenko said.
In addition to that, Anatoly Isachenko will be the president's envoy to Minsk Oblast. “We will keep you on this front till Aleksandr Turchin (new Minsk Oblast governor) says that he is ready to work on his own,” the head of state explained.More about President