MINSK, 11 April (BelTA) – An honest and fair attitude to people is the task of the governments at all levels, Head of the Belarus President Administration Natalya Kochanova pointed out at a seminar on regional specialists as a strategic asset of the vertical of the head of state on 11 April, BelTA informs.
“People should have a clear understanding that an honest and fair attitude to people is the task we and you have today,” Natalya Kochanova remarked.
The Belarusian government cannot be called corrupted, she stressed. “No. These are the people loyal to their country and the policy it pursues. I believe that this policy is absolutely right. I understand this is not easy for our country to stand its ground and remain independent in the face of internal and external factors,” the official emphasized.
The seminar has brought together heads of regional government bodies included in a special reserve group of the Belarus President Administration set up at the instruction of Natalya Kochanova. “Reserves are formed at companies, in organizations, regions, and government bodies. We have chosen a slightly different way. You have made your choice and joined the government. This is important,” she added.
Promising members of local government bodies have been selected to the special reserve group in several stages. At first, the list of possible candidates has included heads of oblast executive committees (225 people). After they had taken a test and an interview, a 74-strong reserve group of senior officials aged up to 40 has been formed.
The seminar also includes practical classes in the Academy of Public Administration under the aegis of the Belarus President with the participation of heads of national and local government bodies. “This is only the beginning. We will be doing some very careful work in this field. We urge the personnel departments at the oblast executive committees and oblast governors to work with these people in a very meaningful way. This is about teaching, in the first place. You will make working trips to other regions and work together with chairpersons of district, city, and oblast executive committees,” Natalya Kochanova summarized.