MINSK, 21 December (BelTA) – Ivan Krupko, who was appointed Gomel Oblast governor on 21 December, told reporters about his main objective in his new role, BelTA has learned.
“My main goal as governor is to improve the quality of life of people. This will be the priority of my work and the work of a team of like-minded people,” he said.
Ivan Krupko did not hide that the new appointment was somewhat unexpected for him, but he approached it earnestly and responsibly. “This shows considerable trust of the head of state. This is also a great responsibility to the president, the country and residents of Gomel Oblast,” the governor said.
According to him, over two years of work in the capacity of a minister, he had to travel a lot across the regions, so he is well aware of the state of affairs in the agricultural complex of Gomel Oblast. As for important tasks in other areas of activity, these are fixing problems, improving technologies, monitoring the implementation of projects in the manufacturing industry.
“A meeting with senior officials is scheduled for tomorrow [meeting of the president with senior officials of Gomel Oblast]. Some of the tasks were set today, but they will be explained in greater detail to me and the regional officials at tomorrow's meeting,” Ivan Krupko said.