MINSK, 11 January (BelTA) - All major amendments proposed to the Constitution are based on the proposals of citizens, Chairman of the Belarusian Constitutional Court and the Constitutional Commission Piotr Miklashevich told BelTA on the sidelines of a meeting with students of the Belarusian State Technological University to discuss the draft Constitution.
"The Constitutional Commission began its work on 15 March and has held 11 meetings. First of all, we reviewed the proposals submitted by our citizens. Accordingly, all major amendments proposed to the Constitution are based on the proposals of citizens. Currently, a public discussion of those proposals that have already founded their way in the draft text of the Constitution is underway," Piotr Miklashevich noted.
The chairman of the Constitutional Court stressed that the most constructive proposals of citizens were taken into account. "Many proposals proposed by citizens will later be incorporated into laws. The constitutional level means only conceptual fundamental provisions that will make the basis for the development of national legislation develops, a specific constitutional and legal mechanism for the realization of the rights and freedoms of citizens," he added.