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18 April 2024, 11:54

PM: Belarusian People’s Congress will bring together 1,162 delegates

MINSK, 18 April (BelTA) – A total of 1,162 people have been delegated to participate in the Belarusian People’s Congress, Prime Minister Roman Golovchenko said at a meeting with Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko to discuss the preparations for the first meeting of the seventh Belarusian People's Congress, BelTA has learned. 

According to the prime minister, the organizing committee for the Belarusian People’s Congress has been working hard. All the instructions given by the head of state in connection with this large-scale event have been fulfilled in a timely manner. 

"The list of participants is complete. The issues of transportation, accommodation, food, and security of the delegates have been worked out in detail," Roman Golovchenko said. "The list includes 1,162 delegates, including 412 delegates ex officio, and 750 by election, including 402 men and 348 women." 

350 people have been delegated from local councils of deputies and 400 from civil society. "All procedures for electing delegates were carried out in full compliance with the law," the prime minister stressed. 

As for the invited persons who are not delegates but who will take part in the Belarusian People’s Congress, there are 715 of them, including 68 honored representatives of the Belarusian society and seven regional delegations, each of which includes 68 people, including representatives of regional media, healthcare, education, law enforcement and security, enterprises, and former heads of regions and citizens of honor administrative-territorial units.  31 foreign citizens (representatives of interstate integration associations and foreign diplomats) are expected to attend the Belarusian People’s Congress.
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