President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko has signed a decree on the resignation of the government.
“The President has decided to resign the current government. The relevant decree has been signed,” said on the air of the state TV channel “Belarus 1.
On Wednesday, Alexander Lukashenko held a meeting to consider proposals for the new government. The head of state promised that there would be no revolutionary changes in the Cabinet of Ministers.
As previously reported, May 25, Lukashenko announced plans to form a new government before the presidential elections, scheduled for August 9 this year.
Later he confirmed his plans. “I’ve talked about it and I will do it,” said the President, adding that he would soon appoint an acting prime minister.
Earlier Lukashenko explained that “we have always announced a new government before the elections after the registration of the incumbent president as a presidential candidate. According to him, such a method is used to increase voters’ confidence: “And what? The elections are over, people voted for you… And you’re dragging your relatives, your loved ones, your relatives and others into this government.
The current government has been operating since August 18, 2018, under the leadership of Prime Minister Sergei Rumas after Lukashenko sent Andrei Kobyakov’s cabinet to resign under the pretext of mismanagement in the implementation of measures for the development of Orsha District.