Belarus president names new prime minister

Belarus president names new prime minister

FILE PHOTO: Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko listens to Russian President Vladimir Putin d
FILE PHOTO: Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko listens to Russian President Vladimir Putin during their meeting in the Black sea resort of Sochi, Russia, February 7, 2020. Alexander Zemlianichenko/Pool via REUTERS

MINSK: Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko appointed Roman Golovchenko on Thursday (Jun 4) as prime minister, the Belta news agency reported.

Golovchenko previously served as head of the state military-industrial committee.

On Wednesday, Lukashenko dismissed his government ahead of a presidential election set for Aug 9.

Source: Reuters

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