Mr Anatoly Rubinov had a meeting with the chairpersons of Province Councils of Deputies

     On 25 June 2010 Mr Anatoly Rubinov, Chairman of the Council of the Republic of the National Assembly of the Republic of Belarus, Chairman of the Council for Cooperation of Local Self-Government Bodies at the Council of the Republic, had a working meeting with the chairpersons of Province Councils of Deputies. Mr Leonid Krupets, Deputy Chairman of the Council of the Republic, and Mr Gennady Novitsky, Chairperson of the Standing Committee of the Council of the Republic for Regional Policy and Local Self-Government, also took part in the meeting. The participants discussed the development of the local self-government system in the Republic of Belarus.
      The participants of the meeting examined the rights granted to the local Councils of Deputies by the new edition of the Law of the Republic of Belarus “On Local Government and Self-Government in the Republic of Belarus” coming into effect on 20 July 2010, in particular its provision on the creation of associations of local Councils of Deputies. The Chairpersons of Province Councils of Deputies agreed that it was necessary to discuss this issue at the sessions of the local Councils of Deputies .
     The Chairman of the Council of the Republic summarized the results of the meeting and recommended the Chairpersons of local Councils of Deputies to intensify their activity aimed at solving urgent problems of the populations.