Medvedev presents his proposals on composition of new Cabinet to Putin
It is not reported what kind of personnel reshuffle the head of the Government proposed.
Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev announced to President Vladimir Putin his views on the composition of the new cabinet of ministers. This was reported on the air of the TV channel Russia-24, which showed footage from the meeting.
Medvedev did not sound the names of the future heads of the ministries. As Natalia Timakova, the press secretary of the prime minister, explained, the fact that the head of government presented the proposals to the president does not mean that they will be publicly announced.
At the meeting, Putin said that on Tuesday, May 15, he will sign a decree on the new structure of the government presented by the prime minister. In turn, Medvedev will present candidatures for ministerial posts on Friday, May 18, he said at the meeting.
Earlier, it was reported that Medvedev named candidacies for the posts of new vice-premier – for healthcare, education and social policy he suggested chairman of the Audit Chamber Tatyana Golikova, for the post of deputy prime minister supervising construction – Vitaly Mutko. And for the post of vice-premier for industry and energy Dmitry Kozak is expected to be appointed. The first vice-premier should become acting minister of finance Anton Siluanov; now Igor Shuvalov occupies this position.
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