Republic of Belarus

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Delegation of the National Assembly of the Republic of Belarus to the CSTO PA consists of 7 deputies from the House of Representatives of the National Assembly of the Republic of Belarus and 4 deputies from the Council of the Republic of the National Assembly of the Republic of Belarus.

Vladimir Andreichenko, Liliya Ananich, Sergei Dik, Aleksandr Dubov, Evgeny Zaitsev, Igor Lavrinenko, Pavel Silchyonok, Anatoly Isachenko, Igor Gedich, Sergei Rachkov, Sergei Anyukhovsky.

Plenipotentiary representative of the National Assembly of the Republic of Belarus: Viktor Kogut

Council of the Republic of the National Assembly of the Republic of Belarus


Seats

64

Voting System

56 members of the Council of the Republic are elected by local Councils. 8 members of the Council of the Republic are appointed by the President of the Republic of Belarus. A citizen of the Republic of Belarus who has reached the age of 30 and has lived in the relevant region or the city of Minsk for at least 5 years may become a member of the Council of the Republic.

Natalya Kochanova

Chairwoman of the Council of the Republic of the National Assembly of the Republic of Belarus

Born in 1960 in Polotsk, Vitebsk oblast’.
1982: graduated from the Faculty of Industrial and Civil Engineering of Novopolotsk Polytechnic Institute.
2006: graduated from the Academy of Public Administration under the President of the Republic of Belarus.
1982–1995: control panel operator, safety engineer, engineer of the Production Technology Department of the Polotsk enterprise Vodokanal.
1995–2002: engineer, acting head, chief engineer of the Production Technology Department of the Municipal Unitary Enterprise Polotsk Housing and Communal Services.
2002–2007: head of the Department of Housing and Communal Services, acting deputy Chairwoman for Capital Construction and Housing and Communal Services of the Polotsk City Executive Committee, deputy Chairwoman for Capital Construction and Housing and Communal Services of the Polotsk City Executive Committee.
2007–2014: Chairwoman of the Novopolotsk City Executive Committee. During her time in the office, reconstruction of the Novopolotsk Refinery and its technical re-equipment were started, and the Polimir refinery was joined with Naftan OJSC. Construction of two new city districts and their infrastructure was completed. Novopolotsk was the first city in the republic to receive the Child-Friendly City title and one of the first in the republic to have a youth parliament under the Novopolotsk City Council of Deputies. Honorary Citizen of the city of Novopolotsk (2014).
2014–2016: deputy Prime Minister of the Republic of Belarus. Responsible for social services in the Government of the Republic. Presidential Chief of Staff of the Republic of Belarus[1] (2016–2019).
December 6, 2019: elected Chairwoman of the Council of the Republic of the National Assembly of the Republic of Belarus.
Natalya Kochanova has two daughters and several grandchildren.

House of Representatives of the National Assembly of the Republic of Belarus


Seats


110


Voting System


Deputies are elected for 4 years by universal, free, equal, direct suffrage by secret ballot. A citizen of the Republic of Belarus who has reached the age of 21 may become a deputy of the House of Representatives.

Vladimir Andreichenko

Chairman of the House of Representatives of the National Assembly of the Republic of Belarus


Born in 1949 in the village of Maryanovo, Liozna district, Vitebsk oblast’.
1977: graduated from the Velikiye Luki Agricultural Institute.
1988: graduated from the Minsk Higher Party School. Worked as an agronomist at the collective farm Victory of Socialism, headed the organizational department of the Liozna district Komsomol Committee.
Since 1991: Chairman of the Committee on Agriculture and Food Supply of the Vitebsk oblast’ Executive Committee.
November 1994 to October 2008: Chairman of the Vitebsk oblast’ Executive Committee.
October 27, 2008: elected Chairman of the House of Representatives of the National Assembly of the Republic of Belarus of the fourth convocation
December 2008: elected first deputy Chairman of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Union of Belarus and Russia. Member of the Supreme State Council of the Union State.