At a meeting of the sixth session of the Council of the Republic of the National Assembly of the Republic of Belarus of the seventh convocation, Leonid Zayats was elected Vice Speaker of the Council of the Republic, BelTA informs.
As you may recall, Leonid Zayats was appointed a member of the Council of the Republic on December 13. Following a secret ballot, the senators unanimously supported his candidacy.
“I have known Leonid Zayats for a long time,” said Natalya Kochanova, Speaker of the Council of the Republic of the National Assembly of the Republic of Belarus. “He is an expert in his field, a very seasoned leader who has gained great experience as an administrator, minister and governor. His professional experience will certainly be useful in our work. It is very important that he is a great person, a true patriot of his country. He loves and values people.”