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Lukashenko wants proposals for addressing economic issues ready within a week

MINSK (BelTA) – Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko instructed the government to finalize a package of draft legal acts envisaging concrete steps for addressing economic issues and to submit these draft documents to him within a week. The made the statement at the session held on 16 February to discuss measures meant to improve the effectiveness of the social and economic complex, BelTA has learned.

“Do not forget that you will start working with the adopted legal acts in the near future and that they must bring tangible results,” the head of state remarked.

Alexander Lukashenko warned that this is the last session in this format. Then the government will have to act.

The President stressed that the government had insisted on scrutinizing the near-future plan of action at the level of the head of state. “If you have a plan of action, let's consider it together. I would like to know if it helps ensure the sustainable development of the country and the balance of interests of the society and the state,” Alexander Lukashenko said.

“I reiterate that at the end of Q1 we will analyze our efforts to solve these tasks. We will revise these issues once again at the end of H1,” the President said.

“You must move forward without any delays! If you do not know what to do, talk to people, visit enterprises. Even if you do not solve the issue, there will be less tension. People will tell you what to do. If you embark on this, leave your offices and become closer to people, it will be easier for you to work, you will find solutions to those complicated issues,” the head of state believes.