© Press-service of the government of Karelia

PETROZAVODSK, September 25. /TASS/. The new government of Karelia, half updated after the election of the head of region should achieve a qualitative improvement of life in the Republic, said Monday the Plenipotentiary representative of RF President in the North-Western Federal district (SZFO) Nikolay Tsukanov, speaking at the first meeting of the regional government, which was held immediately after the inauguration of the elected head of Karelia Arthur Parfenchikov.

In February of this year, Russian President Vladimir Putin has appointed the former head of the Federal bailiff service (FSSP) Russia Parfenchikov acting head of the region. On last September 10 elections, which became the first 15 years of direct elections of the head region, Parfenchikov won, gaining 61.34% of votes. Monday was the official entry Parfenchikov office .

“Problem questions quite a lot: the presidential decrees for their execution Karelia does not look so bright compared to other NWFD regions, the second direction is the resettlement of dilapidated housing, we need to figure out why the still unresolved questions on this program and there is no guarantee that they will be addressed Very current issues in health care, without radical changes in this area will be impossible to change the attitude of the population towards authorities. You need to work on quality improvement of life in the Republic, the Embassy will fully help,” said the envoy.

As reported TASS the press service of the government of the Republic, the Cabinet of Ministers has been updated half. “The vast majority of the new appointees is a local talent, but there are invited from outside the Republic. For example, to the position of Vice Premier in charge of agriculture, was appointed head of the Department of agriculture of Russia Vladimir Labinov, an outstanding specialist in his field”, – noted in press service.

Also replaced the Ministers of agriculture, economic development and industry, national issues and regional policy, construction, housing and energy, said the press service.

At the first meeting of the new government of the region Parfenchikov, announcing its membership, noted that the number of leaders has not yet been appointed. In particular, nominations are pending in health care, road management, management of the registry office, they will be made on the basis of open competitions held by the Agency for strategic initiatives.