Acting Minister of economic development is now the Deputy Minister Alexei Vedev, said “Interfax” with reference to sources in the Ministry. According to one of interlocutors of Agency, the corresponding order was signed before the arrest of the Minister of economic development Alexei Ulyukayev.
As notes “Interfax”, previously the acting head of the MAYOR were Deputy Minister Evgeny Elin, but he went on a business trip, and the acting head of the Department became Vedev. The news Agency did not specify, in this connection, Elin became acting Minister, but we know that at the end of last week the speaker became ill, reports “Interfax”.
“While the information that Vedev temporarily performs the duties of the Minister, just for today. Wait and see,” said the source RNS in the Department. According to him, the help for management staff “says that today the acting Minister Alexei Vedev”.
Alexei Vedev was supposed to perform the duties of the Minister of economic development during the visit Alexey Ulyukayev at the APEC summit in Peru, from 17 to 20 November, reports “RIA Novosti” with reference to a source in the Ministry. According to the interlocutor of the Agency, this does not mean that Vedev will perform the duties of the Minister after the arrest of the speaker — it requires the relevant decision of the President.