The state Duma approved Olga Timofeev for the post of Deputy speaker


MOSCOW, October 11. /TASS/. The state Duma meeting on Wednesday approved the Olga Timofeev for the post of Deputy speaker of the lower house is appointed by the President of the Russian Federation acting head of Dagestan Vladimir Vasiliev. Her candidacy was proposed by the faction “United Russia”.

At the same time, the deputies adopted a decree on the early resignation of Vladimir Vasiliev.

“The post of Vice-speaker of the state Duma requires special qualities in the first place, responsible attitude to business, this is one of the main traits Olga Timofeeva. Working in the popular front, she always takes an active position on policy issues, defending the interests of ordinary people”, – said journalists the co-Chairman of the Central headquarters of the onf, the head of the Duma Committee on culture Stanislav Govorukhin.

“Olga Timofeeva successfully combined lawmaking in the state Duma, heading the Committee on ecology and environmental protection, and work in the popular front, as a co-chair of the Central headquarters of the onf. I am confident that Olga will be able to solve new problems,” he added.

Timofeeva previously held the post of head of the Duma Committee on ecology and environmental protection. In this position, the chamber approved on Wednesday Vladimir Burmatov.

Russian President Vladimir Putin met on 3 October the resignation of Ramazan Abdulatipov, who led Dagestan since 2013, and appointed acting head of the region Vasilyeva, the former until the Vice-speaker of the state Duma and the Chairman of the Duma faction “United Russia”. Thursday, October 5, the Russian presidential envoy in the North Caucasian Federal district Oleg Belaventsev Vasilyev submitted to the government and Parliament of Dagestan.

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