The mayor of Samara has denied reports about his resignation

SAMARA, on 26 October. /TASS/. The head of Samara Oleg Fursov continue to work in resignation did not leave. He reported about it on Thursday to journalists after a meeting of the government of the Samara region, which was announced about his joining the Cabinet of Ministers of the region.

Fursov is headed by Samara from December 2014.

“The resignation is not gone, continue to work. Further changes will be officially announced later”, – said Fursov.

As stated at the meeting of the regional government, the acting head of the Governor Dmitry Azarov, Fursov from November 1 will begin work in the Cabinet of the Samara region and will oversee the situation on the labour market.

As reported TASS a source in the regional government, Konstantin Fursov will take the post of Minister of labour.

According to Azarov, the duties of the head of Samara will be entrusted to the first Deputy head of the city Vladimir Vasilenko.

Earlier Thursday it was reported that the Prosecutor’s office made to the city Duma of Samara representation about dismissal Fursova. It did not specify, in connection with the submitted representation, but in a press-service of the city hall explained that it concerns a Fursova participation in the club of honorary graduates of the Samara state aerospace University (Kuibyshev aviation Institute, Samara state aerospace University).