KEMEROVO, April 3. /TASS/. The former Governor of the Kemerovo region, 73-year-old Aman Tuleyev received a mandate from the Council of people’s deputies of the region, told TASS in the electoral Commission of the region.
According to him, Tuleyev handed over the vacant mandate of the Deputy of Wang-Wai Chen, who resigned in 2016. The regional Council shall issue a certificate Tuleyev, the Deputy and to include in one of the committees.
Led the Kemerovo region since 1997, Aman Tuleev 1 April 2018 appealed to Russian President Vladimir Putin with a request for early resignation after a major fire in the Kemerovo TC “Winter cherry”, in which 64 people were killed and 79 were injured. The head of state has accepted the resignation of Tuleyev, appointed acting head of the region the Vice-Governor of 57-year-old Sergei Tsivilev.