Chairman of the State Duma Vyacheslav Volodin
Vyacheslav Victorovich The Chairman of the State Duma of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation of the eighth convocation. Elected in single mandate constituency № 163 (Saratov constituency - Saratov Oblast) was elected Chairman of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Union of Belarus and Russia. Such decision was adopted at the first meeting of the 61st session of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Union of Belarus and Russia held in Minsk.
“There are several substantive issues on the agenda. Therefore, we should consider them and make decisions today, thus we will contribute in the development and implementation of programs adopted within the framework of the Supreme State Council,” Vyacheslav Volodin said.
Vyacheslav Volodin was elected Chairman of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Union of Belarus and Russia in 2016 and held this position until the end of the term of the State Duma of the seventh convocation.
The new compositions of the commissions of the Parliamentary Assembly were also approved at the meeting.
Vyacheslav Volodin paid official visit to Minsk on December 2. Earlier, he met with President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko and Chairman of the House of Representatives of the National Assembly of the Republic of Belarus Vladimir Andreichenko.