Legislative assembly ready to assign Mikhail Kosoy as government head
Penza, 11 November 2014. PenzaNews. A project of a law to approve the new head of the Penza region government has been submitted to the regional Legislative Assembly on Tuesday, November 11. According to the document, the regional parliament intends to agree to the governor’s suggestion of assigning the position to Mikhail Kosoy, who is currently the acting chairman of the government.
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The law will come into force on the day it is signed.
The next session of the Legislative Assembly of the region will be held on Tuesday, November 18.
As PenzaNews agency reported earlier, Mikhail Kosoy, the director of the Penza region Pension Fund department, was assigned the position of the first deputy head of the regional government on August 15, 2014, after which he was ordered to perform the duties of the prime minister.
Alexei Ryabov, the former acting chairman of the regional government, has been working as the vice prime minister since August 18.
The office of the first deputy head of the Penza region government became vacant after Roman Chernov left it on July 18, 2014 after working there for less than a month.