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11 October 2018, 20:12

Elections

LPR hopeful Koval meets with Civil Engineering College staff

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LUGANSK, October 11 (Lugansk Media Centre) - Oleg Koval, a candidate for the post of Lugansk People’s Republic Head, met with the Molodogvardeisk Civil Engineering College staff on Thursday.

Koval discussed the development of the Republic’s education system, the timely raising of standards of living for teachers and implementation of the programme of LPR socio-economic development till 2023.

“An important point is that the policy-makers - the Head of the Republic, the education minister, the parliament’s dedicated committee and local officials -- are facilitating the development of the education system,” he said.

He acknowledged that teachers “remained in a difficult situation in terms of social welfare.”

On September 7, LPR lawmakers passed the resolution setting November 11, 2018 as the date for parliamentary and Head elections. On September 6,  acting LPR Head Leonid Pasechnik signed the parliament-approved bills amending the LPR Provisional Basic Law (Constitution) and certain election law which extended the term of office for the Head of the Republic and parliamentarians from four to five years starting from the next election.

After verification of the documents and support lists, the Central Election Commission registered four candidates for the country’s top post, as well as the parliament candidate lists of the social movements Mir Luganschine and Lugansk Economic Union (LES).

LuganskMediaCentre — 11 October — Lugansk