Today President announced new appointments. The head of state approved several top officials in local administrations of the Baranovichi, Mosty, Gorki and Kirov districts. A new first deputy chairman of the Brest regional executive committee was appointed, as well as the heads of Pinsk and Vitebsk city administrations. Aleksandr Lukashenko wants the newly appointed officials not to ignore the problems of local residents and exercise caution when recruiting personnel. The emphasis should be on professionals and people devoted to the country. The pool of our representatives abroad has also been updated. There were also new appointments among the staff of the State Control Committee and the State Customs Committee.