Representatives of the Minsk Region’s deputy corps gathered in the upper house of parliament today. The focus was on the socio-economic development of the Minsk Region, internal political situation. Chairman of the Council of the Republic Natalya Kochanova stressed that the quality and living conditions of Belarusians largely depend on the work of the deputies. According to her, such meetings at the regional level will make it possible to promptly resolve urgent issues. The main task for a deputy of any level is to avoid formalism, she said.