Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko made new appointments. The head of state appointed: Irina Kostevich Labor and Social Security Minister. The head of state instructed her to step up efforts to fulfill major tasks, namely to ensure a high level of employment in the country and create an efficient labor market, raise the incomes of people and improve the system of protection of vulnerable categories of people. Andrei Strachko was made Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Belarus to Kyrgyzstan, Ruslan Yesin - Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Belarus to Japan. Vladimir Karpyak was appointed Belarus President’s Aide – chief inspector for Minsk.