Shokhin said that the proposed Sechin to the post of business Ombudsman

© RIA Novosti / Sergey Goneeverything in fotomontaggi Sechin. Archival photoShokhin said that the proposed Sechin to the post of business Ombudsman© RIA Novosti / Sergey Goneeverything the image Bank

The head of the Russian Union of Industrialists and entrepreneurs (RSPP) Alexander Shokhin said that when she first discussed the candidate for the post of business Ombudsman, proposed by Igor Sechin, but it was taken as a joke.

«At the time when I first solved the question of who authorized to protect the rights of entrepreneurs to put forward, I was suddenly invited Igor Sechin to propose. They laughed at me. And we need the person who is associating themselves with this issue», — said Shokhin journalists.

«Because people like Chubais, Sechin, if they are something to do, seriously. Here we need to drag from the state camp of such a powerful bureaucrat as Igor Ivanovich Sechin. But he perceived that I’m fine jokes did,» said Shokhin.

The Ombudsman under the RF President on protection of entrepreneurs ‘ rights was finally created after the 2012 presidential election. This post went to Boris Titov, in June, he was reappointed for a new term. Sechin before the arrival in may 2012 for the post of head of Rosneft was Deputy Prime Minister of the Russian Federation, and earlier Deputy head of the presidential administration.