The head of Murmansk will become the regional Minister of industry

© RIA Novosti / Sergey Asyncoperation in fotobanka Murmansk. Archival photoThe head of Murmansk will become the regional Minister of industry© RIA Novosti / Sergey Emancipate the image Bank

The Ministry of development of industry and entrepreneurship of the Murmansk region will be headed by Dmitry Filippov, who still held the position of head of administration of Murmansk, the press service of the regional government.

The offer to take the post of the mayor of Murmansk did Governor Marina Kovtun. «The experience that you gained working in a municipality is very important for it to work at the level of subject of the Russian Federation», – quotes the press-service of the word Kovtun.

«I am confident that continuing to work in your team in my new role, I will be able to be useful for the development of the Arctic,» – said Filippov and said that according to the Charter, would have to resign the head of the municipality at the next meeting of Council to be held on 20 September, and then will be ready to proceed to the duties of the Minister.

Kovtun noted that in the near future will direct the appeal to the Minister of industry and trade of Russia Denis Manturov with a request to agree on the candidacy of Filippov for the post of Minister of industrial development and entrepreneurship of the Murmansk region.

Philippi 43 years. Deputies of Council of deputies of Murmansk city, he was elected head of the municipality in December 2016.