The Federation Council was advised the new head of the CBI to deal with the economy in the region

© Photo : courtesy of the press service of the President of Brorsen Kanokov. Archive photoThe Federation Council was advised the new head of the CBI to deal with the economy in the region© Photo : courtesy of the press service of President KBR

The new head of Kabardino-Balkaria Kazbek Kokofu first need to deal with the recovery and care of the people, said the representative of regional Parliament in Council of Federation Arsen Kanokov.

On Wednesday, Russian President Vladimir Putin appointed acting head of the Kabardino-Balkaria Kazbek Kokov from the administration of the President. The former head of the Republic, his namesake Yury Kokov, who had headed the region since 2013, the President appointed the Deputy Secretary of the Security Council of the Russian Federation.

«We (Kokov) supported, and I personally will support his endeavors, as he is enlightened and well educated… I congratulated, called, but since I had to be on the «Formula» (car race, which was held in Sochi), we have not seen him, but always agreed to meet and socialize,» said the Senator.

«Now a difficult time for him (Cocobu) should be very attentive to the problems of our ordinary people, need to boost the economy. Recovery is very important, we need people today to help go to the people, with them to consult, it is necessary to love people is very important. And I hope that he will have real credibility among ordinary people, and we will help,» — said Kanokov.

In the activities of the previous head of the Republic Yuri Kokov he saw both pros and cons.

«He contributed, I think, not sufficiently involved in the economy, however, have made great efforts to combat extremism. I think that this time was not lost for the Republic. But now that terrorism and extremism have already become less, it is necessary to deal with the economy,» he stressed.