The offer to lead the Kurgan oblast was a surprise, said Shumkov

© RIA Novosti / Michael Clientgenerated in Photobacterium of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin and acting Governor of the Kurgan region Vadim Shumkov during the meeting. October 2, 2018The offer to lead the Kurgan oblast was a surprise, said Shumkov© RIA Novosti / Michael Clientgenerated the image Bank

The acting Governor of the Kurgan region Vadim Shumkov said that the offer to lead the region should not catch him by surprise, but still was unexpected.

Alexey Kokorin on October 2 left a post of the head of the Kurgan region in connection with the transition to a new job. On the same day Russian President Vladimir Putin appointed acting head of the region Deputy Governor of the Tyumen region Shumkov.

«I realized that I could do some suggestions, because he passed training under the program of which you know (the Higher school of public administration, Ranepa, ed.). It is very high quality trainings. However, calls and suggestions have been quite unexpected,» said Shumkov reporters.

According to him, the speech about how to take a mound of employees of the Tyumen government. «According to my information, there is also a good team. You need to understand what tasks they were given before, something to reformat it», – he explained.

According to him, Putin had «a good conversation», the President «asked to care for the population in their region and try your best to make to the development of socio-economic development of the region.»

«I hope that in the near future will be able to report on the first steps taken and proposed options for improving the situation», – concluded Shumkov, noting that to proceed to the duties of the head of the Kurgan region, he plans on Thursday.

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