The government of the Amur region there was a new Ministry

© RIA Novosti / Alexei Druginderal in fotobanka the Governor of the Amur region Vasily Orlov. Archival photoThe government of the Amur region there was a new Ministry© RIA Novosti / Alexei Druginderal the image Bank

The new Ministry of economic development and external relations Department created in the government of the Amur region, it is formed by the merger of the Ministry of foreign economic relations, tourism and entrepreneurship and regional economic development, the press service of the regional government.

According to the report, privatizing instructed the Governor of the region Vasily Orlov, head of the combined Ministry Lyudmila Starkova.

«By combining disappeared overlapping responsibilities. Now the Ministry of economic development — one powerful body. At the moment it is the largest Ministry not so much in numbers as in the area of responsibility»,- the press service quoted Starkov.

In the structure of the new Ministry has two first deputies: Oksana Kokshenev — supervising a number of development strategies of the region and taxes and Ekaterina Kireeva – responsible for tourism and external relations. Three Deputy supervise the energy, entrepreneurship and investment and trade and public procurement.

Some powers, for example, the assessment of efficiency of use of foreign labour, after the reorganization transferred to the Department of employment of the population of the Amur region.

The eagles previously reported that in the Amur region will be the reform of the institutional system of the Executive bodies of state power, the cuts will affect staff, lawyers and specialists of IT-sphere.

Still in the position of acting Governor of the Orlov reported that plans to optimize the structure of the government of the Amur region by reducing government officials, and possibly some outsourcing. In June, he said that «officials should remain only those who really need to sign some documents.» Orlov was appointed acting Governor of the Amur region on may 30. The former head of region Alexander Kozlov has become the head of a Ministry. September 9, the eagles won the early elections of the Governor of the Amur region.