Mikhail Myasnikovich

Mikhail Uladzimiravich Myasnikovich is the Prime Minister of Belarus, appointed by President Alexander Lukashenko following the 2010 presidential election.

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Mikhail Uladzimiravich Myasnikovich (Belarusian: Міхаіл Уладзіміравіч Мясніковіч, Belarusian pronunciation: [mʲixail ulad͡zʲimʲiravʲit͡ʃ mʲasnʲikovʲit͡ʃ]; Russian: Михаил Владимирович Мясникович; born 6 May 1950)[1] is the Prime Minister of Belarus, appointed by President Alexander Lukashenko following the 2010 presidential election.[2]

Personal life

Born in Novy Snov, Nesvizh district, Minsk Region, BSSR, Soviet Union, he graduated from the Brest Engineering and Construction Institute in 1972 and the Communist Party School in 1989 in Minsk. He has a PhD in economics[1] and has worked as an engineer in the construction industry.[citation needed] He also speaks English and has a son, daughter and two grandchildren.[1]

Career

He was head of Administration in the President's Office (1995—2001) and chairman of the National Academy of Sciences (2001-2010)[1]