photo: Gennady Cherkasov
Opening the meeting of the Public Council, Sergey Shoigu thanked the members for their active participation in the life of the army.
He noted that the Ministry of defence receives positive feedback from listeners of military Academy of the lectures presented there to members of the Public Council. Then the Minister moved on to the agenda – election of the head of the Public Council.
“As required by Statute, I must offer you the head of the Public Council. I propose to extend the work of Pavel Nikolaevich Gusev. He had taken an active part in the work, have presided over these events held under the auspices of the Public Council in the past two years. I hope will continue,” – said Shoigu.
The Minister of defence, recalled one of the many activities that was conducted by the Ministry of defense jointly with the Public Council: “Under the leadership of Pavel Nikolaevich in the Park “Patriot” successfully carried out the origin or revival of youth movements, which is called Warmia”.
After Pavel Gusev was unanimously elected head of the Public Council, the Minister congratulated him and wished them further success.
– I honestly worked and served for the good of the Public Council, said in his turn Pavel Gusev. – With the new election I am ready to do it with renewed vigor. For me, the current Ministry of defence is a structure that truly represents today’s Russia. Through the Public Council of civil society gets a lot of information about what is being done in the Ministry of defence. Thank you for your trust. And I will do everything to justify this trust.