Up to date: Jan 15, 2020 23:14 IST
Moscow [Russia], Jan 15 (ANI): Russian Federal Tax Service head Mikhail Mishustin on Wednesday accepted President Vladimir Putin’s provide to change into nation’s prime minister after the federal government of Prime Minister Dmitri A Medvedev resigned.
“President Vladimir Putin held a working assembly with Mikhail Mishustin and invited him to take the prime minister’s publish. Having the consent, he submitted Mishustin’s candidacy for the publish of the prime minister to the State Duma for consideration,” stated the Kremlin in a press release.
Medvedev and his Cupboard resigned after Putin proposed sweeping constitutional adjustments that would lengthen his maintain on energy for a few years.
In a press release issued by the Russian information company Tass, Medvedev linked the sudden resignations to an overhaul put ahead earlier on Wednesday by Putin, New York Instances reported.
Putin, who underneath present legislation should step down in 2024, has proposed amending the Russian Structure to increase the powers of Parliament and a physique referred to as the State Council, which at present carries little weight. (ANI)