Aleksandr Lukashenko meets with Valery Vakulchik to receive his report

    The Investigation Committee should arrange smooth operation and become a full-fledged body during 2012, President of Belarus Aleksandr Lukashenko said as he met with Chairman of the Investigation Committee Valery Vakulchik on 9 January.

    Aleksandr Lukashenko noted that the structure of the Investigation Committee should be improved within a year taking into account the drawbacks that may be discovered in the process of its operation. Moreover, it will be essential to make final decisions on the personnel of the agency. Aleksandr Lukashenko stressed that the Investigation Committee should become an example of improving the operation of other force agencies.

    Since the beginning of the year the personnel of the Investigation Committee have made over 3,000 crime scene examinations, have filed 1,122 criminal suits. Accordign to Valery Vakulchik, the personnel of the Investigation Committee and Interior Ministry bodies work together to investigate crimes, timely respond to treats and reports on accidents and offences.

    Yet several minor issues have to be addressed, including the accommodation of Investigation Committee departments in oblast and district capitals. The President pointed out that top executives of the Interior Ministry, the State Security Committee, and the oblast governors should take part in the organization of the Committee’s operation. The head of state remarked that he is eager to visiting Investigation Committee branches during his working trips about the country.