Mikhail Mishustin was named Prime Minister of Russia in January of this yr.
File picture of Russian PM Mikhail Mishustin and Russian President Vladimir Putin (Picture Credit: AP)
Russian Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin says he has examined constructive for the brand new coronavirus and has advised President Vladimir Putin he’ll self-isolate.
First Deputy Prime Minister Andrei Belousov will briefly carry out Mishustin’s duties, however the prime minister stated Thursday that he would keep in contact on key points.
Mishustin, 54, was named prime minister in January.
Throughout a video name, Putin voiced hope that Mishustin would proceed participating in drafting insurance policies to shore up the Russian economic system, which has been harm by the virus pandemic.
In Russia, the prime minister oversees the economic system and solutions to the president.
It was not instantly clear when Putin final met with Mishustin in particular person. The Russian president has minimized conferences and switched to holding video conferences with officers throughout the pandemic.