Minsk, Jan 27 (Agencies): An extraordinary session of Belarusian Parliament would be held on Thursday to approve upon the appointment of Mikhail Myasnikovich as the new Prime Minister.

"Pursuant to the Constitution of Belarus, the head of state ruled to convene an extraordinary session of the House of Representatives (lower house of parliament) in Minsk on January 27 for confirming the appointment of the Prime Minister and consideration of other issues, if need be," the presidential said.
Before his appointment as the PM, Myasnikovich was heading the Belarusian Academy of Sciences. Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko described the new Prime Minister as a very flexible person capable of organising collegial work of the new government.

Lukashenko accepted the resignation of the previous government on December 27, 2010, following his re-election for a new term.