OREANDA-NEWS. Preparations for the All Belarusian People’s Assembly are scheduled for December. This was stated by the President of the republic, Alexander Lukashenko; his words are reported by the press service of the head of state.

“In December, I believe, we will return to the preparation of the All Belarusian People’s Assembly, where we will define the tasks of the development of our country for a five-year period,” the politician said. According to him, the meeting will consider “universal issues” of the development of Belarus.

For the first time, Lukashenko announced the timing of the Assembly in early September in an interview with Russian journalists. Then he said that the event is scheduled for December 2020 – January 2021.

The congress of the Belarusian people is held every 5 years. The previous All Belarusian People’s Assembly was held in June 2016. It was attended by 2.5 thousand people.