Updated at 23:19,25-10-2016

Former Minsk Mayor Mikhail Paulau Dies

Mikhail Paulau was seriously ill for the past several years. In April 2009, he had an operation on brain tumour. His illness caused his resignation from the post of the Minsk Mayor.

Mikhail Paulau served the Belarusian capital Mayor in 2000-2009.

Alexander Lukashenka expressed his condolences to the family of the late and ordered to organize a state funeral.