Belarusian Foreign Minister Makei to be buried in the Eastern Cemetery in Minsk
MINSK, November 27 – RIA Novosti. The late Belarusian Foreign Minister Vladimir Makei will be buried at the Eastern Cemetery in Minsk, the Belarusian government’s press service told RIA Novosti on Sunday.
Makei died suddenly the previous day. Since August 2012, he has been the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Belarus.
The cemetery is located in the east of Minsk, many statesmen, cultural figures and other famous and important people for Belarus are buried here.
The press service added that the country’s Ministry of Defense was tasked with holding a farewell ceremony at the Central Officers’ House in Minsk.
In a statement made by the press service, it was stated that the date and time of the farewell ceremony will be announced later.